5 thoughts on “ Back Road - Joe Henderson - Our Thing (CD, Album)

  • album. Our Thing Joe Henderson. 6 songs (45 minutes) Released on 3. Our Thing: 4. Back Road (Rudy Van Gelder, Remaster) 5. Escapade (Rudy Van Gelder Bit Remastering/) 6. Teeter Totter (Alternate Take/Rudy Van Gelder Bit Remastering/) Listen to your favorite songs from Our Thing by Joe.
  • May 10,  · Joe Henderson - Our Thing I'm now to the point that if anyone asks me what my favorite Joe Henderson album is, I'll just come back with the cliche "Whatever one I'm listening to." thinking Andrew Hill on piano. While every cut is a winner, I'm most taken with the super cool post-bop-blues of "Back Road." Fischman, May 10, at PM.
  • Joe Henderson's second recording as a leader features a very strong supporting cast: trumpeter Kenny Dorham (one of Henderson's earliest supporters), pianist Andrew Hill, bassist Eddie Khan, and drummer Pete La retegescomorttempsorptoredtodenist.xyzinfoer they perform three Dorham and two Henderson originals, advanced music that was open to the influence of the avant-garde while remaining in the hard bop idiom.
  • Originally released on CD in , Joe Henderson's "Our Thing" was one of the scandalous casualties of Capitol/EMI's deletion axe in the early 90s. While it briefly resurfaced a few years back in the Blue Note Collector's Choice reprint program, the majority of the jazz CD buying public has had a limited chance, if any, to purchase this great album.5/5(7).
  • The disc's compositions are all originals, split between Henderson ("Teeter Totter" and "Our Thing") and Dorham ("Pedro's Time," "Back Road" and "Escapade"). The CD also features an alternate take of "Teeter Totter" that was not on the original vinyl. Without question "Our Thing" is a classic -- you should make it your thing too.

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