Thad Jones

The Magnificent Thad Jones (1956): Vinyl LP


Release date: 19 July, 2024

The Magnificent Thad Jones is widely regarded as the greatest small group recording of the trumpeter’s career. The 1956 date featured Billy Mitchell on tenor saxophone, Barry Harris on piano, Percy Heath on bass, and Max Roach on drums and is highlighted by Jones’ iconic performance of ‘April In Paris’ plus his swinging originals ‘Billie-Doo’ and ‘Thedia’.

This Blue Note Classic Vinyl Edition is mono, all-analog, mastered by Kevin Gray from the original master tapes, and pressed on 180g vinyl at Optimal..



Side A
1.    April in Paris
2.    Billie-Doo
3.    If I Love Again

Side B
1.    If Someone Had Told Me
2.    Thedia

Thad Jones (trumpet); 
Barry Harris (piano); Percy Heath (bass); Max Roach (drums)

Vinyl LP