Contrasts (Larry Young album)

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Studio album by Larry Young
Released June 1968[1]
Recorded September 18, 1967
Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs
Genre Jazz
Length 39:09
Label Blue Note
BST 84266
Producer Alfred Lion
Larry Young chronology
Of Love and Peace
(1966)Of Love and Peace1966
Heaven on Earth
(1968)Heaven on Earth1968

Contrasts is an album by American organist Larry Young recorded in 1967 and released on the Blue Note label.[2]


The Allmusic review by Scott Yanow awarded the album 4 stars and stated "The adventurous music is sometimes quite intense but also grooves in its own eccentric way, offering listeners a very fresh sound on organ".[3]

Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 4/5 stars[3]

Track listing[edit]

All compositions by Larry Young except as indicated.
  1. "Majestic Soul" - 11:58
  2. "Evening" - 7:12
  3. "Major Affair" - 3:50
  4. "Wild Is the Wind" (Dimitri Tiomkin, Ned Washington) - 4:31
  5. "Tender Feelings" (Tyrone Washington) - 6:51
  6. "Means Happiness" - 4:47



  1. ^ Billboard July 6, 1966
  2. ^ Blue Note Records discography accessed November 23, 2010
  3. ^ a b Yanow, S. Allmusic Review accessed November 23, 2010