The Cup Bearers

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The Cup Bearers
Studio album by Blue Mitchell
Released 1962
Recorded August 28 & 30, 1962
Genre Jazz
Length 43:28
Label Riverside
Producer Orrin Keepnews
Blue Mitchell chronology
A Sure Thing
(1962)
The Cup Bearers
(1962)
Step Lightly
(1963)

The Cup Bearers is an album by American trumpeter Blue Mitchell recorded in 1962 and released on the Riverside label.[1]

Reception[edit]

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

The Allmusic review by Scott Yanow awarded the album 4 stars and stated "The music swings hard, mostly avoids sounding like a Horace Silver group, and has particularly strong solos... excellent hard bop".[2]

Track listing[edit]

  1. "Turquoise" (Cedar Walton) - 5:03
  2. "Why Do I Love You?" (Oscar Hammerstein II, Jerome Kern) - 5:28
  3. "Dingbat Blues" (Charles Davis) - 5:41
  4. "Capers" (Tom McIntosh) - 6:04
  5. "The Cup Bearers" (McIntosh) - 6:15
  6. "How Deep Is the Ocean?" (Irving Berlin) - 6:43
  7. "Tiger Lily" (Thad Jones) - 8:31
  • Recorded at Plaza Sound Studios in New York City on August 28 & 30, 1962

Personnel[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Blue Mitchell discography accessed October 26, 2010
  2. ^ a b Yanow, S. Allmusic Review accessed October 26, 2010