On the Mountain (album)

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On the Mountain
Elvin Jones is On the Mountain.jpg
Studio album by Elvin Jones
Released 1975
Recorded 1975
Red Gate Studio, Kent, New York
Genre Jazz
Label PM Records
Producer Arif Mardin
Gene Perla chronology
Mr. Thunder
(1974)Mr. Thunder1974
Elvin Jones is "On the Mountain"
New Agenda
(1975)New Agenda1975

On the Mountain is a jazz album by drummer Elvin Jones with keyboardist Jan Hammer and bassist Gene Perla recorded in 1975 and originally released on Perla's PM label.[1]


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

Jim Todd of Allmusic called the album "a minor, if somewhat overlooked, classic from the tail-end of the early '70s to the mid-70s' run of great jazz fusion releases".[2]

Track listing[edit]

  1. "Thorn of a White Rose" (Jan Hammer) - 5:07
  2. "Namuh" (Gene Perla) - 7:47
  3. "On the Mountain" (Perla) - 4:37
  4. "Smoke in the Sun" (Hammer) - 4:00
  5. "London Air" (Hammer) - 5:29
  6. "Destiny" (Perla) - 7:28



  1. ^ "Elvin Jones discography". Retrieved April 26, 2012. 
  2. ^ a b Todd, J. "Allmusic Review". Retrieved April 26, 2012.