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Poetry (album)

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Studio album by
RecordedJanuary 12, 1983
Shadowbrook Studio, Irvington, New York
CJ 188
ProducerStan Getz
Stan Getz chronology
Stan Getz Quartet Live in Paris
Line for Lyons

Poetry is a duo album by saxophonist Stan Getz and Albert Dailey which was recorded in 1983 and released on the Elektra/Musician label.[1][2]


Professional ratings
Review scores
Allmusic4/5 stars[3]

The Allmusic review by Scott Yanow stated: "This duet session is as much pianist Albert Dailey's date as Stan Getz's. Getz lets Dailey, who died a little over a year later, dominate the music and the lyrical pianist comes up with some fresh ideas during the standards set".[3]

Track listing

  1. "Confirmation" (Charlie Parker) - 5:24
  2. "A Child Is Born" (Thad Jones) - 5:19
  3. "Tune Up" (Miles Davis) - 5:41
  4. "Lover Man" (Jimmy Davis, Ram Ramirez, Jimmy Sherman) - 6:54
  5. "A Night in Tunisia" (Dizzy Gillespie, Frank Paparelli) - 5:26
  6. "Spring Can Really Hang You Up the Most" (Tommy Wolf, Fran Landesman) - 6:30
  7. "'Round Midnight" (Thelonious Monk, Cootie Williams, Bernie Hanighen) - 7:32



  1. ^ Stan Getz Catalog, accessed July 26, 2016
  2. ^ Stan Getz discography: 1980's, accessed July 26, 2016
  3. ^ a b Yanow, Scott. Poetry – Review at AllMusic. Retrieved July 26, 2016.
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