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# Tracks Playtime Session Session Personnel & Personnel Variances for Tracks
1 The Chess Players 09:33 Art Blakey March 6, 1960 Lee Morgan (trumpet), Wayne Shorter (tenor saxophone), Bobby Timmons (piano), Jymie Merritt (bass), Art Blakey (drums)
2 Sakeena's Vision 06:06 Art Blakey March 6, 1960 Lee Morgan (trumpet), Wayne Shorter (tenor saxophone), Bobby Timmons (piano), Jymie Merritt (bass), Art Blakey (drums)
3 Politely 06:06 Art Blakey March 6, 1960 Lee Morgan (trumpet), Wayne Shorter (tenor saxophone), Bobby Timmons (piano), Jymie Merritt (bass), Art Blakey (drums)
4 Dat Dere 08:49 Art Blakey March 6, 1960 Lee Morgan (trumpet), Wayne Shorter (tenor saxophone), Bobby Timmons (piano), Jymie Merritt (bass), Art Blakey (drums)
5 Lester Left Town 06:27 Art Blakey March 6, 1960 Lee Morgan (trumpet), Wayne Shorter (tenor saxophone), Bobby Timmons (piano), Jymie Merritt (bass), Art Blakey (drums)
6 It's Only a Paper Moon 06:37 Art Blakey March 6, 1960 Lee Morgan (trumpet), Wayne Shorter (tenor saxophone), Bobby Timmons (piano), Jymie Merritt (bass), Art Blakey (drums)
Leader(s): 
Art Blakey
Label Name: 
Blue Note
Catalog Number: 
BLP 4029
Release Date: 
May 1, 1960
Tracks: 
The Chess Players
Tracks: 
Sakeena's Vision
Tracks: 
Politely
Tracks: 
Dat Dere
Tracks: 
Lester Left Town
Format: 
LP
Playback Channels: 
mono
Issue Status: 
original
Post-production audio editing
Producer: 
Alfred Lion
Original Master Engineer: 
Rudy Van Gelder
Remaster: 
no
Remix: 
no
Overdub: 
no
Physical object
Liner note author(s): 
Nat Hentoff
Design Supervisor: 
Reid Miles
Photographer(s) credit: 
Francis Wolff
Sources: 
discogs.com; jazzdisco.org