Yo Ho! Poor You, Little Me

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Yo Ho! Poor You, Little Me
Studio album by Frank Wess
Released 1963
Recorded January 24, 1963
Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, New Jersey
Genre Jazz
Length 33:08
Label Prestige
PRLP 7266
Producer Ozzie Cadena
Frank Wess chronology
Southern Comfort
(1962)
Yo Ho! Poor You, Little Me
(1963)
The Award Winner
(1964)

Yo Ho! Poor You, Little Me is an album by jazz saxophonist Frank Wess which was recorded in 1963 and released on the Prestige label.[1]

Reception[edit]

Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 4/5 stars[2]

The Allmusic site awarded the album 4 stars stating "For those who were used to hearing Wess in the Basie band, it was a treat to hear him in a more intimate setting. A small group meant more improvising and more stretching out".[2]

Track listing[edit]

All compositions by Frank Wess except as indicated

  1. "The Lizard" (Thad Jones) - 5:16
  2. "Little Me" (Cy Coleman, Carolyn Leigh) - 5:12
  3. "Yo-Ho" - 5:22
  4. "Cold Miner" - 3:40
  5. "Poor You" (Yip Harburg, Burton Lane) - 3:47
  6. "The Long Road" - 9:51

Personnel[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Prestige Records discography accessed May 21, 2013
  2. ^ a b Henderson, A. Allmusic listing accessed May 21, 2013