All I Wanna Do Is Swing

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All I Wanna Do Is Swing
All I Wanna Do Is Swing.jpg
Studio album by
The Joe Newman Octet
Released1955
RecordedFebruary 8, 1955
Webster Hall, New York City
GenreJazz
Length38:46
LabelRCA Victor
LPM 1118
ProducerJack Lewis
Joe Newman chronology
Joe Newman and the Boys in the Band
(1954)
All I Wanna Do Is Swing
(1955)
The Count's Men
(1955)

All I Wanna Do Is Swing (subtitled The Joe Newman Story) is an album by jazz trumpeter Joe Newman's Octet recorded in 1955 for the RCA Victor label.[1]

Reception[edit]

Professional ratings
Review scores
SourceRating
Allmusic3/5 stars[2]

Allmusic awarded the album 3 stars.[2]

Track listing[edit]

  1. "Soon" (George Gershwin, Ira Gershwin) - 2:42
  2. "Limehouse Blues" (Philip Braham, Douglas Furber) - 3:25
  3. "Dream a Little Dream of Me" (Fabian Andre, Wilbur Schwandt, Gus Kahn) - 2:36
  4. "Corner Pocket" (Freddie Green) - 2:42
  5. "If I Could Be with You" (James P. Johnson, Henry Creamer) - 3:07
  6. "It's a Thing of the Past" (Manny Albam) - 2:46
  7. "Pretty Skinny Bunny" (Ernie Wilkins) - 2:29
  8. "Leonice" (Joe Newman) - 3:36
  9. "Jack's Wax" (Al Cohn) - 2:31
  10. "Topsy" (Eddie Durham, Edgar Battle) - 3:17
  11. "Captain Spaulding" (Cohn) - 3:29
  12. "I Could Have Told You" (Carl Sigman, Jimmy Van Heusen) – 2:57
  13. "Lullaby of Birdland" (George Shearing, George David Weiss) - 3:09 Bonus track on CD reissue

Personnel[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Discogs Album Entry accessed November 30, 2015
  2. ^ a b Allmusic listing, accessed November 30, 2015