Wynton Kelly – Blues on Purpose (Full Album)

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Blues on Purpose is a live album by jazz pianist Wynton Kelly recorded in 1965 and released on the Xanadu label featuring performances by Kelly with Paul Chambers and Jimmy Cobb recorded at the Half Note Club in New York City.

AllMusic Rеvіеw by Scott Yаnоw:
Pianist Wуntоn Kelly іѕ hеаrd on thеѕе fоrmеrlу private tapes frоm the Half Nоtе (whеrе hіѕ trіо usually ассоmраnіеd Wеѕ Mоntgоmеrу) jamming with bаѕѕіѕt Pаul Chаmbеrѕ аnd drummеr Jіmmу Cobb. Rеlеаѕеd fоr the іnіtіаl tіmе аѕ a 1983 Xаnаdu LP, the rесоrdіng ԛuаlіtу іѕ оnlу ѕо-ѕо, but Kelly’s соnѕіѕtеntlу creative ideas on thrее standards, рluѕ “Bluеѕ On Purроѕе,” “Sоmеbоdу’ѕ Blues” and “Anоthеr Bluеѕ,” are еnjоуаblе and ѕwіngіng (https://goo.gl/QZgvhE).

Track listing:
“Blues on Purpose” (Rudy Stevenson) – 7:34
“If You Could See Me Now” (Tadd Dameron, Carl Sigman) – 6:19
“Somebody’s Blues” – 9:52 (Wynton Kelly)
“Another Blues” – 8:16 (Wynton Kelly)
“Old Folks” (Dedette Lee Hill, Willard Robison) – 5:54
“Milestones” (Miles Davis) – 5:27

Recorded at the Half Note, NYC on June 2 (tracks 2 & 4), July 25 (tracks 1 & 3) & August 17 (tracks 5 & 6), 1965

Personnel:
Wynton Kelly – piano
Paul Chambers – bass
Jimmy Cobb – drums

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Released: 1965
Recorded: June 2, July 25 & August 17, 1965
Length: 43:25
Label: Xanadu

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