The Scavenger

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The Scavenger
Studio album by Nat Adderley
Released 1968
Recorded January 18 & 19, 1968
Genre Jazz
Length 37:53
Label Milestone
Nat Adderley chronology
Live at Memory Lane
(1966)
The Scavenger
(1968)
You, Baby
(1968)

The Scavenger is an album by jazz cornetist Nat Adderley released on the Milestone label featuring performances by Adderley's Quintet with Joe Henderson, Joe Zawinul, Victor Gaskin, and Roy McCurdy with a guest appearance by Jeremy Steig.[1] The track "Rise, Sally, Rise" was sampled by rap group Eric B. & Rakim for their 1992 single "Know the Ledge".[2]

Reception[edit]

The Allmusic review by awarded the album 2 stars.[3]

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

Track listing[edit]

All compositions by Nat Adderley except as indicated
  1. "The Scavenger" (Joe Zawinul) - 8:07
  2. "Bittersweet" - 4:45
  3. "But Not For Me" (George Gershwin, Ira Gershwin) - 5:53
  4. "Sweet Emma" - 4:47
  5. "Rise, Sally, Rise" - 5:19
  6. "Unilateral" - 5:58
  7. "Melnat" - 3:00
  • Recorded in New York City on January 18 & 19, 1968

Personnel[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Joe Henderson discography accessed February 19, 2010
  2. ^ Who Sampled Who accessed February 19, 2010
  3. ^ a b Allmusic Review accessed February 19, 2010