Soul Bird: Whiffenpoof

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Soul Bird: Whiffenpoof
Studio album by Cal Tjader
Released 1965
Recorded June 1, 2 & 22, 1965
A & R Recording Studios, New York City and Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ
Genre Jazz
Length 36:58
Label Verve
V6-8626
Producer Creed Taylor
Cal Tjader chronology
Soul Sauce
(1965)
Soul Bird: Whiffenpoof
(1965)
Soul Burst
(1966)

Soul Bird: Whiffenpoof is an album by Latin jazz vibraphonist Cal Tjader recorded in 1965 and released on the Verve label.[1]

Reception[edit]

Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 3/5 stars[2]

The Allmusic review by Alex Henderson awarded the album 3 stars stating "it's an enjoyable demonstration of the vibist's ability to be a bit more commercial than usual and still maintain his bop-based integrity".[2]

Track listing[edit]

  1. "The Whiffenpoof Song" (Tod Galloway, Meade Minnigerode, George S. Pomeroy) - 2:04
  2. "Soul Bird (Tin Tin Dao)" (Gil Fuller, Dizzy Gillespie, Chano Pozo) - 2:41
  3. "How High the Moon" (Nancy Hamilton, Morgan Lewis) - 4:08
  4. "That's All" (Bob Haymes, Alan Brandt) - 2:04
  5. "Soul Motion" (Lonnie Hewitt) - 3:10
  6. "Reza" (Rey Guerra, Edu Lobo) - 4:10
  7. "The Prophet" (Cal Tjader) - 3:01
  8. "Sonny Boy" (Lew Brown, Buddy DeSylva, Ray Henderson) - 3:32
  9. "Doxy" (Sonny Rollins) - 4:21
  10. "Samba de Orfeu" (Luiz Bonfá) - 2:01
  11. "Shiny Silk Stockings" (Frank Foster) - 2:33
  12. "Daddy Wong Legs" (Tjader) - 3:41
  • Recorded at A & R Studios in New York City on June 1 & 2 (tracks 1, 5, 6, 9 & 12), and at Van Gelder Studio in Englewood Cliffs, NJ on June 22 (tracks 2-4, 7, 8, 10 & 11), 1965

Personnel[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Verve Records discography accessed April 3, 2014
  2. ^ a b Henderson, A., Allmusic Review accessed April 3, 2014