Milt Jackson, Ray Brown, Mickey Roker & Joe Pass


The Ellington Album: All Too Soon

  • Release Date: 25 May 1990
  • OJCCD-450-2

Quadrant was the name under which Joe Pass, Milt Jackson, Ray Brown, and Mickey Roker, star players of the Pablo repertory company, recorded in the early 1980s. The repertoire under consideration in this 1980 collection is that of Edward Kennedy Ellington, and our heroes explore an interesting cross-section of Duke’s better known pieces. From the we-mean-business introduction of “Caravan” to the final funky bass notes of “Rocks in My Bed,” it is a most effectiv… MORE