Ode to 52nd Street

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Ode to 52nd Street
Studio album by Kenny Burrell
Released 1967
Recorded September 1967
Tel Mar Studios, Chicago
Genre Jazz
Label Cadet
LPS 798
Producer Richard Evans
Kenny Burrell chronology
A Generation Ago Today
Ode to 52nd Street
Blues - The Common Ground

Ode to 52nd Street is an album by guitarist Kenny Burrell recorded in 1967 and released on the Cadet label.[1]


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

Allmusic awarded the album 3 stars in a review by Scott Yanow that stated "Burrell plays quite well, as usual (he is among the most consistent of jazz improvisers), and, even if the music is not all that memorable, the results are pleasing".[2]

Track listing[edit]

All compositions by Kenny Burrell and Richard Evans except as indicated

  1. "Suite for Guitar and Orchestra Theme 1: So Little Time" - 5:05
  2. "Suite for Guitar and Orchestra Theme 2: Growing" - 4:12
  3. "Suite for Guitar and Orchestra Theme 3: Round and Round We Go" - 5:28
  4. "Suite for Guitar and Orchestra Theme 4: Recapitulation" - 2:58
  5. "I Want My Baby Back" - 3:00
  6. "Con Alma" (Dizzy Gillespie) - 3:29
  7. "Soulero" (Evans) - 3:02
  8. "Wild Is the Wind" (Dimitri Tiomkin, Ned Washington) - 3:09
  9. "Blues Fuse" - 3:21



  1. ^ All About Jazz Kenny Burrell discography accessed August 3, 2012
  2. ^ a b Yanow, S. Allmusic Review, accessed August 3, 2012