Asia Minor (album)

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Asia Minor
Asia Minor (album).jpg
Studio album by Dizzy Reece
Released 1962
Recorded March 13, 1962
Studio Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, New Jersey
Genre Jazz
Length 36:25
Label New Jazz
Dizzy Reece chronology
Soundin' Off
(1960)Soundin' Off1960
Asia Minor
From In to Out
(1970)From In to Out1970

Asia Minor is an album by Jamaican-born jazz trumpeter Dizzy Reece featuring performances recorded in 1962 and originally released on the New Jazz label.[1]

Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Down Beat 3/5 stars[2]
Allmusic 4.5/5 stars[3]


The Allmusic review by Scott Yanow awarded the album 4½ stars and stated "The solos tend to be concise but quite meaningful, and, overall, this hard bop but occasionally surprising session is quite memorable".[3]

Track listing[edit]

All compositions by Dizzy Reece except where noted.

  1. "The Shadow of Khan" – 5:31
  2. "The Story of Love" (Carlos Eleta Almarán) – 4:32
  3. "Yamask" – 5:40
  4. "Spiritus Parkus [Parker's Spirit]" (Cecil Payne) – 4:40
  5. "Summertime" (George Gershwin, Ira Gershwin, DuBose Heyward) – 7:51
  6. "Ackmet" – 8:11



  1. ^ Prestige discography accessed September 29, 2010
  2. ^ Down Beat:Down Beat: January 3, 1963 Vol. 30, No. 1
  3. ^ a b Yanow, S. Allmusic Review accessed September 29, 2010