Cliff Craft

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Cliff Craft
Cliff Craft.jpg
Studio album by Cliff Jordan
Released 1957
Recorded November 10, 1957
Van Gelder Studio, Hackensack, New Jersey
Genre Jazz
Length 43:18
Label Blue Note
BLP 1582
Producer Alfred Lion
Cliff Jordan chronology
Jenkins, Jordan and Timmons
(1957)Jenkins, Jordan and Timmons1957
Cliff Craft

Cliff Craft is an album by American jazz saxophonist Cliff Jordan featuring performances recorded in 1957 and released on the Blue Note label.[1]


The Allmusic review by Lee Bloom awarded the album 4 stars calling it a "wonderfully relaxed recording, which dates from a very fertile period of the renowned jazz label's history".[2]

Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 4/5 stars[2]

Track listing[edit]

All compositions by Cliff Jordan except as indicated
  1. "Laconia" - 7:06
  2. "Soul-Lo Blues" - 8:29
  3. "Cliff Craft" - 6:30
  4. "Confirmation" (Charlie Parker) - 7:34
  5. "Sophisticated Lady" (Duke Ellington, Irving Mills, Mitchell Parish) - 6:46
  6. "Anthropology" (Dizzy Gillespie, Parker) - 7:03



  1. ^ Blue Note discography accessed December 1, 2010
  2. ^ a b Allmusic Review accessed December 1, 2010