2014 vinyl LP pressing reissue. Recorded at Van Gelder Studio in 1963, 'The Sidewinder' by jazz trumpeter Lee Morgan was a runaway hit that reached number 25 on the Billboard chart. The title track, now a jazz standard, is one of the most influential recordings in soul jazz. All five tracks were written by Morgan and the album features respected tenor saxophonist Joe Henderson, Bobby Harris, Bob Cranshaw & Billy Higgins. This reissue is part of an overall Blue Note 75th anniversary vinyl initiative spearheaded by Blue Note Records President, Don Was.