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Eric Dolphy
The Essential

Compil. US 1986 on Prestige label
Jazz (Post-Bop, Avant-garde Jazz)

Originally recorded by Rudy Van Gelder at Van Gelder Studio, Hackensack, NJ. Tracks 1, 2 recorded April 1, 1960 Track 3 recorded May 27, 1960 Tracks 4, 5 recorded August 15, 1960 Tracks 6, 7 recorded December 21, 1960 Track 8 recorded March 1, 1961 Track 9 recorded June 27, 1961 ℗ & © 1986, Fantasy, Inc. Jewel case, black tray, foldout front insert.

PortraitEric Dolphy as, fl, bcl, 1928-1964 US
album by, alto saxophone, clarinet, flute, bass clarinet
Ed Michel
compiled by, remastered by
PortraitGeorge Tucker b, 1927-1965 US
PortraitRoy Haynes dr, *1925 US
PortraitJaki Byard p, 1922-1999 US
PortraitFreddie Hubbard tr, 1938-2008 US
PortraitGeorge Duvivier b, 1920-1985 US
PortraitRichard Wyands p, *1928 US
PortraitOliver Nelson ts, as, 1932-1975 US
tenor saxophone, clarinet, tenor saxophone
PortraitRichard Williams tr, US
PortraitRon Carter b, *1937 US
cello, bass
PortraitBooker Little tr, 1938-1961 US
PortraitJoe Benjamin b, 1919-1974 US
PortraitCharlie Persip dr, *1929 US
PortraitMal Waldron p, 1925-2002 US
PortraitBooker Ervin ts, 1930-1970 US
tenor saxophone
Phil Carroll art direction
Deborah Bates design
Will Thornbury liner notes
Burt Goldblatt photography by, cover
Esmond Edwards producer, original recordings
Rudy Van Gelder recorded by
Album Tracks
No Title Artist Composer Duration
1G.W.Eric Dolphy7:54
2LesEric Dolphy5:11
3The Meetin'Eric Dolphy6:39
4FeathersEric Dolphy4:59
5EclipseEric Dolphy2:47
6Ode To Charlie ParkerEric Dolphy8:40
7Bird's MotherEric Dolphy7:59
8Ralph's New BluesEric Dolphy9:50
9Status SeekingEric Dolphy8:48
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