Soul Symphony

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Soul Symphony
Studio album by The Three Sounds
Released 1969
Recorded August 26 & 28, 1969
Genre Jazz
Length 43:54
Label Blue Note
Producer Monk Higgins & Dee Ervin
The Three Sounds chronology
Elegant Soul
(1968)
Soul Symphony
(1969)

Soul Symphony is the final album by jazz group The Three Sounds featuring performances with an orchestra arranged and conducted by Monk Higgins recorded in 1969 and released on the Blue Note label.[1]

Reception[edit]

The Allmusic review by Thom Jurek awarded the album 3 stars stating "Soul Symphony is far from a throwaway; it's a deeply grooved-out tough record with all of the Three Sounds magic on full view, and is highly recommended to any fan of soul-jazz or beat hunting".[2]

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

Track listing[edit]

All compositions by Monk Higgins except as indicated
  1. "Soul Symphony" - 25:55
  2. "Repeat After Me" - 6:43
  3. "Upper Four Hundred" (Dee Ervin, Higgins) - 4:04
  4. "Popsicle Pimp" (Ervin, Higgins) 2:57
  5. "Black Sugar" (Ervin, Higgins) - 4:15
  • Recorded at Liberty Studios in West Hollywood, California on August 26 (tracks 2-6) and August 26 (track 1), 1969

Personnel[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Blue Note discography accessed November 30, 2010
  2. ^ a b Jurek, T. Allmusic Review accessed November 30, 2010