Blue Vibes

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Blue Vibes
Studio album by Johnny Lytle
Released 1960
Recorded June 16, 1960
New York City
Genre Jazz
Length 40:18
Label Jazzland
JLP 22
Johnny Lytle chronology
Blue Vibes
(1960)
Happy Ground
(1961)

Blue Vibes is the debut album by American jazz vibraphonist Johnny Lytle which was recorded in 1960 for the Jazzland label.[1]

Reception[edit]

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

David Szatmary of Allmusic notes this album "introduced Lytle's bluesy funk".[2]

Track listing[edit]

All compositions by Johnny Lytle except as indicated

  1. "Blue Vibes" - 5:36
  2. "Over the Rainbow" (Harold Arlen, Yip Harburg) - 5:16
  3. "For Heaven's Sake" (Elise Bretton, Sherman Edwards, Donald Meyer) - 4:35
  4. "Movin' Nicely" (Milt Jackson) - 4:57
  5. "Autumn Leaves" (Joseph Kosma, Johnny Mercer, Jacques Prévert) - 7:06
  6. "Mister Trundel" - 6:27
  7. "Canadian Sunset" (Eddie Heywood, Norman Gimbel) - 6:21

Personnel[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Jazzland Records discography accessed November 2, 2012
  2. ^ a b Szatmary, D. Allmusic Review accessed November 2, 2012