Fire Eater (album)

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Fire Eater
Fire Eater (album).jpg
Studio album by Rusty Bryant
Released 1971
Recorded February 22, 1971
Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs
Genre Jazz
Length 35:08
Label Prestige
PR 10014
Producer Bob Porter
Rusty Bryant chronology
Soul Liberation
(1970)Soul Liberation1970
Fire Eater
Wild Fire
(1971)Wild Fire1971

Fire Eater is an album by jazz saxophonist Rusty Bryant recorded for the Prestige label in 1971.[1]


Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 4.5/5 stars[2]

The Allmusic site awarded the album 4½ stars calling it "a session that has Bryant stretching out his meaty tone and improvisations a bit further than usual. This is respectable soul-jazz with a lot of funk, but no fusion, employing the tenor sax-organ-guitar-drums lineup".[2]

Track listing[edit]

  1. "Fire Eater" (Rusty Bryant, Jeremy Taylor) - 9:30
  2. "Free at Last" (Bryant, Wilbert Longmire) - 8:35
  3. "The Hooker" (Leon Spencer) - 9:25
  4. "Mister S." (Spencer) - 7:38




  1. ^ Prestige Records discography accessed May 1, 2013
  2. ^ a b Unterberger, R. Allmusic listing accessed May 1, 2013.