Alonzo Levister Leader Entry
by Michael Fitzgerald

Generated on Sun, Oct 02, 2011


Date: August 1956
Location: Audiosonic Recording Studio, New York City
Label: Debut

Alonzo Levister (ldr), John LaPorta (cl, as), Louis Mucci (t), Teddy Charles (vib, per), Arne Gold (xyl, per), Alonzo Levister (p), Morris Lang (tmp), Lorin Bernsohn (vc), Jackson Wiley (con)

a.     Conclave - 2:35  (Alonzo Levister) / arr: Alonzo Levister
b.     Leap Frog - 2:52  (Alonzo Levister) / arr: Alonzo Levister
c.     Black Swan - 3:24  (Alonzo Levister) / arr: Alonzo Levister
d.     Sugar Hill Strut - 1:53  (Alonzo Levister) / arr: Alonzo Levister
e.     Slow Dance - 4:29  (Alonzo Levister) / arr: Alonzo Levister
f. mvt 1    Manhattan Monodrama (Ballet Suite) - 6:08  (Alonzo Levister) / arr: Alonzo Levister
g. mvt 2    Manhattan Monodrama (Ballet Suite) - 5:46  (Alonzo Levister) / arr: Alonzo Levister
h. mvt 3    Manhattan Monodrama (Ballet Suite) - 4:02  (Alonzo Levister) / arr: Alonzo Levister
All titles on:      Debut LP 12": DEB 125 — Manhattan Monodrama   (1956)

John LaPorta (cl) on c-f, h; (as) on a-b, g; Teddy Charles (vib) on b, e; Arne Gold (xyl) on d, f-h.

In The Debut Label, Uwe Weiler notes: "The instruments summarized as percussion are more likely triangle, cymbal, bass drum, and bongo."