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Portrait of the Artist (album)

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Portrait of the Artist
Studio album by
Released1960
RecordedMarch 9 and April 6 & 9, 1959
Atlantic Studios, New York City
GenreJazz
LabelAtlantic
1320
ProducerNesuhi Ertegun
Bob Brookmeyer chronology
The Ivory Hunters
(1959)
Portrait of the Artist
(1960)
Jazz Is a Kick
(1960)

Portrait of the Artist is an album by American jazz trombonist Bob Brookmeyer recorded in 1959 for the Atlantic label.[1]

Reception

Professional ratings
Review scores
SourceRating
Allmusic3/5 stars[2]
The Penguin Guide to Jazz Recordings3/4 stars [3]

Allmusic awarded the album 3 stars.[2]

Track listing

All compositions by Bob Brookmeyer except as indicated

  1. "Blues Suite: Introduction & First Movement" - 7:18
  2. "Blues Suite: Second Movement" - 3:53
  3. "Blues Suite: Third Movement" - 4:58
  4. "Blues Suite: Fourth Movement" - 5:18
  5. "It Don't Mean a Thing (If It Ain't Got That Swing)" (Duke Ellington, Irving Mills) - 6:15
  6. "Mellowdrama" - 5:50
  7. "Out of Nowhere" (Johnny Green, Edward Heyman) - 4:55
  8. "Darn That Dream" (Jimmy Van Heusen, Eddie DeLange) - 4:26
  • Recorded in NYC on March 9 (tracks 7 & 8), April 6 (tracks 1, 3 & 4) and April 9 (tracks 2, 5 & 6), 1959

Personnel

References

  1. ^ Atlantic Records Catalog: 1300 series accessed September 14, 2015
  2. ^ a b Allmusic listing accessed September 14, 2015
  3. ^ Cook, Richard; Morton, Brian (2008). The Penguin Guide to Jazz Recordings (9th ed.). Penguin. p. 174. ISBN 978-0-141-03401-0.
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