A Grand Night for Swinging

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A Grand Night for Swinging
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Studio album by Mundell Lowe
Released 1957
Recorded March 7 and April 10, 1957
Reeves Sound Studios, New York City
Genre Jazz
Length 37:56
Label Riverside
RLP 12-238
Producer Orrin Keepnews
Mundell Lowe chronology
New Music of Alec Wilder
(1956)New Music of Alec Wilder1956
A Grand Night for Swinging
Porgy & Bess
(1958)Porgy & Bess1958

A Grand Night for Swinging is an album by American jazz guitarist Mundell Lowe featuring tracks recorded in 1957 for the Riverside label.[1]


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

Allmusic awarded the album 4 stars stating "A Grand Night for Swinging will be a real treat for fans unfamiliar with Lowe's earlier work, and a satisfying selection for fans of good jazz guitar".[2]

Track listing[edit]

  1. "It's a Grand Night for Swinging" (Billy Taylor) - 4:22
  2. "Blues Before Freud" (Mundell Lowe) - 7:18
  3. "Easy to Love" (Cole Porter) - 7:19
  4. "It Could Happen to You" (Johnny Burke, Jimmy Van Heusen) - 2:53
  5. "Love Me or Leave Me" (Walter Donaldson, Gus Kahn) - 3:35
  6. "You Turned the Tables on Me" (Louis Alter, Sidney Mitchell) - 5:37
  7. "Crazy Rhythm" (Irving Caesar, Roger Wolfe Kahn, Joseph Meyer) - 6:52
  • Recorded at Reeves Sound Studios in New York City on March 7 (tracks 1, 3, 4 & 7) April 10 (tracks 2, 5 & 6), 1957



  1. ^ Riverside Records discography accessed August 22, 2012
  2. ^ a b Lankford Jr., R. D. Allmusic Review accessed August 22, 2012