Julian Priester


Keep Swingin'

  • Release Date: 18 Apr 1995
  • OJCCD-1863-2

What we now recognize as a super-group was, at the time of this 1960 session, just five young musicians of modest reputation gathering to create the debut album for a promising and already distinctive trombonist. Julian Priester seized the occasion and blew like a veteran, displaying a strong sound all over his horn, a clear melodic conception, and a talent for writing. His skills stood Priester in good stead through his tenures with Max Roach, Duke Ellington, Herbie Hancock, and Dave Holland… MORE