Kenny Dorham - Una Mas

Kenny Dorham

Una Mas

Release date: September 13, 2019
Label: Blue Note
Format: 180 gram
Recorded in 1963, Una Mas was the first album to feature the dynamic frontline of trumpeter Kenny Dorham and tenor saxophonist Joe Henderson, a potent team that would go on to collaborate on numerous classic albums under each musician’s name including Henderson’s debut album Page One which was recorded just 2 months later. Along with a tremendous rhythm section of Herbie Hancock on piano, Butch Warren on bass, and Tony Williams on drums, the quintet delivers joyous performances of 3 Dorham originals including the irrepressible title track, “Straight Ahead,” and “Sao Paolo.” The striking album cover design by Reid Miles is a brilliant example of the designer’s creative use of Francis Wolff’s session photos. This Blue Note 80 Vinyl Edition is all-analog, mastered by Kevin Gray from the original master tapes, and pressed on 180g vinyl at Optimal.

Tracklist:
  • 1. Una Mas (One More Time) (Side A)
  • 2. Straight Ahead (Side B)
  • 3. Sao Paulo (Side B)
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