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Soft Lights (album)

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Soft Lights
Studio album by
ReleasedSeptember 28, 1999
RecordedApril 27, 1999
StudioVan Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ
HCD 7049
ProducerHouston Person
Houston Person chronology
My Romance
Soft Lights
Together at Christmas

Soft Lights is an album by saxophonist Houston Person which was recorded in 1999 and released on the HighNote label.[1][2][3]


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

In his review on Allmusic, Stewart Mason states "As always with Person, the standards win. This isn't a bad place to start for those wondering which album from this era to get".[4]

Track listing

  1. "Here's That Rainy Day" (Jimmy Van Heusen, Johnny Burke) – 5:07
  2. "I Only Have Eyes for You" (Harry Warren, Al Dubin) – 4:37
  3. "It Might as Well Be Spring" (Richard Rodgers, Oscar Hammerstein II) – 6:08
  4. "Do Nothin' Till You Hear from Me" (Duke Ellingtonl Bob Russell) – 5:51
  5. "At Last" (Warren, Mack Gordon) – 7:01
  6. "The Night We Called It a Day" (Matt Dennis, Tom Adair) – 7:56
  7. "It Shouldn't Happen to a Dream" (Ellington, Don George, Johnny Hodges) – 8:47
  8. "I'll Be Around" (Alec Wilder) – 5:59
  9. "Hey There" (Jerry Ross, Richard Adler) – 6:16
  10. "If" (David Gates) – 5:21



  1. ^ Jazz Depot: HighNote discography accessed March 7, 2018
  2. ^ Payne, D. Houston Person Discography accessed March 7, 2018
  3. ^ Enciclopedia del Jazz: Houston Person accessed March 12, 2018
  4. ^ a b Mason, Stewart. Houston Person – Soft Lights: Review at AllMusic. Retrieved March 6, 2018.
  5. ^ Cook, Richard; Morton, Brian (2008). The Penguin Guide to Jazz Recordings (9th ed.). Penguin. p. 1149. ISBN 978-0-141-03401-0.
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