Blue Odyssey

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Blue Odyssey
Blue Odyssey.jpg
Studio album by Houston Person
Released 1968
Recorded March 12, 1968
New York City
Genre Jazz
Length 36:28
Label Prestige
PR 7566
Producer Don Schlitten
Houston Person chronology
Trust in Me
(1967)Trust in Me1967
Blue Odyssey
Soul Dance!
(1968)Soul Dance!1968

Blue Odyssey is the fourth album led by saxophonist Houston Person which was recorded in 1968 and released on the Prestige label.[1][2]


Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 4/5 stars[3]

Allmusic awarded the album 4 stars stating "Houston Person, the definitive soul-jazz tenor saxophonist of the past 30 years, is in excellent form on this early session".[3]

Track listing[edit]

All compositions by Cedar Walton except where noted.

  1. "Blue Odyssey" – 7:42
  2. "Holy Land" – 6:45
  3. "I Love You Yes I Do" (Henry Glover, Sally Nix) – 3:45
  4. "Funky London" (Cal Massey) – 4:53
  5. "Please Send Me Someone to Love" (Percy Mayfield) – 7:14
  6. "Starrburst" (Ellen Starr) – 6:09



  1. ^ Prestige Records discography accessed April 11, 2013
  2. ^ Payne, D, A Houston Person discography, June 7, 2009.
  3. ^ a b Yanow, S. Allmusic listing accessed April 11, 2013