From the Plantation to the Penitentiary

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From the Plantation To The Penitentiary
Studio album by Wynton Marsalis
Released March 6, 2007
Genre Vocal jazz
Neo-bop
Post-bop
Length 58:24
Label Blue Note Records/EMI
Producer Delfeayo Marsalis
Wynton Marsalis chronology
Live at the House of Tribes'
(2005)
From the Plantation To The Penitentiary
(2007)

From the Plantation to the Penitentiary is an American album by trumpeter Wynton Marsalis. It was released in 2007, and reached second place on Billboard's Top Jazz chart.

His brother Delfeayo Marsalis is the album's producer. Jennifer Sanon is a featured guest on track # 1, 2, 4, 5 and 6. The music and lyrics are written by Wynton Marsalis. Mixed By Patrick L. Smith

Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 3.5/5 stars link
BBC (Favorable) March 13, 2007
ARTISTdirect 4.5/5 starslink
Audiophile Audition 4/4 stars link
Entertainment Weekly A 03/30/07

Track listing[edit]

# Title Time
1 "From the Plantation to the Penitentiary" 11:48
2 "Find Me" 9:34
3 "Doin' (Y)Our Thing" 8:37
4 "Love and Broken Hearts" 7:40
5 "Supercapitalism" 6:55
6 "These Are Those Soulful Days" 8:04
7 "Where Y'All At?" 5:48

Personnel[edit]

  • Wynton Marsalis – trumpet
  • Walter Blandding – tenor and soprano saxophone
  • Dan Nimmer – piano
  • Carlos Henriquez – bass
  • Ali Jackson - Drums
  • Jennifer Sanon – vocals

Charts[edit]

  • 2007 Billboard Top Jazz Albums # 2 [1]

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