Soul Street (album)

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Soul Street
Studio album by Jimmy Forrest
Released 1962
Recorded September 9, 1960, September 1 and October 19, 1961 and June 1, 1962
Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, New Jersey
Genre Jazz
Length 49:09
Label New Jazz
NJLP 8293
Producer Esmond Edwards
Jimmy Forrest chronology
Most Much!
(1961)
Soul Street
(1960-62)
Black Forrest
(1972)

Soul Street is an album by saxophonist Jimmy Forrest recorded at four different sessions between 1960 and 1962 (with the CD edition adding a bonus track from 1958) and released on the New Jazz label.[1]

Reception[edit]

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

Allmusic awarded the album 3 stars stating "A popular yet underrated tenor saxophonist, Jimmy Forrest is featured in several different settings".[2]

Track listing[edit]

All compositions by Jimmy Forrest except as indicated

  1. "Soul Street" - 9:06
  2. "I Love You" (Harry Archer, Harlan Thompson) - 5:13
  3. "Sonny Boy" (Lew Brown, Buddy DeSylva, Ray Henderson) - 3:19
  4. "Soft Summer Breeze" (Eddie Heywood, Judy Spencer) - 4:07
  5. "Experiment in Terror" (Henry Mancini) - 2:25
  6. "Just A-Sittin' and A-Rockin'" (Duke Ellington, Lee Gaines, Billy Strayhorn) - 3:56
  7. "That's All" (Alan Brandt, Bob Haymes) - 4:51
  8. "I Wanna Blow, Blow, Blow" (Jerry Valentine) - 5:53 Bonus track on CD reissue
  • Recorded at Van Gelder Studio in Hackensack, New Jersey on August 29, 1958 (track 8) and at Van Gelder Studio in Englewood Cliffs, New Jersey on September 9, 1960 (track 1), September 1, 1960 (track 7), October 19, 1960 (tracks 2 & 3), 1961 and June 1, 1962 (tracks 4-6)

Personnel[edit]

Production[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ New Jazz Records discography accessed January 29, 2013
  2. ^ a b Yanow, S. Allmusic Review, January 29, 2013