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A Selective Guide to the Best of Roy Haynes

Roy-quired listening: top picks from the master's catalog

Roy Haynes (Credit: Jimmy Katz)

AS SIDEMAN

Sarah Vaughan/Lester Young
One Night Stand: Town Hall Concert 1947 (Blue Note)
Prime vintage Haynes, in the context of two important early appointments. Note how his conception of swing, behind Young, already feels fluidly modern-and how sensitively he backs Vaughan (who’s in dauntingly great form here.)

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