Young Blues

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Young Blues
Studio album by Larry Young
Released 1960
Recorded September 30, 1960
Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, New Jersey
Genre Jazz
Length 37:09
Label New Jazz
NJ 8264
Producer Esmond Edwards
Larry Young chronology
Testifying
(1960)
Young Blues
(1960)
Groove Street
(1962)

Young Blues is the second album led by jazz organist Larry Young which was recorded in 1960 and released on the New Jazz label.[1]

Reception[edit]

Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 4.5/5 stars[2]

The Allmusic site awarded the album 4½ stars and stated "the best from his early period before he completely shook off the influence of Jimmy Smith... Recommended as a good example of his pre-Blue Note work.".[2]

Track listing[edit]

All compositions by Larry Young except as indicated

  1. "Young Blues" - 6:28
  2. "A Midnight Angel" (Morris Bailey) - 2:24
  3. "African Blues" - 4:55
  4. "Little White Lies" (Walter Donaldson) - 4:15
  5. "Minor Dream" (Ray Draper) - 5:03
  6. "Something New/Something Blue" - 7:25
  7. "Nica's Dream" (Horace Silver) - 6:39

Personnel[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Prestige Records discography accessed May 30, 2013
  2. ^ a b Yanow, S. Allmusic listing accessed May 30, 2013