Blues-ette

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Blues-ette
Blues-ette.jpg
Studio album by Curtis Fuller
Released February 1960[1]
Recorded May 21, 1959
Van Gelder Studio, Hackensack
Genre Jazz
Length 36:45
Label Savoy
MG 12141
Producer Ozzie Cadena
Curtis Fuller chronology
Sliding Easy
(1959)Sliding Easy1959
Blues-ette
(1959)
The Curtis Fuller Jazztet
(1959)The Curtis Fuller Jazztet1959

Blues-ette is an album by American trombonist Curtis Fuller recorded in 1959 and released on the Savoy label.[2]

Reception[edit]

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

The Allmusic website awarded the album 4½ stars stating "Sessions in any genre of music are all too often described as "sublime," but seldom has that description been better deserved than with this relaxed hard bop classic... Any serious jazz collection is incomplete without this record. Period".[3]

Track listing[edit]

All compositions by Curtis Fuller except as indicated.
  1. "Five Spot After Dark" (Benny Golson) - 5:18
  2. "Undecided" (Sydney Robin, Charlie Shavers) - 7:09
  3. "Blues-ette" - 5:31
  4. "Minor Vamp" (Golson) - 5:12
  5. "Love Your Spell Is Everywhere" (Edmund Goulding, Elsie Janis) - 7:07
  6. "Twelve-Inch" - 6:28

Personnel[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Billboard Feb 29, 1960
  2. ^ Savoy Records Discography accessed September 5, 2012
  3. ^ a b Burke, B. Allmusic Review accessed September 5, 2012