The Hap'nin's

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The Hap'nin's
Studio album by Gigi Gryce
Released 1960
Recorded May 3, 1960
Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, New Jersey
Genre Jazz
Length 39:34
Label New Jazz
NJLP 8246
Producer Esmond Edwards
Gigi Gryce chronology
Saying Somethin'!
(1960)
The Hap'nin's
(1960)
The Rat Race Blues
(1960)

The Hap'nin's is an album by American saxophonist Gigi Gryce recorded in 1960 for the New Jazz label.[1][2]

Reception[edit]

Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 4/5 stars[3]

Allmusic awarded the album 4 stars stating "The hard bop set has its strong moments even this group was largely forgotten after Gryce's retirement. Worth investigating".[3]

Track listing[edit]

All compositions by Gigi Gryce except as indicated

  1. "Frankie and Johnny" (Traditional) - 7:33
  2. "Lover Man" (Jimmy Davis, Ram Ramirez, James Sherman) - 5:36
  3. "Minority" - 6:32
  4. "Summertime" (George Gershwin, Ira Gershwin, DuBose Heyward) - 8:03
  5. "Nica’s Tempo" - 4:04
  6. "Don't Worry 'bout Me" (Rube Bloom, Ted Koehler) - 7:42

Personnel[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Gigi Gryce discography accessed May 31, 2013
  2. ^ New Jazz Records discography accessed May 31, 2013
  3. ^ a b Yanow, S. Allmusic Review accessed May 31, 2013