Cabin in the Sky (album)

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Cabin in the Sky
Studio album by Curtis Fuller
Released 1962
Recorded April 24 & 25, 1962
Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, New Jersey
Genre Jazz
Label Impulse!
Producer Bob Thiele
Curtis Fuller chronology
Soul Trombone
(1961)
Cabin in the Sky
(1962)
Crankin'
(1971)

Cabin in the Sky is a 1962 album featuring songs from the musical Cabin in the Sky by jazz trombonist Curtis Fuller accompanied by an orchestra arranged and conducted by Manny Albam which was released on the Impulse! label.[1]

Reception[edit]

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

The Allmusic website awarded the album 3 stars.[2]

Tracklisting[edit]

All compositions by Vernon Duke and John La Touche except as indicated

  1. "The Prayer / Taking a Chance on Love" (George Bassman, Roger Edens / Duke, La Touche, Ted Fetter) - 4:42
  2. "Cabin in the Sky" - 3:53
  3. "The Old Ship of Zion" (Traditional) - 3:15
  4. "Do What You Wanna Do" - 4:05
  5. "Honey in the Honeycomb" - 3:17
  6. "Happiness is a Thing Called Joe" (Harold Arlen, Yip Harburg) - 5:45
  7. "Savannah" - 2:39
  8. "Love Turned the Light Out" - 3:39
  9. "In My Old Virginia Home (On the River Nile)" - 3:32
  10. "Love Me Tomorrow (But Leave Me Alone Today) / The Prayer" (Duke, La Touche / Bassman Edens) - 5:18

Personnel[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Curtis Fuller Discography accessed September 6, 2012
  2. ^ a b Allmusic Review accessed September 5, 2012