Boss Horn

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Boss Horn
Boss Horn.jpg
Studio album by Blue Mitchell
Released End of October/early November 1967[1]
Recorded November 17, 1966
Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs
Genre Jazz
Length 38:57
Label Blue Note
BST 84257
Producer Alfred Lion
Blue Mitchell chronology
Bring It Home to Me
(1966)Bring It Home to Me1966
Boss Horn
Heads Up!
(1967)Heads Up!1967

Boss Horn is an album by American trumpeter Blue Mitchell recorded in 1966 and released on the Blue Note label.[2]


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

The Allmusic review by Matt Collar awarded the album 4 stars and stated "Trumpeter Blue Mitchell delivers a solid hard bop date with his 1966 Blue Note release Boss Horn".[3]

Track listing[edit]

  1. "Millie" (Pearson) - 6:18
  2. "O Mama Enit" (Mitchell) - 5:34
  3. "I Should Care" (Sammy Cahn, Axel Stordahl, Paul Weston) - 7:31
  4. "Rigor Mortez" (Dave Burns) - 6:21
  5. "Tones for Joan's Bones" (Chick Corea) - 6:37
  6. "Straight Up and Down" (Corea) - 6:36



  1. ^ Billboard Oct 28, 1967
  2. ^ Blue Mitchell discography accessed October 26, 2010
  3. ^ a b Collar, M. Allmusic Review accessed October 26, 2010