Art Farmer/Gigi Gryce- When Farmer Met Gryce (Full Album)

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When Farmer Met Gryce is an album by trumpeter Art Farmer and saxophonist Gigi Gryce, featuring performances recorded in 1954 and 1955 and released on the Prestige label.

AllMusic Review by Scott Yanow:
When Farmer Met Gryce features trumpeter Art Farmer, altoist Gigi Gryce and two rhythm sections with either Horace Silver or Freddie Redd on piano, Percy Heath or Addison Farmer on bass, and Kenny Clarke or Art Taylor on drums. The early hard bop music is highlighted by “Social Call” (one of Gryce’s best-known compositions), “Capri,” “A Night at Tony’s” and “Blue Concept” but all eight numbers will easily be enjoyed by straight-ahead jazz fans (

Track listing:
All compositions by Gigi Gryce except as indicated

“A Night at Tony’s” – 5:06
“Blue Concept” – 4:56
“Stupendous-Lee” (Art Farmer) – 5:47
“Deltitnu” – 4:18
“Social Call” – 6:04
“Capri” – 5:01
“Blue Lights” – 5:19
“The Infant’s Song” (Farmer) – 5:15
Recorded at Van Gelder Studio in Hackensack, New Jersey on May 19, 1954 (tracks 1–4) and May 26, 1955 (tracks 5–8)

Art Farmer – trumpet
Gigi Gryce – alto saxophone
Horace Silver (tracks 1–4), Freddie Redd (tracks 5–8) – piano
Percy Heath (tracks 1–4), Addison Farmer (tracks 5–8) – bass
Kenny Clarke (tracks 1–4), Art Taylor (tracks 5-8) – drums


Released: 1955
Recorded: May 19, 1954 and May 26, 1955
Van Gelder Studio, Hackensack, New Jersey
Length: 41:46
Label Prestige
P 7085
Producer: Bob Weinstock