Herbie Nichols – Rarities (2021)

Herbie Nichols - Rarities (2021
Artist: Herbie Nichols
Album: Rarities
Label: Blue Velvet
Year Of Release: 2021
Quality: FLAC (tracks)

01. Sunday Stroll
02. Furthermore
03. 117Th Street
04. Nick at T’S
05. ‘Orse at Safari
06. Applejackin’
07. Trio
08. Riff Primitif
09. The Third World
10. The Gig
11. House Party Starting
12. Tisherome (Thinkereenie)
13. Opus Z (Stennell)
14. My First Date with You
15. Mary’s Waltz
16. Tisherome (Thinkereenie Alternate Take)
17. Mary’s Waltz (Alternate Take)
18. S’Wonderful
19. Nichols and Dimes
20. Who’s Blues
21. My Lady Gingersnap


One of jazz’s most tragically overlooked geniuses, Herbie Nichols was a highly original piano stylist and a composer of tremendous imagination and eclecticism. He wasn’t known widely enough to exert much influence in either department, but his music eventually attracted a rabid cult following, though not quite the wide exposure it deserved.

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