The Texas Twister

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The Texas Twister
Studio album by Don Wilkerson
Released 1960
Recorded May 19 & 20, 1960
Genre Jazz
Length 41:06
Label Riverside
Producer Cannonball Adderley
Don Wilkerson chronology
The Texas Twister
(1960)
Elder Don
(1962)

The Texas Twister is the debut album by American saxophonist Don Wilkerson recorded in 1960 and released on the Riverside label.[1]

Reception[edit]

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

The Allmusic review by Alex Henderson awarded the album 3 stars and stated "The Texas Twister is recommended to anyone who admires the Lone Star school of soulful, hard-blowing tenor".[2]

Track listing[edit]

All compositions by Don Wilkerson except as indicated
  1. "The Twister" (Cannonball Adderley) - 6:32
  2. "Morning Coffee" (Barry Harris) - 7:52
  3. "Idiom" (Jim Martin) - 5:21
  4. "Jelly Roll" - 7:44
  5. "Easy to Love" (Cole Porter) - 4:38
  6. "Where or When" (Lorenz Hart, Richard Rodgers) - 4:02
  7. "Media" (Martin) - 4:57
  • Recorded in San Francisco, California on May 19 (tracks 2, 3 & 7) and May 20 (tracks 1 & 4-6), 1960.

Personnel[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Riverside Records discography accessed November 9, 2010
  2. ^ a b Henderson, A. Allmusic Review accessed November 8, 2010