Almost Like Being in Jazz

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Almost Like Being in Jazz
Almost Like Being in Jazz - album cover.jpg
Studio album by
ReleasedJune 7, 2005 (2005-06-07)
Recorded15–17 October 2004
StudioBernie's, L.A.
LabelChisa Records CHCD01
ProducerStewart Levine
Hugh Masekela chronology
Almost Like Being in Jazz
The Chisa Years

Almost Like Being in Jazz is a studio album by South-African jazz trumpeter Hugh Masekela.[1][2] The album was released on June 7, 2005 (2005-06-07) via Chisa Records label.[3] The album consists of 12 jazz standards. The album was also released as a double LP via Straigthahead Records. In 2012, the album was followed-up with the sequel record Friends.[4]

Track listing[edit]

1."You'll Never Know"Harry Warren, Mack Gordon5:47
2."Answer Me, My Love"Carl Sigman, Fred Rauch, Gerard Winkler4:43
3."Don't Explain"Arthur Herzog Jr., Billie Holiday7:00
4."It Never Entered My Mind"Lorenz Hart, Richard Rodgers3:31
5."Paper Moon"Billy Rose, Harold Arlen4:55
6."Betcha By Golly Wow"Thomas Bell4:37
7."Midnight Sun"Lionel Hampton5:29
8."I Remember Clifford"Benny Golson3:44
9."Smile"Charles Chaplin, Geoffrey Parsons, John Turner4:26
10."You Don't Know What Love Is"Don Raye, Gene DePaul5:44
11."My Ship"Ira Gershwin, Kurt Weill4:20
12."Presente De Natal"João Gilberto7:19
Total length:1:01:30





  1. ^ "Hugh Masekela: Almost Like Being In Jazz". Dusty Groove. Retrieved 24 October 2017.
  2. ^ "Hugh Masekela – Almost Like Being In Jazz". Discogs. Retrieved 24 October 2017.
  3. ^ "Hugh Masekela: Almost Like Being in Jazz". Allmusic. Retrieved 24 October 2017.
  4. ^ "Friends: Hugh Masekela and Larry Willis warm up the Music Circuit". Design Indaba. 13 February 2013. Retrieved 30 October 2017.

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