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Studio album by Pat Martino
Released 1967
Recorded October 2, 1967
Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, New Jersey
Genre Jazz
Length 37:21
Label Prestige
PR 7547
Producer Don Schlitten
Pat Martino chronology
El Hombre

Strings! is the second album by guitarist Pat Martino recorded in 1967 and released on the Prestige label.[1]


Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 4/5 stars[2]

Allmusic awarded the album 4 stars stating "Guitarist Pat Martino's second recording as a leader finds him essentially playing advanced bop. His quintet really roars on an uptempo version of "Minority" and is diverse enough to come up with meaningful statements on four of Martino's originals".[2]

Track listing[edit]

All compositions by Pat Martino except as indicated

  1. "Strings" - 5:52
  2. "Minority" (Gigi Gryce) - 9:20
  3. "Lean Years" - 8:37
  4. "Mom" - 7:23
  5. "Querido" - 6:07




  1. ^ Prestige Records discography accessed May 2, 2013
  2. ^ a b Yanow, S. Allmusic Review, accessed May 2, 2013