Bashin': The Unpredictable Jimmy Smith

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Bashin': The Unpredictable Jimmy Smith
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Studio album by Jimmy Smith
Released May 1962
Recorded March 26 & 28, 1962
Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs
Genre Jazz
Length 38:30
Label Verve
V6-8474
Producer Creed Taylor
Jimmy Smith chronology
Plays Fats Waller
(1962)
Bashin': The Unpredictable Jimmy Smith'
(1962)
Rockin' the Boat
(1963)
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 5/5 stars[1]
The Penguin Guide to Jazz 4/4 stars[2]

Bashin': The Unpredictable Jimmy Smith is a 1962 studio album by Jimmy Smith, accompanied by a big band arranged and conducted by Oliver Nelson.[3] It was his first for Verve Records.

Track listing[edit]

  1. "Walk on the Wild Side" (Elmer Bernstein, Mack David) – 5:55
  2. "Ol' Man River" (Oscar Hammerstein II, Jerome Kern) – 3:56
  3. "In a Mellow Tone" (Duke Ellington, Milt Gabler) – 4:25
  4. "Step Right Up" (Oliver Nelson) – 4:13
  5. "Beggar for the Blues" (Ray Rasch, Dotty Wayne) – 7:28
  6. "Bashin'" (Jimmy Smith) – 6:16
  7. "I'm an Old Cowhand (From the Rio Grande)" (Johnny Mercer) – 6:17

Personnel[edit]

Performance

Tracks 1-4

Tracks 5-7

Production

References[edit]

  1. ^ Allmusic Review
  2. ^ Cook, Richard; Morton, Brian (2008). The Penguin Guide to Jazz Recordings (9th ed.). Penguin. p. 1313. ISBN 978-0-141-03401-0. 
  3. ^ Bashin': The Unpredictable Jimmy Smith at AllMusic