The Witch Doctor (album)

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The Witch Doctor
Studio album by Art Blakey & the Jazz Messengers
Released 1967
Recorded March 14, 1961
Genre Jazz
Length 40:34
Label Blue Note
Producer Alfred Lion
Art Blakey & the Jazz Messengers chronology
The Freedom Rider
(1961)
The Witch Doctor
(1961)
Mosaic
(1961)
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 4/5 stars [1]

The Witch Doctor is an album by Art Blakey and his group The Jazz Messengers recorded on March 14, 1961 and released on the Blue Note label. It features performances by Blakey with Lee Morgan, Wayne Shorter, Bobby Timmons, and Jymie Merritt.

Track listing[edit]

  1. "The Witch Doctor" (Morgan) - 5:32
  2. "Afrique" (Morgan) - 6:58
  3. "Those Who Sit and Wait" (Shorter) - 5:54
  4. "A Little Busy" (Timmons) - 6:18
  5. "Joelle" (Shorter) - 5:13
  6. "Lost and Found" (Jordan) - 5:06
  7. "The Witch Doctor" [alternate take] (Morgan) - 5:33 Bonus track on CD
  • Recorded at Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, March 14, 1961

Personnel[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Nastos, Michael G.. The Witch Doctor (album) at AllMusic