Really Big!

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Really Big!
Studio album by Jimmy Heath
Released 1960
Recorded June 24 & 28, 1960
New York City
Genre Jazz
Length 35:53
Label Riverside
RLP 333
Jimmy Heath chronology
The Thumper
(1959)
Really Big!
(1960)
The Quota
(1961)

Really Big! is the second album by saxophonist Jimmy Heath featuring big band performances recorded in 1960 originally released on the Riverside label.[1]

Reception[edit]

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

Scott Yanow of Allmusic says, "Jimmy Heath's first chance to lead a fairly large group, an all-star ten-piece, found him well featured both on tenor and as an arranger/composer... A well-conceived set".[2]

Track listing[edit]

All compositions by Jimmy Heath except as indicated

  1. "Big "P"" - 3:53
  2. "Old Fashioned Fun" - 4:34
  3. "Mona's Mood" - 4:53
  4. "Dat Dere" (Bobby Timmons) - 4:24
  5. "Nails" - 4:47
  6. "On Green Dolphin Street" (Bronisław Kaper, Ned Washington) - 4:42
  7. "My Ideal" (Newell Chase, Leo Robin, Richard A. Whiting) - 4:10
  8. "Picture of Heath" - 4:30

Personnel[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Riverside Records discography accessed October 22, 2012
  2. ^ a b Yanow, S. Allmusic Review accessed October 22, 2012