DECCA RECORDS 1965 DL24715
also issued on Brunswick Records – STA 8642
The Quartette Trés Bien was an American jazz combo based in St. Louis
led by pianist Jeter Thompson. The group started to play around
1960 and began recording in the mid '60s. Jeter Thompson played
with Jimmy Forrest, Oliver Nelson and Emmett Carter in his early years.
The bassist of the group is Richard Simmons, the drummer Albert St. James
who accompanied also Charlie Parker, Tab Smith and Jimmy Forrest.
Percussionist Percy James added a Latin flavor to the quartette who
played more than ten years, before splitting. Jeter Thompson is still
active leading for a few years the Trio Tres Bien with brothers
Harold Thompson (bass) and Howard Thompson (drums).
A4 Say April
B1 I Can't Get Started
B3 Blues For The Congo
B4 Fly Me To The Moon (In Other Words)