Written by
Bob Stumpel

November 8

How Long Blues (aka How Long) (With Milt Jackson)

Album 1958 SoulBrothersSaxWith Milt Jackson

Album: Soul Brothers, Atlantic 1279, June 1958.

Recorded in New York on 12 September 1957.

How Long Blues is the most extended example of Ray’s sax playing on record.

Milt Jackson – vibraharp, (during Ray’s sax chorus and Pettiford’s 1st bass chorus:) piano; Ray Charles – alto saxophone, piano; Billy Mitchell – tenor saxophone; Skeeter Best – guitar; Oscar Pettiford – bass; Connie Kaye – drums.


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