Drums Around the World

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Drums Around the World
Studio album by Philly Joe Jones
Released 1959
Recorded May 4, 11 & 28, 1959
New York City
Genre Jazz
Length 47:20
Label Riverside
RLP 12-302
Producer Orrin Keepnews
Philly Joe Jones chronology
Blues for Dracula
(1958)
Drums Around the World
(1959)
Showcase
(1959)

Drums Around the World (subtitled Philly Joe Jones Big Band Sounds) is the second album led by American jazz drummer Philly Joe Jones which was recorded in 1959 for the Riverside label.[1]

Reception[edit]

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

The Allmusic review states: "There is some strong playing but this set is primarily recommended to fans of Philly Joe Jones's drum solos."[2]

Track listing[edit]

All compositions by Philly Joe Jones except as indicated

  1. "Blue Gwynn" - 7:29
  2. "Stablemates" (Benny Golson) - 5:56
  3. "Stablemates" [alternate take] (Golson) - 4:27 Bonus track on CD reissue
  4. "Carioca ("El Tambores")" (Edward Eliscu, Gus Kahn, Vincent Youmans) - 4:29
  5. "Tribal Message" - 2:51
  6. "Cherokee" (Ray Noble) - 8:17
  7. "Land of the Blue Veils" (Golson) - 3:38
  8. "Philly J.J." (Tadd Dameron) - 10:13
  • Recorded in New York City on May 4 (tracks 4, 7 & 8), May 11 (tracks 1-3 & 6) and May 28 (track 5), 1959.

Personnel[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Philly Joe Jones discography accessed November 2, 2012
  2. ^ a b Yanow, Scott, Allmusic Review, accessed September 26, 2012