Crazy! Baby

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Crazy! Baby
Studio album by Jimmy Smith
Released 1960
Recorded January 4, 1960
Genre Jazz
Length 51:54
Label Blue Note
Producer Alfred Lion
Jimmy Smith chronology
Home Cookin'
(1958-59)
Crazy! Baby
(1960)
Open House
(1960)

Crazy! Baby is an album by American jazz organist Jimmy Smith featuring performances recorded in 1960 and released on the Blue Note label.[1] The album was rereleased on CD with two bonus tracks.

Reception[edit]

The Allmusic review by Scott Yanow awarded the album 4½ stars kamy stating "Smith is heard in peak form... Despite claims and some strong challenges by others, there has never been a jazz organist on the level of Jimmy Smith".[2]

Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 4.5/5 stars[2]

Track listing[edit]

  1. "When Johnny Comes Marching Home" (Traditional) - 7:58
  2. "Makin' Whoopee" (Walter Donaldson, Gus Kahn) - 4:57
  3. "A Night in Tunisia" (Dizzy Gillespie) - 5:40
  4. "Sonnymoon for Two" (Sonny Rollins) - 7:15
  5. "Mack the Knife" (Bertolt Brecht, Kurt Weill) - 4:58
  6. "What's New?" (Johnny Burke, Bob Haggart) - 3:50
  7. "Alfredo" (Jimmy Smith) 4:30
  8. "If I Should Lose You" (Ralph Rainger, Leo Robin) - 6:26 Bonus track on CD reissue
  9. "When Lights Are Low" (Benny Carter, Spencer Williams) - 5:38 Bonus track on CD reissue
  • Recorded at Rudy Van Gelder Studio in Englewood Cliffs, New Jersey on January 4, 1960

Personnel[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Blue Note discography accessed November 26, 2010
  2. ^ a b Yanow, S. Allmusic Review accessed November 26, 2010