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  • Vinyl (1 Jan. 1965)
  • Number of Discs: 1
  • Format: Import
  • Label: Atlantic
  • ASIN: B000BPCQVK
  • Other Editions: Audio CD  |  Vinyl  |  MP3 Download
  • Average Customer Review: 5.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (2 customer reviews)

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2 of 2 people found the following review helpful By Jazzrook TOP 500 REVIEWER on 1 Nov. 2013
Format: Audio CD Verified Purchase
The underrated Philadelphia-born trumpeter Ted Curson(1935-2012) recorded this quintet session for ATLANTIC on April 25 & 27, 1965 with tenor saxophonist Bill Barron, pianist Georges Arvanitas, bassist Herb Bushler and drummer Dick Berk.
The six varied tracks feature five originals by Curson and one standard with the highlights including 'Ted's Tempo', the pianoless 'Reava's Waltz' and an impressive version of 'Star Eyes'.
Curson once described his playing as "one foot in avant garde, one foot in mainstream" and the music on this CD is a balance of discipline and freedom.
The exhilarating and adventurous music on 'The New Thing & The Blue Thing' deserves to be more widely known.

BTW ~ The eyes of a hawk are required to read Nat Hentoff's notes on the back of the CD.
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Excellent album by Ted Curson, with good support by Bill Barron and of the six tunes five are originals by Curson.
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6 of 6 people found the following review helpful
Ted and Bill Barron - two great musicians 11 Feb. 2012
By R. Odell - Published on Amazon.com
I'll second everything from the nearly 11 year old review above. Ted Curson is a superb jazz trumpet player, full of feeling and excellent technique, but never draws your attention to either in a manipulative way. He's a truly balanced player, and an honest musician. Honest musician applies to Barron to be sure; he had chops and ideas as good as many of the best, but remained a musician's favorite rather than a publicly famous player (Mingus knew he was great and included him on a few of his recordings, though Curson was more prominent sideman to the legendary bassist/composer). Arvanitas, Geller and Bushler were all under-appreciated sidemen and they fit the repertoire perfectly well. There's a natural fit amongst the really good players. This is jus one of those enjoyable mainstream modern jazz albums that doesn't get attention, but people who know the album listen to it a lot for its solidly enjoyable musicianship.
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Ted Curson - A Good "Thing" 4 Mar. 2001
By Michael Brad Richman - Published on Amazon.com
Format: Audio CD
With Ted Curson's magnificent Black Lion CD "Tears For Dolphy" no longer available (and alas my review of that title for Amazon as well), it is great to see that other excellent 60s Curson recordings have resurfaced in recent years. "The New Thing & The Blue Thing," originally issued on Atlantic in 1965 and now reissued on Koch Jazz, is one of these albums. This disc features the same lineup as "Tears For Dolphy" -- Curson on trumpet, Bill Barron on tenor sax, Herb Bushler on bass and Dick Berk on drums -- with the addition of Georges Arvanitas on piano. Even one of the songs from "Tears" is reprised here, the delightful "Reava's Waltz." But the album is not redundant in the least as the group tackles four more Curson originals, with "Straight Ice" the standout, and the standard "Star Eyes." Curson built his reputation as a member of the Mingus band, and it is easy to see the impression the bassist made on Curson. Mingus fans will undoubtedly appreciate this overlooked trumpeter.
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