A Night at the Vanguard

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A Night at the Vanguard
A Night at the Vanguard.jpg
Live album by
Released1959
RecordedSeptember 16, 1959
Village Vanguard, New York City
GenreJazz
LabelArgo
LP 655
ProducerJack Tracy
Kenny Burrell chronology
On View at the Five Spot Cafe
(1959)
A Night at the Vanguard
(1959)
Weaver of Dreams
(1961)

A Night at the Vanguard (also released as Man at Work) is a live album by guitarist Kenny Burrell recorded in 1959 at the Village Vanguard and originally released on the Argo label.[1]

Reception[edit]

Professional ratings
Review scores
SourceRating
Allmusic4.5/5 stars[2]

Allmusic awarded the album 4½ stars and reviewer Michael Erlewine says it is "A solid effort top to bottom, and a recording most highly recommended, this is Burrell and his extraordinary trio very close to, if not truly in their prime, and their element".[2]

Track listing[edit]

All compositions by Kenny Burrell except as indicated

  1. "All Night Long" - 5:15
  2. "Will You Still Be Mine" (Matt Dennis, Tom Adair) - 4:24
  3. "I'm a Fool to Want You" (Frank Sinatra, Jack Wolf, Joel Herron) - 4:40
  4. "Trio" (Erroll Garner) - 4:20
  5. "Broadway" (Billy Byrd, Teddy McRae, Henri Woode) - 4:18
  6. "Soft Winds" (Benny Goodman) - 3:20
  7. "Just A-Sittin' and A-Rockin'" (Duke Ellington, Billy Strayhorn) - 4:18
  8. "Well You Needn't" (Thelonious Monk) - 4:29

Personnel[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ All About Jazz Kenny Burrell discography Archived March 31, 2008, at the Wayback Machine accessed August 1, 2012
  2. ^ a b Erlewine, M. Allmusic Review, accessed August 1, 2012