Oleo (album)

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Studio album by Grant Green
Released 1980
Recorded January 31, 1962
Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs
Genre Jazz
Length 37:22
Label Blue Note
GXF 3065
Producer Alfred Lion
Grant Green chronology
Born to Be Blue

Oleo is an album by American jazz guitarist Grant Green featuring performances recorded in 1962 and released on the Japanese Blue Note label in 1980.[1] The tracks were also released in 1997 as part of The Complete Quartets with Sonny Clark.


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

The Allmusic review by Michael Erlewine awarded the album 4½ stars and stated "another excellent album with Green and pianist Sonny Clark".[2]

Track listing[edit]

  1. "Oleo" (Sonny Rollins) – 5:37
  2. "Little Girl Blue" (Hart, Rodgers) – 7:15
  3. "Tune-Up" (Eddie Vinson) – 7:19
  4. "Hip Funk" (Green) – 8:39
  5. "My Favorite Things" (Hammerstein II, Rodgers) – 8:32



  1. ^ Grant Green discography accessed September 16, 2010
  2. ^ a b Erlewine, M. Allmusic Review accessed September 16, 2010