The Mode

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The Mode
Studio album by Sonny Red
Released 1962
Recorded May 29 and December 14, 1961
Plaza Sound Studios, New York City
Genre Jazz
Label Jazzland
JLP 59
Sonny Red chronology
A Story Tale
(1961)
The Mode
(1961)
Images
(1961)

The Mode is an album by American saxophonist Sonny Red recorded in 1961 with Grant Green and Barry Harris and released on the Jazzland label.[1]

Reception[edit]

Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 3/5 stars[2]

Allmusic awarded the album 3 stars stating "This vinyl LP isn't a masterpiece, but it's decent and certainly likable".[2]

Track listing[edit]

All compositions by Sonny Red except as indicated

  1. "Moon River" (Henry Mancini, Johnny Mercer) - 6:08
  2. "I Like the Likes of You" (Vernon Duke, Yip Harburg) - 4:19
  3. "Super 20" - 5:32
  4. "Bye Bye Blues" (Dave Bennett, Chauncey Gray, Fred Hamm, Bert Lown) - 4:30
  5. "The Mode" - 9:48
  6. "Never, Never Land" (Betty Comden, Adolph Green, Jule Styne) - 6:31
  7. "Ko-Kee" - 4:12
  • Recorded at Plaza Sound Studios in New York City on May 29 (tracks 2, 4, 6 & 7) and December 14 (tracks 1, 3 & 5), 1961

Personnel[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Jazzland Records discography accessed November 12, 2012
  2. ^ a b Henderson, A. Allmusic Review accessed November 12, 2012