Keep the Customer Satisfied (album)

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Keep the Customer Satisfied
Live album by Buddy Rich
Released 1970
Recorded March 30-April 1, 1970
Genre Jazz
Length 48:39
Label Pacific Jazz
Producer Richard Bock
Buddy Rich chronology
Buddy & Soul
(1969)
Keep the Customer Satisfied
(1970)
A Different Drummer
(1971)
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 4/5 stars [1]

Keep the Customer Satisfied is a 1970 live album by Buddy Rich and his big band, recorded at the Tropicana Resort & Casino in Las Vegas. [1]

Track listing[edit]

LP side A

  1. "Keep the Customer Satisfied" (Paul Simon) – 6:40
  2. "Long Day's Journey" (Don Piestrup) – 4:42
  3. Midnight Cowboy Medley: "He Quit Me Man"/"Everybody's Talkin'"/"Tears" (Warren Zevon)/(Fred Neil) – 11:12

LP side B

  1. "Celebration" (Piestrup) – 3:35
  2. "Groovin' Hard" (Don Menza) – 5:25
  3. "The Juicer Is Wild" (Neil, Roger Neuman) – 4:32
  4. "Winning the West" (Bill Holman) – 7:30

Bonus tracks on CD re-issues:

  1. "Body and Soul" (Frank Eyton, Johnny Green, Edward Heyman, Robert Sour) – 4:54
  2. "Happy Time" (Mike Hughes) – 3:57
  3. "The Nitty Gritty" (Lincoln Chase) – 4:07
  4. "Straight and Narrow" (Piestrup) – 4:17
  5. "Groovin' Hard" (Menza) – 5:54
  6. "Cornerstone" (Ted Pease) – 4:45

Personnel[edit]

The Buddy Rich big band
Production
  • Ron Wolin - cover design
  • Reice Hamel - engineer
  • Paul Wertheimer - liner notes
  • Joel Moss - mixing
  • Ron Waller - photography
  • Richard Bock - producer
  • Bob Belden - reissue producer, mixing
  • Dean Pratt - reissue producer

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Keep the Customer Satisfied (album) at AllMusic. Retrieved 2011-06-17.
  • Liberty / Pacific Jazz LST 11006
  • Liberty LBS 83334
  • Blue Note 23999