I'm Shooting High

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I'm Shooting High
Studio album by Gildo Mahones
Released 1964
Recorded February 4, August 15 and September 3, 1963
Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs
Genre Jazz
Label Prestige
PR 16004
Producer Ozzie Cadena
Gildo Mahones chronology
I'm Shooting High
(1963)
The Great Gildo
(1965)

I'm Shooting High is an album by jazz pianist Gildo Mahones recorded for the Prestige label in 1963.[1] The album was intended to be the pianists debut album but was shelved temporarily when the Prestige subsidiary label New Jazz ceased releases and was later issued as part of the Prestige 16000 Series.

Reception[edit]

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

The Allmusic site awarded the album 3 stars.[2]

Track listing[edit]

All compositions by Gildo Mahones except as indicated

  1. "Water Blues Fall"
  2. "Good Morning Heartache" (Irene Higginbotham, Ervin Drake, Dan Fisher)
  3. "The Sweetest Sounds" (Richard Rodgers)
  4. "Stormy Monday" (Earl Hines, Billy Eckstine, Bob Crowder)
  5. "I'm Shooting High" (Ted Koehler, Jimmy McHugh)
  6. "Bali Ha'i" (Oscar Hammerstein II, Richard Rodgers)
  7. "Tales of Brooklyn"
  8. "Hey Girl" (Gerry Goffin, Carole King)

Recorded at Van Gelder Studio in Englewood Cliffs, New Jersey on February 4, 1963 (tracks 5 & 6), August 15, 1963 (tracks 7 & 8) and September 3, 1963 (tracks 1-4)

Personnel[edit]

Production[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Prestige Records discography accessed May 23, 2013
  2. ^ a b Allmusic listing accessed May 23, 2013.