Gil's Guests

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Gil's Guests
Studio album by Gil Mellé
Released 1956
Recorded August 10 & 26, 1956
Genre Jazz
Length 53:00
Label Prestige
Gil Mellé chronology
Primitive Modern
(1956)
Gil's Guests
(1956)
Quadrama
(1957)

Gil's Guests is an album by American saxophonist Gil Mellé recorded in 1956 and released on the Prestige label.[1]

Reception[edit]

The Allmusic review by Scott Yanow awarded the album 3 stars and stated "Baritonist Gil Melle's recordings are usually a bit unusual and this CD reissue is no exception... The charts are unpredictable and often dramatic, looking ahead toward a musical future that never occurred".[2]

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

Track listing[edit]

All compositions by Gil Mellé
  1. "Soudan" - 6:21
  2. "Tomorrow" - 6:10
  3. "Block Island" - 4:57
  4. "Sixpence" - 5:52
  5. "Still Life" - 8:10
  6. "Ghengis" - 3:46
  7. "Funk for Star People" - 6:37 Bonus track on CD reissue
  8. "Golden Age" - 6:46 Bonus track on CD reissue
  9. "Herbie" - 4:21 Bonus track on CD reissue
  • Recorded at Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Hackensack, New Jersey on August 10 (tracks 1-3) and August 24 (tracks 4-6), 1956 and January 18, 1957 (tracks 7-9).

Personnel[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Prestige Records discography accessed December 30, 2010
  2. ^ a b Yanow, S. Allmusic Review accessed December 30, 2010