Eximious

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Eximious
Eximious.jpg
Live album by Joe Pass and Niels-Henning Ørsted Pedersen
Released 1982
Recorded May 25 and July 8, 1982
Genre Bop, jazz
Length 47:32 (reissue)
Label Pablo
Producer Norman Granz
Joe Pass chronology
George, Ira and Joe
(1981)
Eximious
(1982)
Virtuoso No. 4
(1983)

Eximious is an album by the American jazz guitarist Joe Pass and double bass player Niels-Henning Ørsted Pedersen, released in 1982 (see 1982 in music). It was re-issued in 2000 on CD by Original Jazz Classics.

Reception[edit]

Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 4/5 stars [1]
The Rolling Stone Jazz Record Guide 3/5 stars[2]

Writing for Allmusic, music critic Scott Yanow wrote of the album "Pass swings hard throughout, is consistently inventive within the bebop tradition, and indulges in close interplay with Pedersen. Together, these musicians make the wondrous seem effortless."[1]

Track listing[edit]

  1. "A Foxy Chick and a Cool Cat" (Joe Pass) – 5:29
  2. "Robbins Nest" (Illinois Jacquet, Sir Charles Thompson) – 4:07
  3. "Lush Life" (Billy Strayhorn) – 2:47
  4. "Serenata" (Leroy Anderson, Mitchell Parish) – 3:24
  5. "Love for Sale" (Cole Porter) – 7:29
  6. "Night and Day" (Porter) – 5:34
  7. "We'll Be Together Again" (Carl Fishcer, Frankie Laine) – 5:32
  8. "Ev'rything I Love" (Porter) – 5:01
  9. "Ev'rything I've Got" (Richard Rodgers, Lorenz Hart) – 3:01
  10. "Speak Low" (Ogden Nash, Kurt Weill) – 5:08

Personnel[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Yanow, Scott. "Eximious > Review". Allmusic. Retrieved June 8, 2015. 
  2. ^ Swenson, J. (Editor) (1985). The Rolling Stone Jazz Record Guide. USA: Random House/Rolling Stone. p. 158. ISBN 0-394-72643-X.