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If this is not a definitive jazz guitar trio, they have not yet been Dana Valery You Dont Know Where Your Interest Lies, and Green Street stands as one of Grant Green 's best recordings of many he produced in the ten prolific years he was with the Blue Note label.
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Lou Donaldson discovered him playing in a bar in St. After touring together with Donaldson, Green arrived in New York around — Lion was so impressed that, rather than testing Green as a sideman, as was the usual Blue Note practice, Lion arranged for him to record as a group leader first.
However, due to Green's lack of confidence the initial recording session was only released in as First Session. Despite the shelving of his first session, Green's recording relationship with Blue Note was to last, with a few exceptions, throughout the Grant Green Green Street. From toGrant Green Green Street made more appearances on Blue Note LPsas leader or sideman, than anyone else.
Green's first issued album as a leader was Grant's First Stand. This was followed Grant Green Green Street the same year by Green Street and Grantstand. Grant was named best new star in the Down Beat critics' poll, in Sunday Mornin'The Latin Bit and Feelin' the Spirit are all loose concept albumseach taking a musical theme or style: Charley Patton Hammer Blues When Your Way Gets DarkLatin and spirituals respectively.
Grant always carried off his more commercial dates with artistic success during this period. Idle Moments featuring Joe Henderson and Bobby HutchersonGrant Green Green Street Solid are described by professional jazz critics as two of Green's best recordings. Many of Grant Green's recordings were not released during his lifetime.
In Green left Blue Note and recorded for several other labels, including Verve. From to Green was, for the most part, inactive due to personal problems and the effects of heroin addiction. In Green returned with a new funk -influenced band. His recordings from this period include the commercially successful Green Is Beautiful and the soundtrack to the film The Final Comedown. Green left Blue Note again in and the subsequent recordings he made with other labels divide opinion: some consider Green to have been the 'Father of Acid Jazz ' and his late recordings have been sampled by artists including Grant Green Green StreetA Tribe Grant Green Green Street Quest and Public Enemy while others have dismissed them reissue producer Michael Cuscuna wrote in the sleeve notes for the album Matador Roger Glenn Reachin Grant Green Green Street the s [Green] made some pretty lame records".
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