Americans in Europe

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Americans in Europe
Americans in Europe Vol 1.jpg
Live album by Kenny Clarke / Idrees Sulieman / Bill Smith / Bud Powell / Albert Nicholas / Champion Jack Dupree / Curtis Jones / Don Byas
Released 1963
Recorded January 3, 1963
Koblenz, West Germany
Genre Jazz
Length 40:38
Label Impulse!
AS 36 and AS 37
Producer Joachim Ernst Berendt
Vol. 2 Cover
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 3/5 stars[1]

Americans in Europe is the title of two live albums by American jazz musicians recorded in West Germany in 1963 and released on the Impulse! label.[2] The two volumes were later reissued on a single CD in 1994 but with five tracks from Vol. 2 omitted.

Reception[edit]

The Allmusic review called the CD compilation "A fine bop-oriented set of music by a variety of mostly underrated players".[1]

Track listing[edit]

Vol. 1:

  1. "No Smokin' / Low Life" - 10:50
  2. "I Can't Get Started" - 5:40
  3. "Freeway / Pyramid" - 11:30
  4. "'Round Midnight" - 7:15

Vol. 2:

  1. "My Buddy Run Rabbits" - 4:33 Omitted from CD reissue
  2. "Why Daughter How Are You" - 4:00 Omitted from CD reissue
  3. "Rose Room" - 3:30 Omitted from CD reissue
  4. "Wine, Whiskey and Gin Head Woman" - 6:20 Omitted from CD reissue
  5. "Lots of Talk for You" - 2:50 Omitted from CD reissue
  6. "All the Things You Are - 9:55
  7. "I Remember Clifford" - 7:15

Personnel[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Henderson, A. Allmusic Review accessed May 17, 2012
  2. ^ Impulse! Records discography accessed May 17, 2012