A Night in Tunisia (1957 album)

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For the 1960 album, see A Night in Tunisia (1960 album).
A Night in Tunisia
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Studio album by Art Blakey and the Jazz Messengers
Released Mid February 1958[1]
Recorded April 2 & 8, 1957, NYC
Genre Hard bop
Label Vik
Producer Bob Rolontz
Art Blakey and the Jazz Messengers chronology
Selections from Lerner and Loewe's...
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A Night in Tunisia
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A Night in Tunisia is a 1957 jazz album released by Art Blakey & the Jazz Messengers on the RCA Victor subsidiary label Vik.[2]

Track listing[edit]

  1. "A Night in Tunisia" (Dizzy Gillespie, Frank Paparelli) — 12:55
  2. "Off the Wall" (Johnny Griffin) — 7:16
  3. "Theory of Art" (Bill Hardman) — 9:46
  4. "Couldn't It Be You?" (Art Blakey, Jackie McLean) — 8:12
  5. "Evans" (Sonny Rollins) 6:30
  6. "A Night in Tunisia" (Dizzy Gillespie, Frank Paparelli) — 12:30*
  7. "Off the Wall (alternate take)" (Johnny Griffin) — 7:21 Bonus track on CD re-issue.
  8. "Theory of Art (alternate take)" (Bill Hardman) — 10:14 Bonus track on CD re-issue.

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