In Orbit (Clark Terry album)

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In Orbit
Studio album by Clark Terry
Released 1958
Genre Jazz
Length 47:51 (Reissue)
Label Riverside
Producer Orrin Keepnews
Clark Terry chronology
Duke with a Difference
(1957)
In Orbit
(1958)
Top and Bottom Brass
(1958)
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 4.5/5 stars[1]

In Orbit is an album by jazz trumpeter Clark Terry, notably featuring Thelonious Monk as sideman and originally released in 1958.

It was Monk's only Riverside appearance as sideman, the first of Terry's recordings on flugelhorn, and the first Riverside date with bassist Sam Jones.[2]

Monk introduced Riverside to some its most important artists, including Johnny Griffin, Wilbur Ware, Sonny Rollins, and Terry.[3]

It features one Monk composition, "Let's Cool One"[4]

Track listing[edit]

  1. "In Orbit" (Terry)
  2. "One Foot in the Gutter (Terry)
  3. "Trust in Me"
  4. "Let's Cool One" (Monk)
  5. "Pea-Eye" (Terry)
  6. "Argentina" (Terry)
  7. "Moonlight Fiesta" (Mills, Tizol)
  8. "Buck's Business" (Terry)
  9. "Very Near Blue" (Cassey)
  10. "Flugelin' the Blues" (Terry)

Personnel[edit]

  • Clark Terry – flugelhorn
  • Thelonious Monk – piano
  • Sam Jones – bass
  • Philly Joe Jones – drums

References[edit]

  1. ^ Allmusic review
  2. ^ Liner notes to OJC Reissue
  3. ^ Liner notes to OJC Reissue
  4. ^ Allmusic review