Jazz Raga

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Jazz Raga
Studio album by Gábor Szabó
Released 1966
Recorded August 4 & 17, 1966
Genre Jazz
Length 33:58
Label Impulse!
Producer Bob Thiele
Gábor Szabó chronology
Simpático
(1966)
Jazz Raga
(1966)
The Sorcerer
(1967)

Jazz Raga is an album by Hungarian guitarist Gábor Szabó featuring performances recorded in 1966 for the Impulse! label.[1]

Reception[edit]

The Allmusic review by Thom Jurek awarded the album 4 stars stating "The album received mixed reviews at the time but developed a lasting cult following. Jazz Raga is a classic for its barrier-breaking invention and startling creativity".[2]

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

Track listing[edit]

All compositions by Gábor Szabó except as indicated
  1. "Walking on Nails" - 2:48
  2. "Mizrab" - 3:32
  3. "Search for Nirvana" - 2:08
  4. "Krishna" - 3:13
  5. "Raga Doll" (Gary McFarland) - 3:44
  6. "Comin' Back" - 1:57
  7. "Paint It Black" (Mick Jagger, Keith Richards) - 4:42
  8. "Sophisticated Wheels" - 3:54
  9. "Ravi" - 2:59
  10. "Caravan" (Juan Tizol) - 3:01
  11. "Summertime" (George Gershwin, DuBose Heyward) - 2:31
  • Recorded at Rudy Van Gelder Studio in Englewood Cliffs, New Jersey on August 4, 1966 (tracks 4, 6, 8, 10 & 11) and August 17, 1966 (tracks 1-3, 5, 7 & 9)

Personnel[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Impulse! Records discography accessed April 1, 2011
  2. ^ a b Jurek, T. Allmusic Review accessed April 1, 2011