Broken Windows, Empty Hallways

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Broken Windows, Empty Hallways
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Studio album by Houston Person
Released 1972
Recorded May 1, 1972
Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, New Jersey
Genre Jazz
Label Prestige
PR 10044
Producer Ozzie Cadena
Houston Person chronology
Houston Express
Broken Windows, Empty Hallways
Sweet Buns & Barbeque

Broken Windows, Empty Hallways is the tenth album led by saxophonist Houston Person which was recorded in 1972 and released on the Prestige label.[1][2]


Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 2.5/5 stars[3]

Ronnie D. Lankford, Jr. of Allmusic stated, "Broken Windows, Empty Hallways is finally an album for people who like jazzy sounding instrumentals, but don't really like jazz".[3]

Track listing[edit]

All compositions by Houston Person except as indicated

  1. "I Think It's Going to Rain Today" (Randy Newman) - 5:53
  2. "Don't Mess with Bill" (Smokey Robinson) - 3:00
  3. "Everything's Alright" (Tim Rice, Andrew Lloyd Webber) - 4:18
  4. "Mr. Bojangles" (Jerry Jeff Walker) - 3:52
  5. "Moan Er-uh Lisa" - 6:11
  6. "Imagine" (John Lennon) - 3:52
  7. "Let's Call This" (Thelonious Monk) - 4:03
  8. "Bleeker Street" - 4:03



  1. ^ Prestige Records discography accessed April 15, 2013
  2. ^ Payne, D, A Houston Person discography, June 7, 2009.
  3. ^ a b Lankford, R. D. Allmusic listing accessed April 15, 2013