After rediscovering a tin box full of acetate recordings of jazz rehearsal sessions, Folkways founder Moe Asch pieced together a sequence that shows the on-the-spot creative energy musicians produce in the studio. This disc features Mary Lou Williams and her hand-picked group of session musicians, all innovators from the clubs of New York.
1950 Record Label
Folkways Records Source Archive
Smithsonian Center for Folklife and Cultural Heritage
2004 Smithsonian Folkways Recordings / 1950 Folkways Records