A Night at the Vanguard

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A Night at the Vanguard
A Night at the Vanguard.jpg
Live album by
RecordedSeptember 16, 1959
Village Vanguard, New York City
LP 655
ProducerJack Tracy
Kenny Burrell chronology
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A Night at the Vanguard
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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]


Professional ratings
Review scores
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



  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