Candy (Lee Morgan album)

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Candy
Studio album by Lee Morgan
Released 1958
Recorded November 18, 1957 (#2, 6-7)
February 2, 1958 (#1, 3-5)
Van Gelder Studio, Hackensack
Genre Jazz
Length 41:55 CD reissue
Label Blue Note
BLP 1590
Producer Alfred Lion
Lee Morgan chronology
The Cooker
(1957)
Candy
(1957)
Peckin' Time
(1959)

Candy is an album by jazz trumpeter Lee Morgan released on the Blue Note label in 1958, featuring performances by Morgan, Sonny Clark, Doug Watkins and Art Taylor.

Reception[edit]

The Allmusic review by Stacia Proefrock awarded the album 4 stars stating "Not merely a technical marvel, his tone on this album was sweet and his playing fluid, infused with joy and crisply articulated emotion. Morgan would later turn out to be an expert songwriter, but here songs like Buddy Johnson's "Since I Fell for You," and Jimmy Heath's "C.T.A." gave him ample space to show off his talents.".[1]

Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 4/5 stars[1]

Squeaking[edit]

On many releases there is an audible squeaking noise on the song Candy attributed to the hi-hat stand / pedal.

Track listing[edit]

  1. "Candy" (David, Kramer, Whitney) - 7:05
  2. "Since I Fell for You" (Johnson) - 5:38
  3. "C.T.A." (Heath) - 5:06
  4. "All the Way" (Cahn, Van Heusen) - 7:25
  5. "Who Do You Love, I Hope" (Berlin) - 5:01
  6. "Personality" (Burke, Van Heusen) - 6:13
  7. "All at Once You Love Her" (Hammerstein, Rodgers) - 5:27 Bonus track on CD reissue

Personnel[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Proefrock, S. Allmusic Review accessed September 27, 2011