Tanjah (album)

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Tanjah
Studio album by Randy Weston
Released 1973
Recorded May 21 & 22, 1973
New York City
Genre Jazz
Length 43:53
Label Polydor
PD 5055
Randy Weston chronology
Blue Moses
(1972)
Tanjah
(1973)
Carnival
(1974)

Tanjah is an album by American jazz pianist Randy Weston recorded in 1973 and originally released on the Polydor label.[1]

Reception[edit]

Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 4.5/5 stars[2]

Allmusic awarded the album 4½ stars with its review by Scott Yanow stating, "The weak points are Weston's use of the Fender Rhodes on a few songs (it waters down his personality) and Candido's chanting during an otherwise exciting version of "Hi-Fly," but those are easily compensated for by the infectious calypso "Jamaican East" and Liston's inventive reworking of "Little Niles." Recommended".[2]

Track listing[edit]

All compositions by Randy Weston

  1. "Hi-Fly" - 5:06
  2. "In Memory Of" - 5:55
  3. "Sweet Meat" - 3:42
  4. "Jamaica East" - 4:36
  5. "Sweet Meat [First Alternative Take]" - 3:54 Bonus track on CD reissue
  6. "Tanjah" - 8:36
  7. "The Last Day" - 4:07
  8. "Sweet Meat [Second Alternative Take]" - 3:46 Bonus track on CD reissue
  9. "Little Niles" - 4:11

Personnel[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Randy Weston discography accessed August 17, 2012
  2. ^ a b Yanow, S. Allmusic Review, accessed August 17, 2012