Blues Farm

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Blues Farm
Blues Farm.jpg
Studio album by Ron Carter
Released 1973
Recorded January 10, 1973
Genre Jazz
Length 36:15
Label CTI
Producer Creed Taylor
Ron Carter chronology
Alone Together
(1972)Alone Together1972
Blues Farm
All Blues
(1973)All Blues1973

Blues Farm is an album by bassist Ron Carter recorded at Rudy Van Gelder's Studio in New Jersey in 1973 and released on the CTI label.[1]


Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 2.5/5 stars[2]
The Rolling Stone Jazz Record Guide 4/5 stars[3]

Allmusic reviewer Nathan Bush states "Blues Farm's excursions are enjoyable, but somewhat reserved. Both the compositions and performances avoid strong emotions in favor of pleasing palettes of color and texture".[2]

Track listing[edit]

All compositions by Ron Carter except as indicated

  1. "Blues Farm" - 7:59
  2. "A Small Ballad" - 5:38
  3. "Django" (John Lewis) - 5:30
  4. "A Hymn for Him" - 8:11
  5. "Two-Beat Johnson" - 2:49
  6. "R2, M1" - 6:08
  • Recorded at Van Gelder Studio in Englewood Cliffs, New Jersey on January 10, 1973



  1. ^ CTI discography accessed February 9, 2012
  2. ^ a b Bush, N. Allmusic Review accessed February 7, 2012
  3. ^ Swenson, J. (Editor) (1985). The Rolling Stone Jazz Record Guide. USA: Random House/Rolling Stone. p. 39. ISBN 0-394-72643-X.