The Soul Society

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The Soul Society
Studio album by Sam Jones
Released 1960
Recorded March 8 & 10, 1960
New York City
Genre Jazz
Length 40:26
Label Riverside
RLP 12-324
Producer Orrin Keepnews
Sam Jones chronology
The Soul Society
(1960)
The Chant
(1961)

The Soul Society is the debut album by bassist and cellist Sam Jones featuring performances recorded in early 1960 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 are memorable on this highly recommended disc".[2]

Track listing[edit]

  1. "Some Kinda Mean" (Keter Betts) - 5:49
  2. "All Members" (Jimmy Heath) - 4:11
  3. "The Old Country" (Nat Adderley) - 6:05
  4. "Just Friends" (John Klenner, Sam M. Lewis) - 4:13
  5. "Home" (Cannonball Adderley) - 5:13
  6. "Deep Blue Cello" (Sam Jones) - 4:57
  7. "There Is No Greater Love" (Isham Jones, Marty Symes) - 3:41
  8. "So Tired" (Bobby Timmons) - 6:17

Personnel[edit]

References[edit]

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