UK vinyl LP repressing of this classic 1961 album. GENIUS + SOUL = JAZZ features big band arrangements by Quincy Jones and Ralph Burns. Charles is accompanied by two groups drawn from members of the Count Basie Band and from the ranks of top New York session players. It was recorded at the Rudy Van Gelder Studio in two sessions on December 26 and 27,1960 and originally released on the Impulse! label.