The Chant (album)

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The Chant
Studio album by Sam Jones Plus 10
Released 1961
Recorded January 13 & 26, 1961
Plaza Sound Studios, New York City
Genre Jazz
Length 40:26
Label Riverside
RLP 358
Producer Orrin Keepnews
Sam Jones chronology
The Soul Society
(1960)
The Chant
(1961)
Down Home
(1962)

The Chant is the second album by bassist and cellist Sam Jones featuring performances recorded in early 1961 and originally released on the Riverside label.[1]

Reception[edit]

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

Scott Yanow of Allmusic says, "all eight selections in this straightahead set are rewarding".[2]

Track listing[edit]

  1. "The Chant" (Victor Feldman) - 3:24
  2. "Four" (Miles Davis) - 4:23
  3. "Blues on Down" (Benny Golson) - 5:45
  4. "Sonny Boy" (Lew Brown, Bud DeSylva, Ray Henderson) - 4:54
  5. "In Walked Ray" (Sam Jones) - 4:04
  6. "Bluebird" (Charlie Parker) - 4:10
  7. "Over the Rainbow" (Harold Arlen, Yip Harburg) - 6:37
  8. "Off Color" (Rudy Stevenson) - 4:26

Personnel[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Riverside Records discography accessed September 17, 2012
  2. ^ a b Yanow, S. Allmusic Review accessed September 17, 2012