Delightfulee Morgan

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Delightfulee
Delightfulee.jpg
Studio album by Lee Morgan
Released Early November 1967[1]
Recorded April 8 & May 27, 1966
Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs
Genre Jazz
Length 38:29 original LP
68:00 CD reissue
Label Blue Note
BST 84243
Producer Alfred Lion
Lee Morgan chronology
Infinity
(1965)
Delightfulee
(1966)
Charisma
(1966)

Delightfulee is an album by jazz trumpeter Lee Morgan released on the Blue Note label in 1966. It was recorded on April 8 & May 27, 1966 and features performances by Morgan with a quintet featuring Joe Henderson, McCoy Tyner, Bob Cranshaw and Billy Higgins and a big band featuring Ernie Royal, Tom McIntosh, Jim Buffington, Don Butterfield, Phil Woods, Wayne Shorter, Danny Bank and Philly Joe Jones with arrangements by Oliver Nelson.

Reception[edit]

The Allmusic review by Michael G. Nastos awarded the album 4½ stars stating "For some this will always be an oddball release of Morgan's, but it does suggest moving on into what would be a fruitful and successful final five years".[2]

Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 4.5/5 stars[2]

Track listing[edit]

All compositions by Lee Morgan except as indicated
  1. "Ca-Lee-So" - 5:34
  2. "Zambia" - 6:33
  3. "Yesterday" (Lennon, McCartney) - 5:49
  4. "Sunrise, Sunset" (Bock, Harnick) - 6:17
  5. "Nite Flite" - 7:38
  6. "The Delightful Deggie" - 6:38
  7. "Need I?" - 7:11 Bonus track on CD
  8. "Filet of Soul (aka Hoppin' John)" - 8:30 Bonus track on CD
  9. "Zambia" [Big Band Version] - 8:01 Bonus track on CD
  10. "The Delightful Deggie" [Big Band Version] - 5:49 Bonus track on CD

Recorded on April 8 (#3, 4, 7-10) & May 27 (#1, 2, 5, 6), 1966.

Personnel[edit]

Tracks 1, 2, 5, 6

Tracks 3, 4, 7-10

References[edit]

  1. ^ Billboard Nov 11, 1967
  2. ^ a b Nastos, M. Allmusic Review accessed November 15, 2011