Destiny Is Yours

Billy Harper Quintet

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Format: CD

Cat No: SCCD31260

Release Date:  04 December 2012

Label:  SteepleChase

Packaging Type:  Jewel Case

No of Units:  1

Barcode:  716043126026

Genres:  Jazz  Contemporary  

Release Date:  25 November 2022

Label:  SteepleChase

Packaging Type:  Slip Sleeve (CD or Vinyl)

No of Units:  1

Barcode:  716043126019

Genres:  Jazz  Contemporary  

  • Description

    180g audiophile vinyl reissue of saxophonist Billy Harper’s superb 1990 LP ‘Destiny Is Yours’ featuring trumpeter Eddie Henderson.

    Billy Harper (b. 1943) is one of the most prominent figures in today’s jazz scene. He rose to his stardom through his stints with Gil Evans’ Orchestra, Art Blakey’s Jazz Messengers and the Thad Jones-Mel Lewis Orchestra. Harper started leading his own group in the late ‘70s and has been touring all over the world with his group since.

    Of this New York studio recording Chinyére Nealé wrote in the linernotes, “Nils Winther of SteepleChase has wanted to record Billy for fifteen years. Finally, destiny has made this recording possible.�

    French magazine compact described this album as “a real treasure which will bring you pleasure till the last day of your life.�

    Billy Harper: tenor saxophone

    Eddie Henderson: trumpet

    Francesca Tanksley: piano

    Clarence Seay: bass

    Newman Baker: drums

  • Tracklisting

      Disc 1

      Side 1

      • 1. Destiny Is Yours
      • 2. East-West Exodus
      • 3. Dance in the Question
      • 4. My Funny Valentine
      • 5. The One That Makes The Rain Stop
      • 6. If Only One Could See
      • 7. Groove From Heaven


      Disc 1

      Side 1

      • 1. Destiny Is Yours
      • 2. East - West Exodus
      • 3. The One That Makes The Rain Stop
      • 4. If Only One Could See
      • 5. Groove From Heaven