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  1. Appointment in Ghana
  2. Omega
  3. Bloomdido
  4. This Is Always
  5. Ko-Ko
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  1. Appointment in Ghana
  2. Omega
  3. Bloomdido
  4. This Is Always
  5. Ko-Ko
  6. Little Melonae
  7. Embraceable You
  8. Blues Inn
  9. Bebop
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Altoist Christopher Hollyday's first release for Novus (following a few small-label sets) immediately made him one of the top Young Lions of the era. Nineteen at the time, Hollyday was clearly strongly influenced by Jackie McLean (one of his main teachers), but holds his own with an all-star group comprised of trumpeter Wallace Roney, pianist Cedar Walton, bassist David Williams, and drummer Billy Higgins. Performing two of McLean's originals ("Appointment in Ghana" and "Omega") and five bop standards, the young saxophonist ...

Christopher Hollyday 1989, Novus

UPC: 012416305525

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