Caramba! (Lee Morgan album)

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This article is about the USA music CD. For the Spanish phrase, see ¡Ay, caramba!
Studio album by Lee Morgan
Released Mid December 1968[1]
Recorded May 3, 1968
Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs
Genre Jazz
Length 38:41 original LP
44:41 CD reissue
Label Blue Note
BST 84289
Producer Francis Wolff
Lee Morgan chronology
Live at the Lighthouse

¡Caramba! is an album by jazz trumpeter Lee Morgan, released on the Blue Note label in 1968. It features performances by Morgan, Bennie Maupin, Cedar Walton, Reggie Workman and Billy Higgins with arrangements by Cal Massey.


The Allmusic review by Scott Yanow awarded the album 3.5 stars stating "Although not essential, this CD is a welcome reissue."[2]

Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 3.5/5 stars[2]

Track listing[edit]

All compositions by Lee Morgan except as noted
  1. "Caramba" - 12:24
  2. "Suicide City" - 7:32
  3. "Cunning Lee" - 6:13
  4. "Soulita" - 6:03
  5. "Helen's Ritual" - 6:29
  6. "A Baby's Smile" (Massey) - 6:00 Bonus track on CD



  1. ^ Billboard Dec 21, 1968
  2. ^ a b Yanow, S. Allmusic Review accessed October 3, 2011