A Touch of Satin

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A Touch of Satin
A Touch of Satin.jpg
Studio album by J. J. Johnson Quartet
Released February 1962
Recorded December 15 & 21, 1960 and January 12, 1961
Columbia 30th Street Studios, NYC
Genre Jazz
Label Columbia
CL 1737/CS 8537
Producer Teo Macero
J. J. Johnson chronology
The Great Kai & J. J.
(1961)
A Touch of Satin
(1962)
André Previn and J. J. Johnson
(1961)

A Touch of Satin is an album by J. J. Johnson's Quartet which was released on the Columbia label.[1][2][3]

Reception[edit]

Professional ratings
Review scores
SourceRating
AllMusic3/5 stars[4]

Allmusic awarded the album 3 stars.[4]

Track listing[edit]

  1. "Satin Doll" (Duke Ellington) - 4:28
  2. "Flat Black" (J. J. Johnson) - 4:17
  3. "Gigi" (Frederick Loewe, Alan Jay Lerner) - 3:19
  4. "Bloozineff" (Johnson) - 3:38
  5. "Jackie-ing" (Thelonious Monk) - 4:19
  6. "Goodbye" (Gordon Jenkins) - 2:08
  7. "Full Moon and Empty Arms" (Buddy Kaye, Ted Mossman) - 4:30
  8. "Sophisticated Lady" (Ellington, Irving Mills, Mitchell Parish) - 2:33
  9. "When the Saints Go Marching In" (traditional) - 6:10
  • Recorded at Columbia 30th Street Studios on December 15, 1960 (tracks 1-4), December 21, 1960 (tracks 6 & 9) and January 12, 1961 (tracks 5, 7 & 8)

Personnel[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Discogs album entry accessed July 18, 2016
  2. ^ Watts, R., Callahan, M., Edwards, D. and Eyries, P. Columbia Main Series, Part 13: CL 1700-1799/CS 8500-8598 (1961-1962), accessed July 18, 2016
  3. ^ The Complete Columbia J.J. Johnson Small Group Sessions - Liner Notes, accessed July 18, 2016
  4. ^ a b A Touch of Satin – Listing at AllMusic. Retrieved July 18, 2016.