Firefly (Emily Remler album)

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Firefly
Studio album by Emily Remler
Released April 1981
Recorded April 1981
Genre Jazz, Bebop, Hard bop
Length 39:39
Label Concord
Emily Remler chronology
Firefly
1981
Take Two
1982
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 3/5 stars[1]

Firefly was jazz musician Emily Remler's debut album with Concord Records. Firefly was recorded in San Francisco, CA during April 1981. Released at age 24, this was her first album as a leader. She was joined by pianist Hank Jones, bassist Bob Maize, and drummer Jake Hanna.

A review by Allmusic called it an example of bop bordering on hard bop sound. For the 1980s it would not be considered very "groundbreaking", but the album sounded like it could have come out of the height of the bop era in the 1960s.[2]

Track Listing[edit]

No. Title Writer(s) Length
1. "Strollin'" Horace Silver 5:29
2. "Look To The Sky" Antonio Carlos Jobim 5:23
3. "Perk's Blues" Emily Remler 4:06
4. "Firefly" Remler 4:05
5. "Movin' Along" Wes Montgomery 5:30
6. "Taste of Honey" Ric Marlow, Bobby Scott 2:09
7. "Inception" McCoy Tyner 5:09
8. "In A Sentimental Mood" Duke Ellington, Manny Kurtz, Irving Mills 7:48
Total length: 39:39

Personnel[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Allmusic Review
  2. ^ Henderson, Alex. "Firefly – Emily Remler". Allmusic. Retrieved 1 July 2011.