Face to Face (Baby Face Willette album)

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Face to Face
Face to Face (Baby Face Willette album).jpg
Studio album by Baby Face Willette
Released 1961
Recorded January 30, 1961
Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs
Genre Jazz
Length 54:46
Label Blue Note
BST 84068
Producer Alfred Lion
Baby Face Willette chronology
Face to Face
Stop and Listen

Face to Face is the debut album by American jazz organist Baby Face Willette featuring performances recorded and released on the Blue Note label in 1961.[1]


Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 4/5 stars[2]

The Allmusic review by Thom Jurek awarded the album 4 stars and stated "Face to Face boasts a mighty meat and potatoes soul-jazz lineup... Highly recommended".[2]

Track listing[edit]

All compositions by Baby Face Willette except as indicated
  1. "Swingin' at Sugar Ray's" - 6:35
  2. "Goin' Down" - 7:24
  3. "Whatever Lola Wants" (Richard Adler, Jerry Ross) - 7:21
  4. "Face to Face" - 6:17
  5. "Something Strange" - 6:42
  6. "High 'N' Low" - 7:07
  7. "Face to Face" [Alternate take] - 6:52 Bonus track on CD reissue
  8. "Something Strange" [Alternate take] - 6:41 Bonus track on CD reissue



  1. ^ Blue Note Records discography accessed October 27, 2010
  2. ^ a b Jurek, T. Allmusic Review accessed September 14, 2010