Ray Charles: Genius + Soul = Jazz

Ray Charles: Genius + Soul = Jazz
Title: Genius + Soul = Jazz
Label: Verve
Product Type: VINYL LP

Limited 180gm vinyl LP pressing. Acoustic Sounds Series reissue. Mastered by Kevin Gray from the original analog tapes. Ray Charles was best known for his work in the idioms of R&B, rock 'n' roll and even successful forays into country. But he also recorded influential jazz albums, including the groundbreaking Genius + Soul = Jazz originally released in 1961. Recorded at the Van Gelder Studios in Englewood Cliffs, New Jersey, in late 1960, Genius + Soul = Jazz was produced by Creed Taylor and includes arrangements by Quincy Jones and Ralph Burns. Ray Charles played the organ with three vocals ("I've Got News For You," "I'm Gonna Move To The Outskirts Of Town" and "One Mint Julep") and band members included members of the Count Basie Orchestra: Thad Jones, Joe Newman, Billy Mitchell, Frank Wess, Freddie Green and Sonny Payne among others.

Tracks:
1.1 From The Heart
1.2 I've Got News For You
1.3 Moanin'
1.4 Let's Go
1.5 One Mint Julep
2.1 I'm Gonna Move To The Outskirts Of Town
2.2 Stompin' Room Only
2.3 Mister C
2.4 Strike Up The Band
2.5 Birth Of The Blues

Ray Charles: Genius + Soul = Jazz

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Product-type:VINYL LP
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