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Blue Odyssey

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Blue Odyssey
Studio album by
RecordedMarch 12, 1968
StudioNew York City
PR 7566
ProducerDon Schlitten
Houston Person chronology
Trust in Me
Blue Odyssey
Soul Dance!

Blue Odyssey is the fourth album led by saxophonist Houston Person which was recorded in 1968 and released on the Prestige label.[1][2][3]


Professional ratings
Review scores
Allmusic4/5 stars[4]
The Penguin Guide to Jazz Recordings3/4 stars[5]

Allmusic awarded the album 4 stars, stating: "Houston Person, the definitive soul-jazz tenor saxophonist of the past 30 years, is in excellent form on this early session."[4]

Track listing

All compositions by Cedar Walton except where noted.

  1. "Blue Odyssey" – 7:42
  2. "Holy Land" – 6:45
  3. "I Love You Yes I Do" (Henry Glover, Sally Nix) – 3:45
  4. "Funky London" (Cal Massey) – 4:53
  5. "Please Send Me Someone to Love" (Percy Mayfield) – 7:14
  6. "Starrburst" (Ellen Starr) – 6:09



  1. ^ Prestige Records discography accessed April 11, 2013
  2. ^ Payne, D, A Houston Person discography, June 7, 2009.
  3. ^ Enciclopedia del Jazz: Person, Houston, accessed February 16, 2018.
  4. ^ a b Yanow, S. Allmusic listing accessed April 11, 2013.
  5. ^ Cook, Richard; Morton, Brian (2008). The Penguin Guide to Jazz Recordings (9th ed.). Penguin. p. 1148. ISBN 978-0-141-03401-0.
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