Take Twelve

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Take Twelve
Studio album by Lee Morgan
Released 1962
Recorded January 24, 1962
Genre Jazz
Length 47:25
Label Jazzland
Producer Orrin Keepnews
Lee Morgan chronology
Expoobident
(1960)
Take Twelve
(1962)
The Sidewinder
(1965)

Take Twelve is an album by jazz trumpeter Lee Morgan originally released on the Jazzland label. It was recorded on January 24, 1962 and features performances by Morgan with Clifford Jordan, Barry Harris, Bob Cranshaw and Louis Hayes.

Reception[edit]

The Allmusic review by Scott Yanow awarded the album 4 stars stating "The superior material uplifts the set from being a mere "blowing" date but it generally has the spontaneity of a jam session. It's one of Lee Morgan's lesser-known dates.".[1]

Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 4/5 stars[1]

Track listing[edit]

  1. "Raggedy Ann" - 6:46
  2. "A Waltz for Fran" - 4:55
  3. "Lee-Sure Time" - 8:27
  4. "Little Spain" (Jordan) - 7:45
  5. "Take Twelve" - 4:55
  6. "Second's Best" - 7:08
  7. "Second's Best" [alternate take] - 7:29 Bonus track on CD reissue
  • All compositions by Lee Morgan except as indicated
  • Recorded NYC, January 24, 1962

Personnel[edit]

Notes[edit]

[2]

  1. ^ a b Yanow, S. Allmusic Review accessed November 16, 2011
  2. ^ Yona, Yair Lee Morgan - Take Twelve Small Town Romance