New Music of Alec Wilder

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New Music of Alec Wilder
Studio album by Mundell Lowe and his Orchestra
Released 1956
Recorded June 12 & 19 and July 3, 1956
Reeves Sound Studios, New York City
Genre Jazz
Length 30:21
Label Riverside
RLP 12-219
Producer Orrin Keepnews
Mundell Lowe chronology
Guitar Moods
(1956)
New Music of Alec Wilder
(1956)
A Grand Night for Swinging
(1957)

New Music of Alec Wilder is an album by American jazz guitarist Mundell Lowe and his orchestra featuring compositions by Alec Wilder recorded in 1956 for the Riverside label.[1]

Reception[edit]

Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 3/5 stars[2]

Allmusic awarded the album 3 stars with its review by Scott Yanow calling it "A nice vehicle for an 11-piece group".[2]

Track listing[edit]

All compositions by Alec Wilder

  1. "Suggestion for Bored Dancers" - 1:48
  2. "She Never Wore Makeup" - 3:42
  3. "What Happened Last Night?" - 2:08
  4. "Walk Softly" - 2:48
  5. "Let's Get Together and Cry" - 2:34
  6. "Mama Never Dug This Scene" - 1:31
  7. "Pop, What's a Passacaglia?" - 2:25
  8. "No Plans" - 2:38
  9. "The Endless Quest" - 2:47
  10. "Around the World in 2:34" - 2:35
  11. "An Unrelenting Memory" - 3:13
  12. "Tacet for Neurotics" - 2:12
  • Recorded at Reeves Sound Studios in New York City on June 12, 1956 (tracks 3, 4, 9 & 12) June 19, 1956 (tracks 5, 7, 8 & 11) and July 3, 1956 (tracks 1, 2, 6 & 10)

Personnel[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Riverside Records discography accessed August 22, 2012
  2. ^ a b Yanow, S. Allmusic Review accessed August 22, 2012