Goin' to Kansas City

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Goin'to Kansas City
Studio album by Buck Clayton with Tommy Gwaltney's Kansas City 9
Released 1960
Recorded October 5 & 6, 1960
New York City
Genre Jazz
Length 37:13
Label Riverside
RLP 353
Buck Clayton chronology
Swingin' with Pee Wee
(1960)
Goin' to Kansas City
(1960)
Buck and Buddy
(1960)

Goin' to Kansas City is an album by American jazz trumpeter Buck Clayton with Tommy Gwaltney's Kansas City 9 featuring tracks recorded in late 1960 for the Riverside label.[1]

Reception[edit]

Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 4/5 stars[2]

Allmusic awarded the album 4 stars with the review by Scott Yanow stating, "Although the nonet performs a variety of songs associated with Kansas City Jazz of the swing era, the arrangements are modern and unpredictable".[2]

Track listing[edit]

  1. "Hello Babe" (Dicky Wells) - 3:00
  2. "An Old Manuscript" (Andy Razaf, Don Redman) - 3:26
  3. "Kansas City Ballad" (Tommy Newsom) - 3:06
  4. "The Jumping Blues" (Jay McShann, Charlie Parker) - 4:07
  5. "Walter Page" (Tommy Gwaltney) - 4:27
  6. "Midnight Mama" (Jelly Roll Morton) - 4:39
  7. "John's Idea" (Count Basie, Eddie Durham) - 3:05
  8. "Steppin' Pretty" (Mary Lou Williams) - 3:12
  9. "Dedicated to You" (Sammy Cahn, Saul Chaplin, Hy Zaret) - 3:34
  10. "The New Tulsa Blues" (Bennie Moten) - 4:37

Personnel[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Riverside Records discography accessed November 7, 2012
  2. ^ a b Yanow, S. Allmusic Review accessed November 7, 2012