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The one-off is a Japanese issue, Toshiba-EMI.

At his peak, with Wayne Shorter and Herbie Hancock in 1961. Pentecostal Feeling and the rest. Zinging outward-bound hard-bop. LP from Doxy.

Great hard bop, passing in 1967 from bluesy to modal, with Cedar Walton, Billy Higgins and the terrific Sonny Red. The long title track is sultry and grooving; and there’s a version of the dancer Book’s Bossa.

1961 session with Pepper Adams and Herbie Hancock. Kicks off with I’m An Old Cowhand… always a winner.

Ace, key DB. ‘The perfect bridge between his spacey late-60s attempts to mimic Miles, and his tighter early-70s jazz-funk with the Mizells.’ Trumpet-tenor-flute; Duke Pearson on electric piano.