Billy Taylor with Four Flutes

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Billy Taylor with Four Flutes
Studio album by Billy Taylor
Released 1959
Recorded July 20 & 24, 1959
New York City
Genre Jazz
Length 41:27
Label Riverside
RLP 12-306
Producer Orrin Keepnews
Billy Taylor chronology
One for Fun
(1959)
Billy Taylor with Four Flutes
(1959)
Taylor Made Jazz
(1959)
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 4/5 stars[1]

Billy Taylor with Four Flutes is an album by American jazz pianist Billy Taylor featuring tracks recorded in 1959 for the Riverside label.[2]

Reception[edit]

Allmusic awarded the album 4 stars with reviewer Scott Yanow calling it "essentially bop, but the unusual instrumentation gives the set its own personality. Enjoyable music that certainly stands out from the crowd".[1]

Track listing[edit]

All compositions by Billy Taylor except as indicated

  1. "The Song Is Ended" (Irving Berlin) - 3:54
  2. "Back Home" - 6:44
  3. "St. Thomas" (Sonny Rollins) - 2:28
  4. "Oh, Lady Be Good" (George Gershwin, Ira Gershwin) - 4:40
  5. "No Parking" - 2:53
  6. "Koolbongo" (Mary Lou Williams) - 4:18
  7. "Blue Shutters" - 6:54
  8. "One for the Woofer" - 4:42
  9. "How About You?" (Ralph Freed, Burton Lane) - 4:54
  • Recorded in New York City on July 20 (tracks 1, 2 & 7-9) and July 24 (tracks 3-6), 1959.

Personnel[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Yanow, S. Allmusic Review accessed August 21, 2012
  2. ^ Riverside Records discography accessed August 21, 2012