Perfect Album: Mating Call


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While we're on the subject of Tadd Dameron this week, I didn't want to overlook what is perhaps his finest quartet album—Mating Call, with John Coltrane. Produced by Bob Weinstock for Prestige in November 1956 and released in '57, the personnel included Tadd Dameron (p), John Coltrane (ts), John Simmons (b) and Philly Joe Jones (d). It's perfection in every way, from Dameron's six songs (Mating Call, Gnid, Soultrane, On a Misty Night, Romas and Super Jet) to the superb playing by Dameron and Coltrane.

Here's the entire Mating Call album (just let the tracks play)...

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