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Cedar! (Cedar Walton album - cover art).jpg
Studio album by Cedar Walton
Released 1967
Recorded July 10, 1967
New York City
Genre Jazz
Length 38:04
Label Prestige
PR 7519
Producer Don Schlitten
Cedar Walton chronology

Cedar! is the debut album by pianist Cedar Walton, recorded in 1967 and released on the Prestige label.[1]


Professional ratings
Review scores
The Rolling Stone Jazz Record Guide4/5 stars[2]

Allmusic reviewed the album, stating:"Pianist Cedar Walton's debut as a leader is quite impressive.... One of the top hard bop-based pianists to emerge during the 1960s, Walton also contributed four originals to his excellent set."[3]

Track listing[edit]

All compositions by Cedar Walton except where noted.

  1. "Turquoise Twice" – 7:19
  2. "Twilight Waltz" – 4:20
  3. "My Ship" (Ira Gershwin, Kurt Weill) – 5:34
  4. "Short Stuff" – 6:25
  5. "Head and Shoulders" – 4:15
  6. "Come Sunday" (Duke Ellington) – 6:59
  7. "Take the "A" Train" (Billy Strayhorn) – 3:29 Bonus track on CD reissue



  • Don Sclitten – producer
  • Richard Alderson – engineer


  1. ^ Prestige Records discography, accessed January 24, 2013.
  2. ^ Swenson, J., ed. (1985). The Rolling Stone Jazz Record Guide. USA: Random House/Rolling Stone. p. 203. ISBN 0-394-72643-X. 
  3. ^ Yanow, S. Allmusic Review, January 24, 2013.