One O'Clock Jump (album)

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For the tune of the same name see One O'Clock Jump
One O'Clock Jump
Studio album by Joe Williams
Released 1957
Recorded August 1957
Genre Vocal jazz, Jazz
Length 49:51
Label Verve
Producer Norman Granz
Joe Williams chronology
Count Basie Swings, Joe Williams Sings
One O'Clock Jump
At Newport '63
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 3/5 stars [1]

One O'Clock Jump is a 1957 album by Joe Williams, with the Count Basie Orchestra. Ella Fitzgerald is featured in duet with Williams on the first track.

Joe Williams delivers a typically gutsy performance, showcasing his powerful voice, and emotive reading of lyrics.

This album features the Basie standard "One O'Clock Jump" in three different versions.

Track listing[edit]

  1. "Too Close for Comfort" (Jerry Bock, Larry Holofcener, George David Weiss) – 3:02
  2. "Smack Dab in the Middle" (Chuck Calhoun) – 3:36
  3. "Amazing Love" (Jeannie Burns) – 3:28
  4. "Only Forever" (Johnny Burke, James V. Monaco) – 3:34
  5. "Don't Worry 'Bout Me" (Rube Bloom, Ted Koehler) – 3:01
  6. "Stop, Pretty Baby" (Milton Lovett, Red Saunders, Leon Washington) – 3:04
  7. "One O'Clock Jump" (Count Basie) – 4:29
  8. "Jamboree" (Ernie Wilkins) – 4:56
  9. "I Don't Like You No More" (Wilkins) – 2:37
  10. "From Coast to Coast" (Wilkins) – 8:31
  11. "Too Close for Comfort" – 2:56
  12. "One O'Clock Jump" – 2:03
  13. "One O'Clock Jump" – 4:34

Tracks 12 and 13 are alternate takes.


Recorded August, 1957, Hollywood, Los Angeles:


  1. ^ Eder, Bruce. One O'Clock Jump (album) at AllMusic