Blue & Sentimental

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Blue & Sentimental
Studio album by Ike Quebec
Released 1962
Recorded December 16 and 23, 1961
Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs
Genre Jazz
Length 39:31 original LP
50:27 CD reissue
Label Blue Note
BST 84098
Producer Alfred Lion
Ike Quebec chronology
It Might as Well Be Spring
(1961)
Blue & Sentimental
(1961)
Easy Living
(1962)

Blue & Sentimental is an album by American saxophonist Ike Quebec recorded in 1961 and released on the Blue Note label.[1]

Reception[edit]

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

The Allmusic review by Steve Huey awarded the album 5 stars and calling it "a superbly sensuous blend of lusty blues swagger and achingly romantic ballads... a quiet, sorely underrated masterpiece".[2]

Track listing[edit]

  1. "Blue and Sentimental" (Count Basie, Mack David, Jerry Livingston) - 7:28
  2. "Minor Impulse" (Quebec) - 6:34
  3. "Don't Take Your Love from Me" (Henry Nemo) - 7:04
  4. "Blues for Charlie" (Green) - 6:48
  5. "Like" (Quebec) - 5:21
  6. "That Old Black Magic" (Arlen, Mercer) - 4:52 Bonus track on CD reissue
  7. "It's All Right With Me" (Porter) - 6:05 Bonus track on CD reissue
  8. "Count Every Star" (Bruno Coquatrix, Sammy Gallop) - 6:16

Recorded on December 16 (tracks 1-7) and December 23 (track 8), 1961.

Personnel[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Blue Note Records discography accessed October 29, 2010
  2. ^ a b Huey, S. Allmusic Review accessed October 29, 2010