Mapenzi

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Mapenzi
Studio album by Harold Land-Blue Mitchell Quintet
Released 1977
Recorded April 14, 1977
Genre Jazz
Length 42:30
Label Concord
Producer Carl Jefferson
Blue Mitchell chronology
African Violet
(1977)
Mapenzi
(1977)
Stablemates
(1977)
Harold Land chronology
Damisi
(1977)
Mapenzi
(1977)
Xocia’s Dance
(1981)
CD Cover

Mapenzi is an album by the Harold Land-Blue Mitchell Quintet recorded in 1977 and released on the Concord label.[1]

Reception[edit]

Allmusic awarded the album 4½ stars with reviewer Scott Yanow stating "this is an excellent example of 1977 hard bop".[2]

Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 4.5/5 stars[2]

Track listing[edit]

All compositions by Harold Land except as indicated
  1. "Mapenzi" - 5:15
  2. "Rapture" - 5:08
  3. "Habiba" (Kirk Lightsey) - 10:19
  4. "Blue Silver" (Blue Mitchell) - 4:58
  5. "Everything's Changed" (Lightsey) - 5:13
  6. "Inner Voice" - 6:08
  7. "Tres Senderos" - 5:29
  • Recorded at Sunwest Recording Studios in Hollywood, California on April 14, 1977.

Personnel[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Blue Mitchell discography accessed June 15, 2011
  2. ^ a b Yanow, S. Allmusic Review accessed June 15, 2011