Speak No Evil (Buddy Rich album)

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Speak No Evil
Studio album by Buddy Rich
Released 1976
Recorded RCA Studios, New York
Genre Jazz
Label RCA
Producer Richard Evans
Buddy Rich chronology
Big Band Machine
(1975)
Speak No Evil
(1976)
Buddy Rich Plays and Plays and Plays
(1977)
Compilation / re-issue
2-fer BGO re-issue of Speak No Evil with Plays and Plays and Plays
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic[1] 3.5/5 stars

Speak No Evil is a jazz album recorded by Buddy Rich and released in 1976. It was Rich's first release for RCA Records since 1972's Stick It.

Track listing[edit]

LP side A:

  1. "Speak No Evil" (Evans) – 3:44
  2. "Yearnin' Learnin'" (Stepney, White, Baily) – 5:38
  3. Medley – 11:00
    1. "Storm At Sunup" (Vanelli) – 6:37
    2. "Love Me Now" (Vanelli) – 4:23

LP side B:

  1. "Fight The Power" (Jasper, The Isley Brothers) – 6:00
  2. "They Just Can't Stop It (The Games People Play)" (Hawes, Simmons, Jefferson) – 3:55
  3. "Sophisticated Lady (She's a Different Lady)" (Jackson, Yancy, Cole) – 3:04
  4. "Sneakin' Up Behind You" (Sanborn, Grolnik, M. Brecker, R. Brecker, Lee) – 3:21
  5. "How Long (Betcha Got A Chick)" (A. Pointer, B. Pointer, J. Pointer, R. Pointer) – 3:51

Personnel[edit]

  • Buddy Richdrums
  • Bob Cranshaw – bass
  • Morris Jennings – percussion
  • Ross Traut – guitar
  • Kenny Barron – electric piano
  • Jerry Dodgion – alto saxophone
  • David Tofani – alto saxophone
  • Joe Farrell – tenor saxophone
  • Steve Marcus – tenor saxophone
  • Turk Mauro – baritone saxophone
  • Danny Moore – trumpet
  • Victor Paz – trumpet
  • Lew Soloff – trumpet
  • Jon Faddis – trumpet
  • Janice Robinson – trombone
  • Wayne Andre – trombone
  • Tom "Bones" Malone – trombone
  • Dave Taylor – bass trombone
  • Howard Johnson – tuba
  • Vivian Cherry – vocals
  • Lani Groves – vocals
  • Rhetta Hughes – vocals

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