Holiday for Skins

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Holiday for Skins
Volume 1 (BLP 4004)
Studio album by Art Blakey
Released 1959
Recorded November 9, 1958
Manhattan Towers, New York City
Genre Jazz
Length 33:58 Volume 1
33:16 Volume 2
67:14 CD reissue
Label Blue Note
BLP 4004, BLP 4005
BST 84004, BST 84005
Producer Alfred Lion
Art Blakey chronology
Drums Around the Corner
(1958)
Holiday for Skins
(1958)
1958 - Paris Olympia
(1958)
Alternative cover
Volume 2 (BLP 4005)
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 3.5/5 stars[1]

Holiday for Skins is a 1959 album by jazz drummer Art Blakey. Originally recorded for Blue Note Records in November 1958, the album was released in two volumes before being reissued together on CD in 2006.[2]

Track listing[edit]

All compositions by Art Blakey except as indicated

Holiday for Skins Volume 1 (BLP 4004)

  1. "Aghano" - 6:07
  2. "The Feast" - 8:56
  3. "Mirage" - 10:30
  4. "Lamento Africano" - 8:25

Holiday for Skins Volume 2 (BLP 4005)

  1. "O'Tinde" - 6:17
  2. "Swingin' Kilts" (Ray Bryant) - 8:53
  3. "Dinga" - 9:00
  4. "Reflection" (Bryant) - 9:06

CD reissue

  1. "The Feast" - 8:56
  2. "Aghano" - 6:07
  3. "Lamento Africano" - 8:25
  4. "Mirage" - 10:30
  5. "O'Tinde" - 6:17
  6. "Swingin' Kilts" - 8:53
  7. "Dinga" - 9:00
  8. "Reflection" - 9:06

Personnel[edit]

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