Billy Taylor with Four Flutes

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Billy Taylor with Four Flutes
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Studio album by Billy Taylor
Released 1959
Recorded July 20 & 24, 1959
New York City
Genre Jazz
Length 41:27
Label Riverside
RLP 12-306
Producer Orrin Keepnews
Billy Taylor chronology
One for Fun
(1959)One for Fun1959
Billy Taylor with Four Flutes
(1959)
Taylor Made Jazz
(1959)Taylor Made Jazz1959
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 4/5 stars[1]

Billy Taylor with Four Flutes is an album by American jazz pianist Billy Taylor featuring tracks recorded in 1959 for the Riverside label.[2]

Reception[edit]

Allmusic awarded the album 4 stars with reviewer Scott Yanow calling it "essentially bop, but the unusual instrumentation gives the set its own personality. Enjoyable music that certainly stands out from the crowd".[1]

Track listing[edit]

All compositions by Billy Taylor except as indicated

  1. "The Song Is Ended" (Irving Berlin) - 3:54
  2. "Back Home" - 6:44
  3. "St. Thomas" (Sonny Rollins) - 2:28
  4. "Oh, Lady Be Good" (George Gershwin, Ira Gershwin) - 4:40
  5. "No Parking" - 2:53
  6. "Koolbongo" (Mary Lou Williams) - 4:18
  7. "Blue Shutters" - 6:54
  8. "One for the Woofer" - 4:42
  9. "How About You?" (Ralph Freed, Burton Lane) - 4:54
  • Recorded in New York City on July 20 (tracks 1, 2 & 7-9) and July 24 (tracks 3-6), 1959.

Personnel[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Yanow, S. Allmusic Review accessed August 21, 2012
  2. ^ Riverside Records discography accessed August 21, 2012