Vital Blue

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Vital Blue
Studio album by Blue Mitchell
Released 1971
Recorded June 26 & 27, 1971
Genre Jazz
Length 28:39
Label Mainstream
Producer Bob Shad
Blue Mitchell chronology
Blue Mitchell
(1971)
Vital Blue
(1971)
Blues' Blues
(1972)

Vital Blue is an album by American trumpeter Blue Mitchell recorded in 1971 and released on the Mainstream label.[1]

Reception[edit]

The Allmusic review awarded the album 3 stars.[2]

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

Track listing[edit]

All compositions by Blue Mitchell except as indicated
  1. "Booty Shakin'" (Ernie Wilkins) - 5:20
  2. "Vital Blue" (Wilkins) - 5:17
  3. "Unseen Sounds" (Jimmy Bond) - 3:24
  4. "Herman's Helmet" (Jack Wilson) - 6:57
  5. "I Love You" (Cole Porter) - 5:09
  6. "For All We Know" (J. Fred Coots, Sam M. Lewis) - 2:32
  • Recorded in New York City on June 26 & 27, 1971.

Personnel[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Blue Mitchell discography accessed June 16, 2011
  2. ^ a b Allmusic Review accessed June 16, 2011