Bearcat (album)

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Bearcat
Studio album by Clifford Jordan
Released 1962
Recorded December 28, 1961, January 10, 1962
New York City
Genre Jazz
Length 37:47
Label Jazzland
JLP 69
Producer Orrin Keepnews
Clifford Jordan chronology
Starting Time
(1961)
Bearcat
(1962)
These are My Roots: Clifford Jordan Plays Leadbelly
(1965)

Bearcat is an album by jazz saxophonist Clifford Jordan which was recorded in late 1961 and early 1962 and released on the Jazzland label.[1]

Reception[edit]

Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 3/5 stars[2]

Scott Yanow stated in his review for Allmusic, "It would be 1973 before Jordan had another opportunity to be showcased in a quartet format, making this formerly rare set one of his best all-around recordings".[2]

Track listing[edit]

All compositions by Clifford Jordan except as indicated

  1. "Bear Cat" - 4:56
  2. "Dear Old Chicago" - 5:30
  3. "How Deep Is the Ocean?" (Irving Berlin) - 4:58
  4. "The Middle of the Block" - 4:59
  5. "You Better Leave It Alone" - 5:57
  6. "Malice Towards None" (Tom McIntosh) - 5:58
  7. "Out-House" - 5:29

Personnel[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Jazzland Records discography accessed November 7, 2012
  2. ^ a b Yanow, S. Allmusic Review accessed November 7, 2012