JAM SESSION NYC. Aug. 12, 1940
Tab Smith, Willie Smith (as), Herbie Fields (cl, ts), Buddy Tate, Joe Thomas,
Skippy Williams (ts), Sonny Burke (p), George Simon (dm).
Recorded by Jerry Newman at Minton's Playhouse. Dated as Jan. 1941 on Xanadu
112 (items 4 and 5).
I Found A New Baby Solo 64 bars (2nd tenorsax solo). (F)
I Surrender Dear Solo 32 bars (1st (ts-solo). (SM)
The Blues Solo 12 bars (2nd tenorsax solo),
then cut in second chorus. Acetate starts
again, then solo 12 bars. (SM)
Body And Soul Solo 3 choruses of
32 bars to coda. (SM)
On The Sunny Side Of The Street No solo.
BI [I assume that's a typo for BT] is inspired on this unique sax jam session, and plays competently on all items.
Up for particular attention is his solo feature number "Body And Soul", played very
nicely in the footsteps of many tenorsax giants.