Gigi Gryce and the Jazz Lab Quintet

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Gigi Gryce and the Jazz Lab Quintet
Studio album by Gigi Gryce
Released 1957
Recorded March 7 and April 10, 1957
Reeves Sound Studios, New York City
Genre Jazz
Length 40:04
Label Riverside
RLP 12-229
Producer Orrin Keepnews
Gigi Gryce chronology
Jazz Lab
(1957)
Gigi Gryce and the Jazz Lab Quintet
(1957)
At Newport
(1957)

Gigi Gryce and the Jazz Lab Quintet is an album by American jazz saxophonist Gigi Gryce featuring tracks recorded in 1957 for the Riverside label.[1]

Reception[edit]

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

Allmusic awarded the album 4½ stars stating "This is exciting and still fresh-sounding bebop".[2]

Track listing[edit]

All compositions by Gigi Gryce except as indicated

  1. "Love for Sale" (Cole Porter) - 7:59
  2. "Geraldine" (Wade Legge) - 5:34
  3. "Minority" - 6:26
  4. "Zing! Went the Strings of My Heart" (James F. Hanley) - 5:59
  5. "Straight Ahead" - 9:29
  6. "Wake Up!" - 4:37
  • Recorded at Reeves Sound Studios in New York City on February 27, 1957 (tracks 1-3) and March 7, 1957 (tracks 4-6)

Personnel[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Riverside Records discography accessed August 30, 2012
  2. ^ a b Yanow, S. Allmusic Review accessed August 30, 2012