Bass on Top

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Bass on Top
Studio album by Paul Chambers
Released 1957
Recorded July 14, 1957
Van Gelder Studio, Hackensack
Genre Jazz
Length 41:47
Label Blue Note
BLP 1569
Producer Alfred Lion
Paul Chambers chronology
Paul Chambers Quintet
(1957)
Bass on Top
(1957)
Go
(1959)

Bass on Top is an album by American jazz bassist Paul Chambers recorded in 1957 and released on the Blue Note label.[1]

Reception[edit]

The Allmusic review by Stephen Thomas Erlewine awarded the album 4½ stars stating "The result is a warm, entertaining collection of mainstream jazz that nevertheless rewards close listening".[2]

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

Track listing[edit]

  1. "Yesterdays" (Harbach, Kern) - 5:53
  2. "You'd Be So Nice to Come Home To" (Porter) - 7:16
  3. "Chasin' the Bird" (Parker) - 6:18
  4. "Dear Old Stockholm" (Traditional) - 6:44
  5. "The Theme" (Davis) - 6:15
  6. "Confessin'" (Doc Daugherty, Ellis Reynolds, Neiburg) - 4:13
  7. "Chamber Mates" (Burrell, Chambers) - 5:08

Personnel[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Blue Note Records discography accessed January 2, 2011
  2. ^ a b Erlewine, S. T. Allmusic Review accessed January 2, 2011