Dimensions (Maynard Ferguson album)

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Dimensions
Dimensions (Maynard Ferguson album).jpg
Studio album by Maynard Ferguson
Released 1955
Recorded February 19 & 23, 1954 and August 26, 1955
Capitol Studios and Radio Recorders, Los Angeles, California
Genre Jazz
Label EmArcy
MG 36044
Maynard Ferguson chronology
Jam Session
(1954)Jam Session1954
Dimensions
(1954-55)
Maynard Ferguson Octet
(1955)Maynard Ferguson Octet1955

Dimensions is an album led by Canadian jazz trumpeter Maynard Ferguson featuring tracks recorded in early 1954 and mid 1955 and released on the EmArcy label.[1]

Reception[edit]

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

Allmusic awarded the album 3 stars stating "Although not essential, the bop-oriented music is well-played and gives one a good taste of early Ferguson".[2]

Track listing[edit]

  1. "Egad, Martha" (Bill Holman) - 3:50
  2. "Breakfast Dance" (Holman) - 4:00
  3. "Maiden Voyage" (Willie Maiden) - 2:56
  4. "Thou Swell" (Richard Rodgers Lorenz Hart) - 2:50
  5. "The Way You Look Tonight" (Dorothy Fields, Jerome Kern) - 2:50
  6. "All God's Children Got Rhythm" (Bronislaw Kaper, Walter Jurmann, Gus Kahn) - 2:49
  7. "Slow Stroll" (Holman) - 2:40
  8. "Wonder Why" (Nicholas Brodzsky, Sammy Cahn) - 3:27
  9. "Willie Nillie" (Maiden) - 2:41
  10. "Hymm to Her" (Maiden) - 2:14
  11. "Lonely Town" (Betty Comden, Adolph Green, Leonard Bernstein) - 2:56
  12. "Somewhere Over the Rainbow" (Yip Harburg, Harold Arlen) - 3:00
  • Recorded at Radio Recorders in Los Angeles on February 19, 1954 (tracks 3-6 & 9), and at Capitol Studios in Los Angeles on February 23, 1954 (tracks 10-12) and August 26, 1955 (tracks 1, 2, 7 & 8)

Personnel[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ EmArcy Records discography accessed September 28, 2012
  2. ^ a b Yanow, S. Allmusic Review accessed September 28, 2012