Charles McPherson — Live at the Five Spot

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The Quintet/Live! is a live album led by saxophonist Charles McPherson recorded in 1966 at the Five Spot Café and released on the Prestige label. The album was released as an expanded CD with bonus tracks in 1995 as Live at the Five Spot.

Track listing:

A1 The Viper
A2 I Can’t Get Started (Duke, Gershwin) 4:22
A3 Shaw ‘Nuff” (Brown, Fuller, Gillespie) 13:33
B1 Here’s That Rainy Day (Burke, Van Heusen) 24:01
B2 Never Let Me Go (Evans, Livingston) 30:34
B3 Suddenly 42:10


Billy Higgins – drums
Barry Harris – piano
Lonnie Hillyer – trumpet
Charles Mcpherson – alto saxophone
Ray McKinney- bass


Released: October, 1966
Recorded: October 13, 1966
Recording Location:
Five Spot, New York, NY