The Sound of the Wide Open Spaces!!!!

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The Sound of the Wide Open Spaces!!!!
Studio album by James Clay and David "Fathead" Newman
Released 1960
Recorded April 26, 1960
New York City
Genre Jazz
Length 40:01
Label Riverside
RLP 327
Producer Julian "Cannonball" Adderley
James Clay chronology
The Sound of the Wide Open Spaces!!!!
(1960)
A Double Dose of Soul
(1960)
David "Fathead" Newman chronology
Fathead
(1960)
The Sound of the Wide Open Spaces!!!!
(1960)
Straight Ahead
(1961)

The Sound of the Wide Open Spaces!!!! is the debut album by saxophonist/flautist James Clay and the second album by David "Fathead" Newman featuring performances recorded in 1960 and originally released on the Riverside label.[1]

Reception[edit]

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

Scott Yanow of Allmusic says, "Cannonball Adderley supervised the session, putting the spotlight on the competitive horns who really battle it out".[2]

Track listing[edit]

  1. "Wide Open Spaces" (Babs Gonzales) - 12:15
  2. "They Can't Take That Away from Me" (George Gershwin, Ira Gershwin) - 6:34
  3. "Some Kinda Mean" (Keter Betts) - 6:35
  4. "What's New?" (Johnny Burke, Bob Haggart) - 5:46
  5. "Figger-Ration" (Gonzales) - 8:51

Personnel[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Riverside Records discography accessed October 22, 2012
  2. ^ a b Yanow, S. Allmusic Review accessed October 22, 2012