1. "True Blue" is the debut of tenor saxophonist Tina Brooks on the Blue Note label. In fact, besides several archival releases in the 80's onwards, this was his only Blue Note release as a leader. Recorded in June of , and released in December of the same year, the album features a quintet of common Blue Note sidemen: trumpeter Freddie Hubbard, pianist Duke Jordan, bassist Sam Jones.
  2. Song information for Miss Hazel - Tina Brooks on AllMusic AllMusic. New Releases. Featured New Releases Artist/Album Label Time AllMusic Rating; Tina Brooks. True Blue. Blue Note: Tina Brooks. Complete Blue Note Recordings. AllMusic | AllMovie.
  3. Aug 22,  · True Blue Jun, Category Music; Song Miss Hazel; Artist Tina Brooks; Album Up Tight's Creek.
  4. A soulful hard bop tenor-saxophonist with an original sound and fresh ideas of his own, Brooks () had a brief life. He started out playing with Amos Milburn and Lionel Hampton. Tracks: A1 Good Old Soul A2 Up Tight's Creek A3 Theme For Doris A4 Good Old Soul (Alternate Take) B1 True Blue B2 Miss Hazel
  5. The only album that Tina Brooks released during his lifetime, ‘True Blue’ is a reminder that the saxophonist remains one of Blue Note’s unsung heroes. Published on June 25,
  6. One of the greatest albums ever for Blue Note – and the only album recorded by tenor player Tina Brooks that was issued during his lifetime! The album's nearly perfect – and features Brooks' edgey tenor set in an all star group that includes Duke Jordan on piano, Freddie Hubbard on trumpet, Sam Jones on bass, and Art Taylor on drums. Brooks had blown on other Blue .
  7. Oct 12,  · True Blue has become one of the most sought-after Blue Notes of all time. True Blue, along with the album Back To The Tracks, contains most of Tina Brooks finest moments on record. Recorded in June of , True Blue showcases Brooks along with the young firebrand trumpeter Freddie Hubbard in a set of highly inventive originals.
  8. Mar 09,  · Brooks' posthumous Blue Note album releases were Minor Move (recorded , released ), Back To The Tracks (recorded , released ) and The Waiting Game (recorded , released ). These three albums, plus True Blue, were released as a Mosaic vinyl set in

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