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Lee Morgan

Lee Morgan - The Rajah (Blue Note Tone Poet Series)


RELEASED: 19th February 2021
180g Audiophile Black Vinyl LP

Format:  180g Audiophile Black Vinyl LP
Cat No:  893452

This sleek and beautifully paced Lee Morgan album was recorded in 1966 but shelved until 1984 for unknown reasons. In addition to the trumpeter, the quintet here features a superb line-up with Hank Mobley on tenor saxophone, Cedar Walton on piano, Paul Chambers on bass, and Billy Higgins on drums, all playing at the top of their game.
Highlights include the Duke Pearson gem “Is That So” and the enticing title track penned by Morgan.
Blue Note Records’ Tone Poet Audiophile Vinyl Reissue Series is produced by Joe Harley and features all-analog, mastered-from-the-original-master-tape 180g audiophile vinyl reissues in deluxe gatefold packaging.


Side A:
1. A Pilgrim's Funny Farm
2. The Rajah

Side B:
3. Is That So
4. Davisamba 
5. What Now My Love
6. Once In A Lifetime