Cedar!

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Cedar!
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!
(1967)
Spectrum
(1968)

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

Reception[edit]

Professional ratings
Review scores
SourceRating
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

Personnel[edit]

Production[edit]

  • Don Sclitten – producer
  • Richard Alderson – engineer

References[edit]

  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.