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Thad Jones

Detroit - New York Junction

Detroit - New York Junction

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Released 2023, US

It would be difficult to overstate the importance of the Jones brothers Thad, Hank, and Elvin on the world of jazz. Between the three of them, their performances can be heard on thousands of recordings, including some of the most legendary sessions ever recorded with some of the greatest artists. Post-War Detroit was truly taking notes on the new sounds of jazz coming into favor, and the group of former Detroiters included on this album are some of its most virtuosic students. Thad Jones (although technically from nearby Pontiac, MI) on trumpet, Kenny Burrell on guitar, Tommy Flanagan on piano, and Billy Mitchell on saxophone. Jones' first for Blue Note from 1956 stands as a fantastic sounding announcement that the Detroiters had landed in New York and were about to take off. Including legendary players Shadow Wilson on Drums and Oscar Pettiford on Bass; Detroit - New York Junction, a long sought-after rarity and a true testament to the importance of Detroit on the evolution of jazz music through Blue Note Records. Detroit has long held a shared respect with New York; a similar outlook on authenticity. Tough to describe, but you know it when you see it. Third Man Records and Blue Note Records share this respect and also a commitment to integrity regarding the musical legacies they support that extends to the collaboration happening on the 313 Series partnership. The five unique albums from the Blue Note catalog chosen for limited edition re-release by Blue Note Records President and



  • A1: Blue Room
  • A2: Tarriff
  • A3: Little Girl Blue
  • B1: Scratch
  • B2: Zec

Genres & Styles

Genres: Jazz
Styles: Hard Bop

Other Information

Comes with a plain white poly-lined inner sleeve. The shrink wrap features a '313 Series' hype sticker on its front.

[Back cover]
Recorded on March 13, 1956 at Audio-Video Studios, NYC.
Photography by Francis Wolff © Mosaic Images.
LP Mastering by Warren Defever at Third Man Mastering.
Originally issued in 1956 as Blue Note BLP 1513.
Originally released in 1956 on Blue Note. ©2023 Capitol Records, LLC under license from Universal Music Enterprises, a Division of UMG Recordings, Inc.
Licensed to Third Man Records at 623 7th Ave S, Nashville, TN 37203. Manufactured by Third Man Records in Detroit, MI.

Originally released in 1956 on Blue Note. ©2023 Capitol Records, LLC. Courtesy of Capitol Records, LLC under license from Universal Music Enterprises, a Division of UMG Recordings, Inc. Manufactured by Third Man Records.

[Hype Sticker]
"TMR 854
Third Man Logo
Blue Note - The Finest In Jazz Since 1939
A Third Man Records + Blue Note Recordings Partnership
Mastered And Cut By Warren Defever
From the Original Analog Tapes
Manufactured at Third Man Pressing in Detroit, MI on 180 Gram Vinyl"

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