Jazz for "Breakfast at Tiffany's"

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Jazz for "Breakfast at Tiffany's"
Studio album by Eddie Harris
Released 1961
Recorded 1961
Chicago
Genre Jazz
Label Vee-Jay
VJLP 3027
Eddie Harris chronology
Mighty Like a Rose
(1961)
Jazz for "Breakfast at Tiffany's"
(1961)
A Study in Jazz
(1962)

Jazz for "Breakfast at Tiffany's" is the third album by American jazz saxophonist Eddie Harris recorded in 1961, featuring a jazz enterpretation of Henry Mancini's score for Breakfast at Tiffany's, and released on the Vee-Jay label.[1]

Reception[edit]

The Allmusic review states "although Harris comes up with plenty of fresh ideas, he also never leaves the melody far behind".[2]

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

Track listing[edit]

All compositions by Henry Mancini except as indicated

  1. "Moon River" (Henry Mancini, Johnny Mercer) - 5:54
  2. "Something for a Cat" - 2:18
  3. "Sally's Tomato" - 1:11
  4. "Mr. Yunioshi" - 3:21
  5. "The Big Blow Out" - 4:35
  6. "Hub Caps and Tail Lights" - 2:19
  7. "Breakfast at Tiffany's" - 5:00
  8. "Latin Go Lightly" - 1:51
  9. "Holly" - 2:26
  10. "Loose Caboose" - 1:39
  11. "The Big Heist" - 3:07

Personnel[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Callahan, M. & Edwards, D. Vee-Jay Album Discography, Part 3: Jazz Series (1959-1978) accessed May 7, 2012
  2. ^ a b Yanow, S. Allmusic Review accessed May 7, 2012