|Studio album by The Three Sounds|
|Recorded||February 24 & 25 and March 24 & 25, 1965|
|Studio||Radio Recorders, Los Angeles, CA|
|Label|| Limelight |
LM 82014/LS 86014
|The Three Sounds chronology|
Three Moods is an album by The Three Sounds which was recorded in Los Angeles in 1965 and released on the Limelight label.
The Three Sounds were an American jazz piano trio that formed in 1956 and disbanded in 1973.
Limelight Records was a jazz record label and subsidiary of Mercury Records started in 1962. The catalogue included music by Art Blakey, Dizzy Gillespie, Earl Hines, Milt Jackson, Gerry Mulligan, and Oscar Peterson.
Allmusic's Ken Dryden noted, "When the Three Sounds briefly left Blue Note for Limelight in the mid-'60s, there was a noticeable drop in the quality of their albums. This LP gives no indication from the cover that most tracks have additional strings or brass. ... The only memorable tracks recorded during these sessions feature the trio without any additional musicians ... There are many better recordings by the Three Sounds".
Blue Note Records is an American jazz record label that is owned by Universal Music Group and operated with Decca Records. Established in 1939 by Alfred Lion and Max Margulis, it derives its name from the blue notes of jazz and the blues. Originally dedicated to recording traditional jazz and small group swing, from 1947 the label began to switch its attention to modern jazz. Although the original company did not record many of the pioneers of bebop, significant exceptions are Thelonious Monk, Fats Navarro and Bud Powell.
All compositions by Gene Harris except where noted
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Brookmeyer is an album by jazz trombonist and arranger Bob Brookmeyer recorded in 1956 for the RCA Records subsidiary Vik label.
Stan Getz and the Cool Sounds is an album by saxophonist Stan Getz recorded at five sessions between 1953 and 1955 which was released on the Verve label in 1957.
Autumn in New York is an album by pianist Kenny Barron with bassist Rufus Reid and drummer Frederick Waits which was recorded in late 1984 and released on the Uptown label. The album was rereleased on CD in 1996 as New York Attitude with three bonus tracks.
Confirmation is a live album by pianists Kenny Barron and Barry Harris recorded as part of the 7th Annual Riverside Park Arts Festival in 1991 and released on the Candid label.
Snap Your Fingers is an album by trombonist Al Grey released in 1962 on Argo Records featuring studio and live recordings.
Today's Sounds is a live album by The Three Sounds which was recorded at the London House in Chicago in 1966 and released on the Limelight label.
Anita O'Day & the Three Sounds is an album by vocalist Anita O'Day and The Three Sounds recorded for the Verve label in late 1962.
Live at the Living Room is a live album by The Three Sounds which was recorded in Cincinnati in 1964 and released on the Mercury label.
Beautiful Friendship is an album by The Three Sounds which was recorded in California in 1965 and released on the Limelight label.
Live at the 'It Club' is a live album by Gene Harris and The Three Sounds which was recorded in California in 1970 but not released on the Blue Note label until 1996.
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