“The Amazing Bud Powell”, also called “The Amazing Bud Powell Vol. 1”, is a 1951 album by jazz pianist Bud Powell.
It is part of a loosely connected series with the 1953 companion Vol 2. the album details two recording sessions. In the first, recorded on August 9, 1949, Powell performed in quintet with Fats Navarro, Sonny Rollins, Tommy Potter and Roy Haynes, and in trio with Potter and Haynes.
In the second, on May 1, 1951, Powell performed in trio with Curley Russell and Max Roach, and solo.
Vinyl pressing error – Initial Track clipped. Re-Issue. Reissue – 1955. LP. Blue Note BLP 1503. G***