Herb Pomeroy – Jazz In A Stable

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This was the Boston school of jazz in more ways than one. The Stable was a Jazz Workshop where most of the important developments in New Englands mid-50s jazz scene were made. The men who played regularly there invited Bostons serious young jazzmen to sit in; there were no cutting sessions; newcomers were not given a rough time in a sink or swim situation. These men were performing a service to jazz and made Boston an important center for developing jazz talent. Its epitomised by the key band of Herb Pomeroy and His Stablemates.

A well-integrated ensemble packed with quality musicians, the quintet served up a fine brand of bop-derived contemporary swing, hard blowing, fast thinking, to a full house in the small room, and always with the essential emotional elements that all good jazz must comunícate.

Track listing:
A1 It Might As Well Be Spring 8:28
A2 Honey Bunny 3:50
A3 Moten Swing 5:12
A4 Porta Desks And Tuxedos 5:48
A5 One Bass Hit 4:42
B1 Off Minor 7:07
B2 Sweet And Lovely 9:40
B3 Ray’s Idea 7:00
B4 Dear Old Stockholm 6:32

Bass – John Neves
Drums – James Zitano
Piano – Ray Santici
Tenor Saxophone – Varty Haroutunian
Trumpet – Herb Pomeroy


Label: Transition – GXF 3125 (M), Transition – GXF-3125
Series: American Jazz Series
Format: Vinyl, LP, Album, Limited Edition, Reissue, Mono
Country: Japan
Released: 1979
Recorded: March 13, 1955