Hollar!

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Hollar!
Studio album by Etta Jones
Released 1962
Recorded September 16, 1960, March 30, 1961 and November 28, 1962
Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, New Jersey
Genre Vocal jazz
Length 33:34
Label Prestige
PRLP 7284
Producer Esmond Edwards
Etta Jones chronology
Lonely and Blue
(1962)
Hollar!
(1960-62)
Love Shout
(1962-63)

Hollar! is an album by jazz vocalist Etta Jones which was recorded at three separate sessions between 1960 and 1962 and released on the Prestige label in 1963.[1]

Reception[edit]

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

The Allmusic site awarded the album 4 stars but stated "Etta Jones had the spark that made each of her vocals special, though she was never acknowledged properly during a long career... This is easily one of Etta Jones' best recordings".[2]

Track listing[edit]

  1. "And the Angels Sing" (Ziggy Elman, Johnny Mercer) - 2:37
  2. "I Got It Bad (and That Ain't Good)" (Duke Ellington, Paul Francis Webster) - 4:11
  3. "Give Me the Simple Life" (Rube Bloom, Harry Ruby) - 2:54
  4. "The More I See You" (Mack Gordon, Harry Warren) - 4:13
  5. "Love Is Here to Stay" (George Gershwin, Ira Gershwin) - 3:49
  6. "Reverse the Charges" (Webster, Clarence Williams) - 2:59
  7. "They Can't Take That Away from Me" (Gershwin, Gershwin) - 2:52
  8. "Answer Me, My Love" (Fred Rauch, Carl Sigman, Gerhard Winkler) - 3:20
  9. "Looking Back" (Brook Benton, Clyde Otis) - 3:44
  10. "Nature Boy" (eden ahbez) - 2:55
  • Recorded at Van Gelder Studio in Englewood Cliffs, New Jersey on September 16, 1960 (tracks 2, 4, 5 & 7), March 30, 1961 (tracks 1, 3, 6, 8 & 9) and November 28, 1962 (track 10)

Personnel[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Prestige Records discography accessed May 30, 2013
  2. ^ a b Dryden, K. Allmusic listing accessed May 30, 2013