Let Me Tell You 'Bout It

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Let Me Tell You 'Bout It
Studio album by Leo Parker
Released 1961
Recorded September 9, 1961
Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs
Genre Jazz
Length 37:58 original LP
50:48 CD reissue
Label Blue Note
BST 84087
Producer Alfred Lion
Leo Parker chronology
Let Me Tell You 'Bout It
(1961)
Rollin' with Leo
(1961)

Let Me Tell You 'Bout It is the debut album by American jazz saxophonist Leo Parker featuring performances recorded and released on the Blue Note label in 1961.[1] The CD reissue features two bonus tracks from the same session.

Reception[edit]

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

The Allmusic review by Scott Yanow awarded the album 4 stars and stated "Parker (who is joined by obscure sidemen) sounds in top form during his varied program which includes several hard swingers".[2]

Track listing[edit]

All compositions by Leo Parker except as indicated

  1. "Glad Lad" - 5:17
  2. "Blue Leo" (Parker, Ike Quebec) - 5:06
  3. "Let Me Tell You 'Bout It" (Robert Lewis[disambiguation needed]) - 4:18
  4. "VI" (Lewis) - 4:41
  5. "Parker's Pals" - 6:21
  6. "Low Brown" (Yusef Salim) - 5:49
  7. "TCTB" (Parker, Swindell) - 6:26
  8. "The Lion's Roar" (Russell Jacquet, Parker) - 4:26 Bonus track on CD reissue
  9. "Low Brown" [Long Version] - 8:24 Bonus track on CD reissue

Personnel[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Blue Note Records discography accessed November 9, 2010
  2. ^ a b Yanow, S. Allmusic Review accessed November 9, 2010