The Spoiler (album)

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The Spoiler
Studio album by Stanley Turrentine
Released 1967
Recorded September 22, 1966
Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs
Genre Jazz
Length 39:19
Label Blue Note
BST 84256
Producer Alfred Lion
Stanley Turrentine chronology
Easy Walker
(1966)
The Spoiler
(1966)
A Bluish Bag
(1967)

The Spoiler is an album by jazz saxophonist Stanley Turrentine recorded for the Blue Note label in 1966 and performed by Turrentine with Blue Mitchell, James Spaulding, Pepper Adams, McCoy Tyner, Julian Priester, Bob Cranshaw, and Mickey Roker with arrangements by Duke Pearson.[1]

Reception[edit]

Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 4.5/5 stars[2]

The Allmusic review by Scott Yanow awarded the album 4½ stars and states "despite some potentially indifferent material, Turrentine is in fine form throughout the date".[3]

Track listing[edit]

  1. "The Magilla" (Duke Pearson) - 6:06
  2. "When the Sun Comes Out" (Harold Arlen, Ted Koehler) - 6:00
  3. "La Fiesta" (Armando Boza) - 5:05
  4. "Sunny" (Bobby Hebb) - 7:23
  5. "Maybe September (Theme from the Oscar)" (Ray Evans, Percy Faith, Jay Livingston) - 4:46
  6. "You're Gonna Hear From Me" (André Previn, Dory Previn) - 5:21
  7. "Lonesome Lover" (Billy Eckstine, Max Roach) - 4:38 Bonus track on CD

Personnel[edit]

Production[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Stanley Turrentine discography accessed January 6, 2010.
  2. ^ Allmusic Review
  3. ^ Yanow, S. Allmusic Review accessed January 6, 2010.