James Moody's Moods

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James Moody's Moods
Studio album by James Moody
Released 1956
Recorded September 29, 1954, January 28, August 24 and December 12, 1955
Van Gelder Studio, Hackensack, New Jersey
Genre Jazz
Label Prestige
PRLP 7056
Producer Bob Weinstock
James Moody chronology
Moody
(1954-55)
James Moody's Moods
(1954-55)
Hi Fi Party
(1955)

James Moody's Moods is an album by saxophonist James Moody composed of sessions recorded in 1954 and 1955 which was released on the Prestige label.[1]

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]

  1. "The Strut" (Benny Golson) - 4:02
  2. "Jammin' with James" (Dave Burns, James Moody) - 11:36
  3. "A Sinner Kissed an Angel" (Mack David, Larry Shayne) - 4:02
  4. "It Might as Well Be Spring" (Oscar Hammerstein II, Richard Rogers) - 3:46
  5. "I've Got the Blues" (Eddie Jefferson) - 2:45
  6. "Blue Walk" (Benny Golson) - 3:13
  7. "Faster James" (Quincy Jones) - 3:40
  • Recorded at Van Gelder Studio in Hackensack, New Jersey on September 29, 1954 (track 4), January 28, 1955 (tracks 5-7), August 24, 1955 (track 2) and December 12, 1955 (tracks 1 & 3)

Personnel[edit]

Production[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Prestige Records discography accessed February 1, 2013
  2. ^ a b Allmusic Review, February 1, 2013