Mercy, Mercy - Buddy Rich
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  1. Mercy, Mercy, Mercy
  2. Preach and Teach
  3. Channel One Suite
  4. Big Mama Cass
  5. Goodbye Yesterday
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  1. Mercy, Mercy, Mercy
  2. Preach and Teach
  3. Channel One Suite
  4. Big Mama Cass
  5. Goodbye Yesterday
  6. Acid Truth
  7. Alfie
  8. Ode to Billie Joe
  9. Chavala
  10. Mr. Lucky
  11. Chelsea Bridge
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This CD reissue brings back the finest all-round recording by Buddy Rich's big band. The original version of "Channel 1 Suite" is a classic and contains tenor saxophonist Don Menza's most memorable solo, plus a couple of brilliant improvisations from the explosive drummer/leader. Another highlight is an inventive Phil Wilson arrangement of "Mercy, Mercy, Mercy," and even "Alfie" (a melodic feature for altoist Art Pepper) and "Ode to Billie Joe" come across well. In addition to the original LP program, three selections were ...

Mercy, Mercy 1997, Blue Note

UPC: 724385433122

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