Bluesin' Around

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Bluesin' Around
Studio album by Kenny Burrell
Released 1983
Recorded November 21 & 29, 1961, March 6, 1962 and April 30, 1962
New York City
Genre Jazz
Length 37:05
Label Columbia
FC 38507
Producer John Hammond
Kenny Burrell chronology
Weaver of Dreams
(1960-61)
Bluesin' Around
(1961-62)
Bluesy Burrell
(1962-63)

Bluesin' Around is an album by guitarist Kenny Burrell recorded in 1961 and 1962 and first released on the Columbia label in 1983.[1]

Reception[edit]

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

Allmusic awarded the album 3 stars stating " the results, even with a few dated numbers such as "Mambo Twist," are excellent".[2]

Track listing[edit]

All compositions by Kenny Burrell except as indicated

  1. "Mambo Twist" - 5:06
  2. "The Switch" - 3:04
  3. "The Squeeze" - 4:17
  4. "Bluesin' Around" - 3:42
  5. "Bye and Bye" (Traditional) - 2:50
  6. "Moten Swing" (Bennie Moten) - 6:20
  7. "People Will Say We're in Love" (Oscar Hammerstein II, Richard Rodgers) - 3:41
  8. "One Mint Julep" (Rudy Toombs) - 3:25
  9. "Mood Indigo" (Barney Bigard, Duke Ellington, Irving Mills) - 4:40
  • Recorded in New York City on November 21, 1961 (tracks 1 & 2), November 29, 1961 (tracks 3, 5 & 9), March 6, 1962 (track 4) and April 30, 1962 (tracks 6-8)

Personnel[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ All About Jazz Kenny Burrell discography accessed August 2, 2012
  2. ^ a b "Yanow, S. Allmusic Review, accessed August 2, 2012