Change of Pace

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Change of Pace
Change of Pace.jpg
Studio album by Johnny Griffin
Released 1961
Recorded February 7 & 16, 1961
New York City
Genre Jazz
Length 45:34
Label Riverside
RLP 368
Johnny Griffin chronology
Lookin' at Monk!
(1961)Lookin' at Monk!1961
Change of Pace
Blues Up & Down
(1961)Blues Up & Down1961

Change of Pace is an album by jazz saxophonist Johnny Griffin which was recorded in 1961 and released on the Riverside label.[1]


Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 3/5 stars[2]

The Allmusic site awarded the album 3 stars.[2] As no descriptive text accompanies this star rating it is likely to be the default score, awaiting actual evaluation. Duck Baker in the May 2000 Jazz Times referred to it as a great album revealing the arranging skills of the leader to a new extent, and that the two bass mix was effective.

Track listing[edit]

All compositions by Johnny Griffin except as indicated

  1. "Soft and Furry" - 3:43
  2. "In the Still of the Night" (Cole Porter) - 3:29
  3. "The Last of the Fat Pants" - 4:20
  4. "Same to You" - 4:25
  5. "Connie's Bounce" (Consuela Lee) - 4:01
  6. "Situation" (Julius Watkins) - 3:56
  7. "Nocturne" - 5:27
  8. "Why Not?" - 5:02
  9. "As We All Know" (Lee) - 4:46



  1. ^ Johnny Griffin discography accessed October 25, 2012
  2. ^ a b Allmusic Review accessed October 25, 2012