A Few Miles from Memphis

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A Few Miles from Memphis
A Few Miles from Memphis.jpg
Studio album by Harold Mabern
Released 1968
Recorded March 11, 1968
Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, New Jersey
Genre Jazz
Label Prestige
PR 7568
Producer Cal Lampley
Harold Mabern chronology
A Few Miles from Memphis
Rakin' and Scrapin'
(1968)Rakin' and Scrapin'1968

A Few Miles from Memphis is the debut album by pianist Harold Mabern which was recorded in 1968 and released on the Prestige label.[1]


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

In his review for Allmusic, Ronnie D. Lankford, Jr. calls the album "a bluesy, rhythm-filled set".[2]

Track listing[edit]

All compositions by Harold Mabern except as indicated

  1. "A Few Miles From Memphis" - 5:30
  2. "Walkin' Back" - 5:52
  3. "A Treat For Bea" - 6:08
  4. "Syden Blue" - 4:00
  5. "There's a Kind of Hush" (Geoff Stephens, Les Reed) - 5:35
  6. "B & B" - 7:27
  7. "To Wane" - 6:24



  1. ^ Prestige Records discography accessed April 10, 2013
  2. ^ a b Lankford, R. D. Allmusic listing accessed April 10, 2013