Catalonian Nights Vol. 1

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Catalonian Nights Vol. 1
Catalonian Nights Vol. 1.jpg
Live album by Tete Montoliu
Released 1981
Recorded May 30, 1980
Venue Zeleste Club, Barcelona, Spain
Genre Jazz
Length 55:18
Label SteepleChase
SCS 1148
Producer Nils Winther
Tete Montoliu chronology
Catalonian Nights Vol. 2
(1980)
Catalonian Nights Vol. 1
(1981)
Catalonian Nights Vol. 3
(1980)

Catalonian Nights Vol. 1 is a live album by pianist Tete Montoliu recorded in Spain in 1980 and released on the Danish label, SteepleChase.[1][2][3]

Reception[edit]

Professional ratings
Review scores
SourceRating
AllMusic4/5 stars[4]

Scott Yanow of AllMusic said "Although not an innovator, Montoliu (like Oscar Peterson, whose phenomenal technique he approached) was a master of the modern mainstream and of chordal improvisation. He digs into these songs and comes up with consistently fresh and swinging ideas".[4]

Track listing[edit]

  1. "D & E" (Milt Jackson) – 14:03
  2. "Lady Bird" (Tadd Dameron) – 7:25
  3. "Jo Vull Que M'Acariciis" (Tete Montoliu) – 11:46 Bonus track on CD
  4. "Autumn in New York" (Vernon Duke) – 13:22
  5. "Blue Bossa" (Kenny Dorham) – 8:14
  6. "Theme" (Montoliu) – 0:29

Personnel[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ SteepleChase Records discography, accessed June 19, 2017
  2. ^ Tete Montoliu discography, accessed June 19, 2017
  3. ^ SteepleChase Productions ApS, accessed June 19, 2017
  4. ^ a b Yanow, Scott. Tete Montoliu: Catalonian Nights Vol. 1 – Review at AllMusic. Retrieved June 19, 2017.