PORTRAITS                               ITALY

Distr.  : IT -
          US - Forced Exposure
Style   : jazz . blues /

TRAIT   001     CHARLES MINGUS          PORTRAIT: CHARLES MINGUS        LP      06.2018

        01.     Pithecanthropus Erectus
        02.     Wednesday Night Prayer Meeting
        03.     Goodbye Pork Pie Hat
        04.     Moanin
        05.     Devil Woman
        06.     Mood Indigo

LP version. Blues-rooted jazz from various hard-driving combos directed by Charles
Mingus, one of the most powerful modern jazz masters, caught here at his '50s and
early '60s creative peak. Includes selections from Pithecanthropus Erectus (1956),
Blues And Roots (1959), Ah Um (1959), Oh Yeah (1961), and Mingus Dinasty (1959).
TRAIT   002     BILL EVANS              PORTRAITS: BILL EVANS           LP      06.2018

        01.     Autumn Leaves
        02.     Spring Is Here
        03.     Nardis
        04.     Gloria's Step
        05.     All Of You
        06.     My Foolish Heart
        07.     Waltz For Debby

LP version. The highly sophisticated music of the quintessential piano trio of Bill
Evans, with Scott La Faro and Paul Motian. Amazing romantic music selected from the
historic 1961 Village Vanguard Live recordings. Includes selections from Portrait In
Jazz (1960), Explorations (1961), Sunday At The Village Vanguard (1961), and Waltz For
Debby (1962).
TRAIT   003     NINA SIMONE             PORTRAITS: NINA SIMONE          LP      06.2018

        01.     My Baby Just Cares For Me
        02.     I Loves You, Porgy
        03.     Black Is The Colour Of My True Love's Hair
        04.     Summertime
        05.     Wild Is The Wind
        06.     You've Been Gone Too Long
        07.     Forbidden Fruit
        08.     Work Song
        09.     Just In Time
        10.     He Was Too Good To Me
        11.     Brown Baby
        12.     Mood Indigo

LP version. A strong and varied set of songs performed by the unique high priestess
of soul, Nina Simone, including classic live performances at Town Hall and the Village
Gate. Includes selections from Nina Simone (1971), Nina Simone At Town Hall (1969),
The Amazing Nina Simon (1969), Forbidden Fruit (1961), At The Village Gate (1962),
and Little Girl Blue (1968).
TRAIT   004     JOHN COLTRANE           PORTRAITS: JOHN COLTRANE        LP      06.2018

        01.     Giant Steps
        02.     Naima
        03.     My Favorite Things
        04.     Mr PC
        05.     Ole

LP version. A selection from John Coltrane's Atlantic period. From the incredible
up-tempo phrasing of "Giant Steps" to the hypnotic intensity of "My Favorite Things".
Wonderful music that would influence generations to come. Includes selections from
Giant Steps (1960), My Favorite Things (1961), and Ole Coltrane (1961).

        01.     Blue Monk
        02.     Reflections
        03.     Monk's Dream
        04.     Well You Needn't
        05.     Ruby My Dear
        06.     Epistrophy
        07.     Pannonica
        08.     Misterioso
        09.     Nutty
        10.     Round Midnight

One of the greatest visionary in jazz history, Thelonious Monk, caught here in
different formations -- solo, trio, quartet, and quintet -- including saxophone
masters such as Coleman Hawkins, Johnny Griffin, and John Coltrane. Includes
selections from Thelonious Monk Trio (1954), Monk's Music (1957), Brilliant Corners
(1957), Misterioso (1958), and Thelonious Himself (1957).
TRAIT   006     MUDDY WATERS            PORTRAITS: MUDDY WATERS         LP      06.2018

        01. I Can't Be Satisfied
        02. Louisiana Blues
        03. I Just Want To Make Love To You
        04. (I'm Your) Hoochie Coochie Man
        05. Still A Fool
        06. She Moves Me
        07. Mannish Boy
        08. Rollin' And Tumblin'
        09. Down South Blues
        10. She's Alright
        11. Honey Bee
        12. I Got My Brand On You
        13. Baby Please Don't Go
        14. I've Got My Mojo Working

LP version. The quintessence of the Chicago blues sound. An amazing selection of Muddy
Waters masterpieces, mostly from his monumental and highly influential Chess period.
Includes selections from Best Of Muddy Waters (1957), The Real Folk Blues (1965), More
Real Folk Blues (1967), and At Newport (1960).