Sultry Serenade

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Sultry Serenade
Studio album by Herbie Mann
Released 1957
Recorded April 1 & 8, 1957
Reeves Sound Studios, New York City
Genre Jazz
Length 39:11
Label Riverside
RLP 12-234
Producer Orrin Keepnews
Herbie Mann chronology
Flute Soufflé
(1957)
Sultry Serenade
(1957)
Great Ideas of Western Mann
(1957)

Sultry Serenade is an album by American jazz flautist Herbie Mann featuring tracks recorded in 1957 for the Riverside label.[1]

Reception[edit]

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

Allmusic awarded the album 3 stars stating "This is most definitely very fine post-bop modern jazz, with a harmonic twist or turn here and there... This date should not be forgotten as one of Herbie Mann's best".[2]

Track listing[edit]

  1. "Let Me Tell You" (Herbie Mann) - 4:25
  2. "When the Sun Comes Out" (Harold Arlen, Ted Koehler) - 4:55
  3. "Professor" (Joe Puma) - 3:43
  4. "Lazy Bones" (Hoagy Carmichael, Johnny Mercer) - 7:02
  5. "Sultry Serenade" (Tyree Glenn) - 5:01
  6. "Little Man (You've Had a Busy Day)" (Al Hoffman, Maurice Sigler, Mabel Wayne) - 5:10
  7. "One Morning in May" (Carmichael) - 4:03
  8. "Swing Till the Girls Come Home" (Oscar Pettiford) - 4:52
  • Recorded at Reeves Sound Studios in New York City on April 1, 1957 (tracks 1, 2, 4, 5 & 7) and April 8, 1957 (tracks 3, 6 & 9)

Personnel[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Riverside Records discography accessed August 31, 2012
  2. ^ a b Nastos, M. G. Allmusic Review accessed August 31, 2012