Dusty Blue

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Dusty Blue
Dusty Blue.jpg
Studio album by
Released1961
RecordedJune 13, 1960
New York City
GenreJazz
Length35:13
LabelBethlehem
BCP 6055
ProducerTeddy Charles
Howard McGhee chronology
Life is Just a Bowl of Cherries
(1956)
Dusty Blue
(1961)
Music from the Connection
(1960)

Dusty Blue is an album by trumpeter Howard McGhee which was recorded in 1960 and released on the Bethlehem label.[1]

Reception[edit]

Professional ratings
Review scores
SourceRating
Allmusic4/5 stars[2]

Allmusic awarded the album 4 stars noting " With the exception of Together Again with Teddy Edwards, the 1950s had largely been a waste for Howard McGhee, as drug addiction had taken its toll on his playing. But he is in good form for this 1961 studio session for Bethlehem".[2]

Track listing[edit]

All compositions by Howard McGhee except as indicated

  1. "Dusty Blue" - 2:53
  2. "The Sound of Music" (Oscar Hammerstein II, Richard Rodgers) - 3:22
  3. "I Concentrate on You" (Cole Porter) - 4:06
  4. "Sleep Talk" - 2:55
  5. "Park Avenue Petite (From Dream To Dream)" (Benny Golson) - 3:32
  6. "Flyin' Colors" - 5:52
  7. "With Malice Towards None" (Tom McIntosh) - 4:02
  8. "Groovin' High" (Dizzy Gillespie) - 4:19
  9. "A Cottage for Sale" (Larry Conley, Willard Robison) - 4:28

Personnel[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Bethlehem Records discography accessed May 12, 2015
  2. ^ a b Dryden, Ken. Dusty Blue – Review at AllMusic. Retrieved May 12, 2015.