Brass Shout

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Brass Shout
Brass Shout.jpg
Studio album by Art Farmer
Released 1959
Recorded May 14, 1959
Genre Jazz
Length 33:26
Label United Artists
UAL 4047
Producer Tom Wilson
Art Farmer chronology
Modern Art
(1958)Modern Art1958
Brass Shout
(1959)
The Aztec Suite
(1959)The Aztec Suite1959
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 4/5 stars[1]

Brass Shout is an album by trumpeter Art Farmer, featuring a brass ensemble arranged and conducted by Benny Golson. Recorded in 1959, the album was originally released on the United Artists label.[2]

Recording[edit]

The album was recorded in Nola Studies in New York City.[3]

Reception[edit]

The Allmusic review stated: "Golson's well-crafted arrangements back Farmer's superb solos with flair".[1] The Penguin Guide to Jazz commented that "the arrangements are fairly laid-back and use the ensemble rather sparingly, leaving lots of space for the featured horns".[4]

Track listing[edit]

All compositions by Benny Golson except as indicated

  1. "Nica's Dream" (Horace Silver) – 5:55
  2. "Autumn Leaves" (Joseph Kosma, Jacques Prévert, Johnny Mercer) – 5:08
  3. "Moanin'" (Bobby Timmons) – 5:47
  4. "April in Paris" (Vernon Duke, E. Y. Harburg) – 4:00
  5. "Five Spot After Dark" – 4:52
  6. "Stella by Starlight" (Victor Young, Ned Washington) – 3:50
  7. "Minor Vamp" – 3:54

Personnel[edit]

Musicians[edit]

The following played on most tracks:

The following replacements or additions played on the stated tracks:

  • Wayne Andre – trombone on track 4, replacing Cleveland; and on tracks 1, 2, 6, replacing Haughton
  • Bob Northern – French horn on track 4, replacing Watkins
  • Bobby Timmonspiano on track 3
  • Elvin Jones – drums on tracks 1, 2, 6, replacing Philly Joe Jones

Production[edit]

  • Tom Wilson – production
  • Lew Merritt – recording engineering
  • Hugh Bell – photography

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Dryden, K. Allmusic Review accessed June 19, 2012
  2. ^ Art Farmer discography accessed June 19, 2012
  3. ^ "Brass Shout / Aztec Suite" [CD back cover]. Blue Note (2008 reissue)
  4. ^ Cook, Richard, and Brian Morton (2008), The Penguin Guide to Jazz Recordings (9th edn), p. 470.