A Bluish Bag

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A Bluish Bag
A Bluish Bag.jpg
Studio album by Stanley Turrentine
Released June 5, 2007
Recorded February 17, 1967 (#1-7)
June 9, 1967 (#8-12)
Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs
Genre Jazz
Length 62:41
Label Blue Note
Blue Note 85193
Producer Alfred Lion
Stanley Turrentine chronology
The Spoiler
(1966)The Spoiler1966
A Bluish Bag
The Return of the Prodigal Son
(1967)The Return of the Prodigal Son1967

A Bluish Bag is an album by jazz saxophonist Stanley Turrentine consisting of two sessions recorded for the Blue Note label in 1967 and arranged by Duke Pearson, the first featuring Donald Byrd and the second McCoy Tyner, among others.[1]


Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 3.5/5 stars[2]

The Allmusic review by Steve Leggett awarded the album 3½ stars and states:

A Bluish Bag doesn't rewrite the book on Turrentine, but it shows that, whether large ensemble or small, he always brought his game.[3]

— Steve Leggett, Allmusic

Track listing[edit]

No. Title Writer(s) Length
1. "Blues for Del" Stanley Turrentine 4:14
2. "She's a Carioca" Vinicius de Moraes, Ray Gilbert, Antonio Carlos Jobim 6:31
3. "Manhã de Carnaval" Luiz Bonfá, Antônio Maria 5:53
4. "Here's That Rainy Day" Jimmy Van Heusen, Johnny Burke 5:32
5. "What Now My Love" Gilbert Bécaud, Pierre Delanoë, Carl Sigman 4:38
6. "Samba do Avião" Jobim 5:12
7. "Night Song" Lee Adams, Charles Strouse 6:33
8. "Days of Wine and Roses" Henry Mancini, Johnny Mercer 6:05
9. "Come Back to Me" Burton Lane, Alan Jay Lerner 5:55
10. "Silver Tears" Mancini 5:07
11. "A Bluish Bag" Mancini 7:17
12. "With This Ring" Luther Dixon, Anthony Hester, Richard "Popcorn" Wylie 5:49


Tracks 1-7

Tracks 8-12



  1. ^ "Stanley Turrentine discography". Retrieved 21 Feb 2011. 
  2. ^ Allmusic review
  3. ^ "Leggett, S. Allmusic Review". Retrieved 21 Feb 2011.