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Studio album by Booker Ervin
Released 1963
Recorded June 19, 1963
Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs
Genre Jazz
Length 36:51 1963 LP
41:58 1970 LP/CD reissue
Label Prestige
PRLP 7293 (1963)
PRLP 7844 (1970)
Producer Don Schlitten
Booker Ervin chronology
That's It!
(1961)That's It!1961
Alternative cover
1970 LP reissue (PRLP 7844)
1970 LP reissue (PRLP 7844)

Exultation! is an album by American jazz saxophonist Booker Ervin featuring performances recorded in 1963 for the Prestige label.[1] It was first released in 1963, then reissued by Prestige itself in 1970 with two alternate takes as bonus tracks.


The Allmusic review by Scott Yanow awarded the album 4 stars and stated "Ervin and Strozier made a mutually inspiring team; pity that this was their only recording together".[2]

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

Track listing[edit]

All compositions by Booker Ervin except as indicated
  1. "Mooche Mooche" - 7:18
  2. "Black and Blue" (Harry Brooks, Andy Razaf, Fats Waller) - 6:19
  3. "Tune In" - 8:32
  4. "Just in Time" [Short Take] (Betty Comden, Adolph Green, Jule Styne) - 2:29 Bonus track on CD reissue
  5. "Just in Time" [Long Take] (Comden, Green, Styne) - 4:55
  6. "No Land's Man" [Short Take] (Booker Ervin, Walter Perkins) - 2:38 Bonus track on CD reissue
  7. "No Land's Man" [Long Take] (Ervin, Perkins) - 5:39
  8. "Mour" (Perkins) - 4:08



  1. ^ Booker Ervin discography accessed February 4, 2011
  2. ^ a b Yanow, S. Allmusic Review accessed February 4, 2011
  3. ^ Swenson, J. (Editor) (1985). The Rolling Stone Jazz Record Guide. USA: Random House/Rolling Stone. p. 72. ISBN 0-394-72643-X.