The Opener

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The Opener 36:57 $24.98
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# Track Title Length Format Sample Rate Price
1 A Lovely Way To Spend An Evening 6:52 192/24 Album only
2 Hugore 6:44 192/24 Album only
3 Oscalypso 5:39 192/24 Album only
4 Here's To My Lady 6:43 192/24 Album only
5 Lizzy's Bounce 5:24 192/24 Album only
6 Soon 5:35 192/24 Album only

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Curtis Fuller (trombone)
Hank Mobley (tenor saxophone)
Bobby Timmons (piano)
Paul Chambers (bass)
Art Taylor (drums)

Recorded June 16, 1957 in Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Hackensack, NJ

Originally issued as Blue Note BLP 1567

“In preparing these hi def remasters, we were very conscientious about maintaining the feel of the original releases while adding a previously unattainable transparency and depth. It now sounds like you've set up your chaise lounge right in the middle of Rudy Van Gelder's studio!” - Blue Note President, Don Was.

The Opener is Curtis Fuller’s remarkable debut on Blue Note Records. The trombonist delivers a fine set that features the tunes, “A Lovely Way To Spend An Evening,” “Here's To My Lady” and “Soon.” Fuller is joined by Hank Mobley, Bobby Timmons, Paul Chambers and Art Taylor.


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...terrific laid-back hard-bop.

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