A Night at the Vanguard

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A Night at the Vanguard
Live album by Kenny Burrell
Released 1959
Recorded September 16, 1959
Village Vanguard, New York City
Genre Jazz
Label Argo
LP 655
Producer Jack Tracy
Kenny Burrell chronology
On View at the Five Spot Cafe
A Night at the Vanguard
Weaver of Dreams

A Night at the Vanguard (also released as Man at Work) is a live album by guitarist Kenny Burrell recorded in 1959 at the Village Vanguard and originally released on the Argo label.[1]


Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 4.5/5 stars[2]

Allmusic awarded the album 4½ stars and reviewer Michael Erlewine says it is "A solid effort top to bottom, and a recording most highly recommended, this is Burrell and his extraordinary trio very close to, if not truly in their prime, and their element".[2]

Track listing[edit]

All compositions by Kenny Burrell except as indicated

  1. "All Night Long" - 5:15
  2. "Will You Still Be Mine" (Matt Dennis, Tom Adair) - 4:24
  3. "I'm a Fool to Want You" (Frank Sinatra, Jack Wolf, Joel Herron) - 4:40
  4. "Trio" (Erroll Garner) - 4:20
  5. "Broadway" (Billy Byrd, Teddy McRae, Henri Woode) - 4:18
  6. "Soft Winds" (Benny Goodman) - 4:17
  7. "Just A-Sittin' and A-Rockin'" (Duke Ellington, Billy Strayhorn) - 4:18
  8. "Well You Needn't" (Thelonious Monk) - 4:29



  1. ^ All About Jazz Kenny Burrell discography accessed August 1, 2012
  2. ^ a b Erlewine, M. Allmusic Review, accessed August 1, 2012