Written by
Bob Stumpel

October 15

Stompin’ Room Only

Album 1961 Genius

Album: Genius + Soul = Jazz, Impulse 2, February 1961.

Instrumental arranged by Ralph Burns, with Ray Charles on organ.
The sessions at the Van Gelder Studios in Englewood Cliffs, were on 26 and 27 December 1960.

With Philip Guilbeau, Thad Jones, Joe Newman, Clark Terry, Eugene (Snooky) Young – trumpets; Henry Coker, Urbie Green, Al Grey, Benny Powell – trombones; Marshall Royal, Frank Wess – alto saxophones; Frank Foster, Billy Mitchell – tenor saxophones; Charlie Fowlkes – bariton saxophone; Freddie Green – guitar; Eddie Jones – bass; Sonny Payne – drums.

According to concert souvenir booklets from 1963 and 1964, this number was part of the live repertoire then, but no recordings with the band have surfaced.


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