Gongs East! is an album by drummer and bandleader Chico Hamilton‘s Quintet. It was recorded in 1958 and released on the Warner Bros. label. the album features some of the earliest recordings of Eric Dolphy.
1 Beyond The Blue Horizon (Leo Robin; Richard Whiting; Frank Harling) 03:06
2 Where I Live (Gerald Wilson) 04:02
3 Gongs East (Chico Hamilton) 04:50
4 I Gave My Love A Cherry (Hale Smith) 04:40
5 Good Grief, Dennis (Carson Smith) 03:05
6 Long Ago (And Far Away) (Ira Gershwin; Jerome Kern) 03:02
7 Tuesday At Two (Gerald Wilson) 02:59
8 Nature By Emerson (Fred Katz) 05:06
9 Far East (Nat Pierce) 04:01
10 Passion Flower (Billy Strayhorn) 03:01
Producer – Albert Marx
Cover – Lenora Hennessy
Design – Karen Stone
Photography – Peter James Samerjan
Recorded At Radio Recorders, Hollywood, CA on December 29 & 30, 1958.