George Wein & the Newport All-Stars

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George Wein & the Newport All-Stars
Studio album by George Wein
Released 1962
Recorded October 12, 1962
Genre Dixieland
Length 37:57
Label Impulse!
A/AS 31
Producer Bob Thiele
George Wein chronology
Midnight Concert in Paris
(1962)
George Wein & the Newport All-Stars
(1962)
George Wein is Alive and Well in Mexico
(1967)

George Wein & the Newport All-Stars is an album by American jazz pianist and entrepreneur George Wein featuring performances recorded in 1962 for the Impulse! label.[1]

Reception[edit]

The Allmusic review by Scott Yanow awarded the album 4½ stars stating "this definitive set features one of the strongest versions of George Wein's Newport All-Stars... Highly recommended for Dixieland and small-group swing fans".[2]

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

Track listing[edit]

  1. "At the Jazz Band Ball" (Nick LaRocca, Larry Shields) - 4:27
  2. "The Bends Blues" (Pee Wee Russell) - 4:49
  3. "Crazy Rhythm" (Irving Caesar, Joseph Meyer, Roger Wolfe Kahn) - 2:28
  4. "Slowly" (David Raksin, Kermit Goell) - 4:34
  5. "Ja-Da" (Bob Carleton) - 2:51
  6. "Keepin' Out of Mischief Now" (Fats Waller, Andy Razaf) - 7:14
  7. "Blue Turning Grey Over You" (Waller, Razaf) - 3:58
  8. "Lulu's Back in Town" (Al Dubin, Harry Warren) - 7:36

Personnel[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Impulse! Records discography accessed May 2, 2012
  2. ^ a b Yanow, S. Allmusic Review accessed May 2, 2012