Takin' Care of Business (album)

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Takin' Care of Business
Studio album by Charlie Rouse
Released 1960
Recorded May 11, 1960
Plaza Sound Studios, New York City
Genre Jazz
Label Jazzland
JLP 19
Producer Orrin Keepnews
Charlie Rouse chronology
Takin' Care of Business
(1960)
Unsung Hero
(1960)

Takin' Care of Business is the debut album led by American jazz saxophonist Charlie Rouse which was recorded in 1960 for the Jazzland label.[1]

Reception[edit]

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

The Allmusic site awarded the album 4 stars calling it "A fine modern mainstream jam session-flavored set".[2]

Track listing[edit]

  1. "Blue Farouq" (Blue Mitchell) - 7:24
  2. "204" (Randy Weston) - 7:24
  3. "Upptankt" (Charlie Rouse) - 4:42
  4. "Wierdo" (Kenny Drew) - 5:59
  5. "Pretty Strange" (Weston) - 5:14
  6. "They Didn't Believe Me" (Jerome Kern, Herbert Reynolds) - 6:52

Personnel[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Jazzland Records discography accessed November 16, 2012
  2. ^ a b Yanow, S. Allmusic Review accessed May 5, 2013