Piano (Wynton Kelly album)

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Piano
Studio album by Wynton Kelly
Released 1958
Recorded January 31, 1958
Genre Jazz
Label Riverside
Wynton Kelly chronology
Piano Interpretations
(1951)
Piano
(1958)
Kelly Blue
(1959)
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 4.5/5 stars[1]

Piano, also released as Whisper Not, is an album by jazz pianist Wynton Kelly released on the Riverside label featuring performances by Kelly with Kenny Burrell, Paul Chambers, and Philly Joe Jones recorded in 1958.[2]

Reception[edit]

The Allmusic review by Scott Yanow states "Kelly became a major influence on pianists of the 1960s and 1970s and one can hear the genesis of many other players in these swinging performances".[1]

Track listing[edit]

All compositions by Wynton Kelly except as indicated
  1. "Whisper Not" (Benny Golson) - 7:12
  2. "Action" - 7:12
  3. "Dark Eyes" (Traditional) - 5:59
  4. "Strong Man" (Oscar Brown, Jr.) - 5:17
  5. "Ill Wind" (Harold Arlen, Ted Koehler) - 4:25
  6. "Don't Explain" (Billie Holiday, Arthur Herzog Jr.) - 5:36
  7. "You Can't Get Away" - 6:24
  8. "Dark Eyes" [Take 2] (Traditional) - 5:19
  • Recorded in New York City on January 31, 1958

Personnel[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Yanow, S. Allmusic Review accessed February 26, 2010
  2. ^ Wynton Kelly discography accessed February 26, 2010