THE HORACE TAPSCOTT QUINTET
Horace Tapscott, piano
Michael Session, soprano, alto, tenor saxophones
Thurman Green, trombone
Roberto Miranda, double bass
Fritz Wise, drums
Dwight Trible, vocals
DARK TREE - Roots Series
released June 17, 2022
Under exclusive license from the Horace Tapscott family.
“Ballad for Deadwood Dick” and “Breakfast at Bongo’s” composed by Horace Tapscott. Published by Obelene Music, BMI.
“Motherless Child,” traditional African American spiritual, arranged by Horace Tapscott.
“Close to Freedom” composed by Carmel Crunk.
“The Theme” composed by Miles Davis.
“Little Africa” composed by Linda Hill. Published by Obelene Music, BMI.
Recorded live at Catalina’s Bar & Grill, 1640 N Cahuenga Blvd, Hollywood, CA.
“Ballad for Deadwood Dick,” “Breakfast at Bongo’s,” and “Close to Freedom” recorded on Tuesday, December 19, 1995, “Motherless Child,” “The Theme,” and “Little Africa” recorded on Wednesday, December 20, 1995.
Recording produced by Don Snowden, Horace Tapscott, and David Keller.
Location recording 1995, mixing 1996, editing and mastering 2022 by Wayne Peet at Newzone Studio, Los Angeles.
Digital editing & assembly 1996 by Jim Watson at Fat Groove, Pasadena.
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