Now's the Time (Shirley Scott album)

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Now's the Time
Compilation album by Shirley Scott
Released 1967
Recorded May 27 and October 23, 1958, June 23, 1960, August 22, 1961 and March 31, 1964
Van Gelder Studio, Hackensack and Englewood Cliffs
Genre Jazz
Label Prestige
PR 7440
Producer Bob Weinstock (track 3)
Esmond Edwards (tracks 2 & 4-7)
Ozzie Cadena (track 1)
Shirley Scott chronology
Travelin' Light
(1964)
Now's the Time
(1958-64)
Blue Flames
(1964)
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 3/5 stars[1]

Now's the Time is an album by organist Shirley Scott compiling several tracks recorded between 1958 and 1964 and released on the Prestige label in 1967.[2]

Reception[edit]

The Allmusic review stated "This is early Scott, several takes from different session for this Prestige release".[1]

Track listing[edit]

All compositions by Shirley Scott except as indicated

  1. "As It Was" - 5:20
  2. "How Sweet" - 7:37
  3. "Ebb Tide" (Robert Maxwell, Carl Sigman) - 4:05
  4. "Now's the Time" (Charlie Parker) - 4:35
  5. "That's Where It's At" - 3:28
  6. "Cafe Style" - 4:35
  7. "Out of This World" (Harold Arlen, Johnny Mercer) - 4:37
  • Recorded at Van Gelder Studio in Hackensack, New Jersey on May 27, 1958 (track 3) and October 23, 1958 (tracks 5-7) and at Van Gelder Studio in Englewood Cliffs, New Jersey on June 23, 1960 (track 4), August 22, 1961 (track 2) and March 31, 1964 (track 1)

Personnel[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Erlewine, M. Allmusic Review accessed July 3, 2012
  2. ^ Payne, D. Shirley Scott discography accessed July 3, 2012