Down Home (Sam Jones album)

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Down Home
Studio album by Sam Jones
Released 1962
Recorded June 25 and August 15 & 16, 1962
New York City
Genre Jazz
Length 39:26
Label Riverside
RLP 432
Producer Orrin Keepnews
Sam Jones chronology
The Chant
(1961)
Down Home
(1962)
Seven Minds
(1974)

Down Home is the third album by bassist and cellist Sam Jones featuring performances recorded in 1962 and released on the Riverside label.[1]

Reception[edit]

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

Scott Yanow of Allmusic says, "This is excellent hard bop-based music".[2]

Track listing[edit]

All compositions by Sam Jones except as indicated

  1. "Unit 7" - 4:49
  2. "Come Rain or Come Shine" (Harold Arlen, Johnny Mercer) - 4:05
  3. "'Round Midnight" (Thelonious Monk) - 5:31
  4. "O.P." - 5:07
  5. "Thumbstring" (Ray Brown) - 4:31
  6. "Down Home" - 4:08
  7. "Strollin'" (Horace Silver) - 4:12
  8. "Falling in Love With Love" (Lorenz Hart, Richard Rodgers) - 7:03

Personnel[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Riverside Records discography accessed September 17, 2012
  2. ^ a b Yanow, S. Allmusic Review accessed September 17, 2012