Topsy – Standard Book

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Topsy - Standard Book
Studio album by Freddie Hubbard
Released 1989
Recorded December 10 & 11, 1989
Genre Jazz
Label Alpha/Compose
Freddie Hubbard chronology
Times are Changing
(1989)
Topsy - Standard Book
(1989)
Bolivia
(1991)
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 2.5/5 stars[1]

Topsy – Standard Book is an album by trumpeter Freddie Hubbard recorded in December 1989 and released on the Japanese Alpha/Compose label. It features performances by Hubbard, Benny Green, Carl Allen, Rufus Reid and Kenny Garrett.

Reception[edit]

The Allmusic review by Scott Yanow states "the music is often more mellow than one might hope, even when uptempo. It's a pleasing but not essential release."[2]

Track listing[edit]

  1. "Topsy" (Edgar Battle, Eddie Durham) - 5:17
  2. "Caravan" (Duke Ellington, Irving Mills, Juan Tizol) - 10:47
  3. "As Time Goes By" (Herman Hupfield) - 6:06
  4. "Cherokee" (Ray Noble) - 5:42
  5. "Black Orpheus" (Luiz Bonfá, Antonio Carlos Jobim) - 6:25
  6. "Love Me or Leave Me" (Walter Donaldson, Gus Kahn) - 7:51
  7. "All of You" (Cole Porter) - 6:08
  8. "Golden Earrings" (Victor Young) - 6:45
  9. "Lament for Booker" (Hubbard, J. J. Johnson) - 7:53

Personnel[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Allmusic Review
  2. ^ Yanow, S. Allmusic Review accessed 19 June 2009.