Faces (Gábor Szabó album)

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Studio album by Gábor Szabó
Released 1977
Recorded March and April 1977
ABC Studios, Los Angeles, California
Genre Jazz
Length 37:55
Label Mercury
Producer Wayne Henderson
Gábor Szabó chronology
Belsta River

Faces is an album by Hungarian guitarist Gábor Szabó featuring performances recorded in 1977 and released on the Mercury label.[1]


The Allmusic review states "The iconoclastic guitarist's final American record suffers producer Wayne Henderson's dated disco tendencies. But by the time the needle finds side two, some genuinely beautiful performances emerge".[2]

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

Track listing[edit]

All compositions by Gábor Szabó except as indicated
  1. "The Biz" (Bobby Lyle) - 4:35
  2. "Magic Mystic Faces" - 5:19
  3. "Gloomy Day" (Wayne Henderson, Sylvia St. James) - 5:52
  4. "Desiring You" (William Jeffery) - 6:05
  5. "Misty Malarky Ying Yang" (Marlon McClain) - 6:59
  6. "Alicia" - 5:37
  7. "Estaté" (Bruno Martino) - 3:28
    • Recorded at ABC Studios in Los Angeles, California in March and April 1977



  1. ^ Payne, D. Gábor Szabó discography accessed February 23, 2012
  2. ^ a b Payne, D. Allmusic Review accessed February 23, 2012
  3. ^ Swenson, J. (Editor) (1985). The Rolling Stone Jazz Record Guide. USA: Random House/Rolling Stone. p. 186. ISBN 0-394-72643-X.