Bluesin' Around

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Bluesin' Around
Bluesin' Around.jpg
Studio album by Kenny Burrell
Released1983
RecordedNovember 21 & 29, 1961, March 6, 1962 and April 30, 1962
New York City
GenreJazz
Length37:05
LabelColumbia
FC 38507
ProducerJohn Hammond
Kenny Burrell chronology
Weaver of Dreams
(1961)
Bluesin' Around
(1983)
Bluesy Burrell
(1963)

Bluesin' Around is an album by guitarist Kenny Burrell recorded in 1961 and 1962 and first released on the Columbia label in 1983.[1]

Reception[edit]

Professional ratings
Review scores
SourceRating
Allmusic3/5 stars[2]
The Rolling Stone Jazz Record Guide4/5 stars[3]

Allmusic awarded the album 3 stars stating " the results, even with a few dated numbers such as "Mambo Twist," are excellent".[2]

Track listing[edit]

All compositions by Kenny Burrell except as indicated

  1. "Mambo Twist" - 5:06
  2. "The Switch" - 3:04
  3. "The Squeeze" - 4:17
  4. "Bluesin' Around" - 3:42
  5. "Bye and Bye" (Traditional) - 2:50
  6. "Moten Swing" (Bennie Moten) - 6:20
  7. "People Will Say We're in Love" (Oscar Hammerstein II, Richard Rodgers) - 3:41
  8. "One Mint Julep" (Rudy Toombs) - 3:25
  9. "Mood Indigo" (Barney Bigard, Duke Ellington, Irving Mills) - 4:40
  • Recorded in New York City on November 21, 1961 (tracks 1 & 2), November 29, 1961 (tracks 3, 5 & 9), March 6, 1962 (track 4) and April 30, 1962 (tracks 6-8)

Personnel[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ All About Jazz Kenny Burrell discography Archived March 31, 2008, at the Wayback Machine. accessed August 2, 2012
  2. ^ a b "Yanow, S. Allmusic Review, accessed August 2, 2012
  3. ^ Swenson, J., ed. (1985). The Rolling Stone Jazz Record Guide. USA: Random House/Rolling Stone. p. 33. ISBN 0-394-72643-X.