Straight, No Chaser (Joe Henderson album)

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Straight, No Chaser
Live album by Joe Henderson
Released 1968
Recorded April 21, 1968
Genre Jazz
Length 70:49
Label Verve
Joe Henderson chronology
Four
(1968)
Straight, No Chaser
(1968)
Power to the People
(1968)
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 4/5 stars[1]

Straight, No Chaser is the second album by jazz saxophonist Joe Henderson released on the Verve label. It was recorded on April 21, 1968 and feature a live performance by Henderson with Wynton Kelly, Paul Chambers and Jimmy Cobb. The Allmusic review by Scott Yanow states that "Although Henderson had not played with the other musicians before, they blend together quite well and obviously inspired each other".[2] Further selections from this concert were released as Four.

Tracklisting[edit]

  1. "Straight, No Chaser" (Monk) - 14:40
  2. "Days of Wine and Roses" (Mancini, Mercer) - 8:19
  3. "What Is This Thing Called Love?" (Porter) - 9:28
  4. "If You Could See Me Now" (Dameron, Sigman) - 8:39
  5. "On a Clear Day (You Can See Forever)" (Lerner, Lane) - 11:51
  6. "Limehouse Blues" (Braham, Furber) - 6:37
  7. "Pfrancing" (Davis) - 9:02
  8. "The Theme" (Davis) - 2:13
  • Recorded at Left Bank Jazz Society, Baltimore, MD on April 21, 1968

Personnel[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Yanow, Scott (2011). "Straight, No Chaser - Joe Henderson | AllMusic". allmusic.com. Retrieved 17 July 2011. 
  2. ^ Yanow, S. Allmusic review accessed March 12, 2009.