Tokyo Blues / Horace Scope [Import]
The complete original Horace Silver albums the Tokyo Blues and Horace-Scope. Both LPs showcase the leader on piano in a quintet format with Blue Mitchell on trumpet, Junior Cook on tenor sax, and Gene Taylor on bass (the drummer on the former LP is Joe Harris, while Roy Brooks is featured on the latter). Horace-scope contains the first version of Silver's celebrated 'Nica's Dream' recorded under his own name (his previous versions of the song were included on albums by Kenny Burrell and Art Blakey). Masterjazz.