Showcase (Philly Joe Jones album)

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Showcase
Studio album by Philly Joe Jones
Released 1959
Recorded November 17 & 18, 1959
New York City
Genre Jazz
Length 38:02
Label Riverside
RLP 12-313
Producer Orrin Keepnews
Philly Joe Jones chronology
Drums Around the World
(1959)
Showcase
(1959)
Philly Joe's Beat
(1960)

Showcase is the third album led by American jazz drummer Philly Joe Jones which was recorded in 1959 for the Riverside label.[1]

Reception[edit]

Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 4/5 stars[2]

The Allmusic review called it a "a particularly interesting hard bop-oriented set... well-conceived, diverse, and recommended".[2]

Track listing[edit]

All compositions by Philly Joe Jones except as indicated

  1. "Battery Blues" (Julian Priester) - 4:06
  2. "Minor Mode" (Bill Barron) - 4:26
  3. "Gwen" - 3:57
  4. "Joe's Debut" - 5:35
  5. "Gone" (George Gershwin, Ira Gershwin, DuBose Heyward) - 4:42
  6. "Joe's Delight" - 3:50
  7. "Julia" (Priester) - 3:26
  8. "I'll Never Be The Same" (Gus Kahn, Matty Malneck, Frank Signorelli) - 3:58
  9. "Interpretation" (Barron) - 4:02
  • Recorded in New York City on November 17 (tracks 1, 4 & 6-8) and November 18 (tracks 2, 3, 5 & 9), 1959.

Personnel[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Philly Joe Jones discography accessed November 2, 2012
  2. ^ a b Yanow, S. Allmusic Review accessed November 2, 2012