03/02/12

New ‘2-on-1’ Series Reintroduces Classic Impulse! Albums

Mingus, Hubbard, Jarrett, Stitt and others included in new two-fer reissues

Impulse!/Universal Music Enterprises (UMe) has released a new series of reissues, each CD combining two classic albums from the Impulse! catalog. Included in this first batch in the “2-on-1” series are releases from Alice Coltrane, Blue Mitchell, Charles Mingus, Chico Hamilton, Clark Terry, Freddie Hubbard, Howard Roberts, John Handy, Keith Jarrett, Marion Brown, Mel Brown, Michael White, Sonny Criss, Sonny Stitt and a group featuring arranger Oliver Nelson working with pianists Hank Jones and Steve Allen. The series includes many worldwide CD premieres.

The releases are:

Alice ColtraneHuntington Ashram Monastery / World Galaxy

Blue MitchellAfrican Violet / Summer Soft

Charles MingusThe Black Saint and the Sinner Lady / Mingus Mingus Mingus Mingus Mingus

Chico HamiltonEl Chico / The Further Adventures Of El Chico

Clark TerryThe Happy Horns of Clark Terry / It’s What’s Happenin’

Freddie HubbardThe Artistry Of Freddie Hubbard / The Body & The Soul

Howard RobertsAntelope Freeway / Equinox Express Elevator

John HandyHard Work / Carnival

Keith JarrettMysteries / Shades

Marion BrownGeechee Recollections / Sweet Earth Flying

Mel BrownThe Wizard / Blues For We

Michael WhiteSpirit Dance / Pneuma

Oliver Nelson with Hank Jones & Steve AllenHappenings / Soulful Brass

Sonny CrissThe Joy of Sax / Warm & Sonny

Sonny Stitt Now! / Salt and Pepper

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