Betwixt & Between

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Betwixt & Between
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Studio album by Kai Winding and J. J. Johnson
Released 1969
Recorded October 22 & 29, November 15 & 26 and December 5, 1968 and January 9, 1969
Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs
Genre Jazz
Length 32:54
Label A&M/CTI
SP 3016
Producer Creed Taylor
Kai Winding chronology
Kai & J. J.: Israel
(1968) Kai & J. J.: Israel1968
J & K: Betwixt & Between
(1969) J & K: Betwixt & Between1969
J & K: Stonebone
(1969) J & K: Stonebone1969
J. J. Johnson chronology
Kai & J. J.: Israel
(1968) Kai & J. J.: Israel1968
J & K: Betwixt & Between
(1969) J & K: Betwixt & Between1969
J & K: Stonebone
(1969) J & K: Stonebone1969

Betwixt & Between is an album by American jazz trombonists Kai Winding and J. J. Johnson featuring performances recorded in 1968 and released on the CTI label.[1] The album features jazz interpretations of popular tunes linked by brief Baroque interludes.

Reception[edit]

The Allmusic review by Richard S. Ginell awarded the album 3 stars and stated "there are experiments all over this quintessentially '60s project... A fascinating, no doubt controversial, record".[2]

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

Track listing[edit]

  1. "Casa Forte/Bach Chorale #237" (Edu Lobo/Johann Sebastian Bach) - 4:20
  2. "Betwixt & Between/Plus Nine" (Anthony Dorsey/Kai Winding) - 3:30
  3. "Little Drummer Boy/Troika" (Katherine Kennicott Davis/Bach) - 2:10
  4. "Don't Go Love, Don't Go/Bach Chorale #241" (J. A. Ryan, Jim Lacy/Bach) - 3:30
  5. "Mojave/Bach Chorale #134" (Antônio Carlos Jobim/Bach) - 3:30
  6. "Stormy" (Buddy Buie, James Cobb) - 2:40
  7. "Smoky/Onion Rings Rondo" (J. J. Johnson/Kai Winding) - 3:20
  8. "Wichita Lineman/Bach Invention #4" (Jimmy Webb/Bach) - 3:04
  9. "Just a Funky Old Vegetable Bin/Bach Invention #1" (Roger Kellaway/Bach) - 3:20
  10. "Willie, Come Home" (J. Millar, R, George) - 3:30
  • Recorded at Van Gelder Studio in Englewood Cliffs, New Jersey on October 22 & 29, November 15 & 26 and December 5, 1968 and January 9, 1969

Personnel[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ CTI Records discography accessed February 9, 2012
  2. ^ a b Ginell, R. S. Allmusic Review accessed February 9, 2012