Swamp Seed

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Swamp Seed
Studio album by Jimmy Heath
Released 1963
Recorded March 11 & 28, 1963
New York City
Genre Jazz
Length 36:50
Label Riverside
RLP 465
Jimmy Heath chronology
Triple Threat
(1962)
Swamp Seed
(1963)
On the Trail
(1964)

Swamp Seed is the fifth album by saxophonist Jimmy Heath featuring performances recorded in 1963 originally released on the Riverside label.[1]

Reception[edit]

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

Scott Yanow of Allmusic says, "This is a delightful if underrated set... The music is straight-ahead but contains some unpredictable moments".[2]

Track listing[edit]

All compositions by Jimmy Heath except as indicated

  1. "Six Steps" - 4:49
  2. "Nutty" (Thelonious Monk) - 4:05
  3. "More Than You Know" (Edward Eliscu, Billy Rose) Vincent Youmans) - 5:09
  4. "Swamp Seed" (Percy Heath) - 5:19
  5. "D Waltz" - 6:33
  6. "Just in Time" (Betty Comden, Adolph Green, Jule Styne) - 5:28
  7. "Wall to Wall" - 5:27

Personnel[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Riverside Records discography accessed October 23, 2012
  2. ^ a b Yanow, S. Allmusic Review accessed October 23, 2012