Flight to Jordan

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Flight to Jordan
Flight to Jordan.jpg
Studio album by Duke Jordan
Released 1960
Recorded August 4, 1960
Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ
Genre Jazz
Length 48:01
Label Blue Note
BLP 4046
Producer Alfred Lion
Duke Jordan chronology
Duke Jordan Trio and Quintet
(1955)
Flight to Jordan
(1960)
Les Liaisons Dangereuses
(1962)

Flight to Jordan is an album by American pianist Duke Jordan recorded in 1960 and released on the Blue Note label.[1][2]

Reception[edit]

Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 5/5 stars[3]

The Allmusic review by Scott Yanow awarded the album 5 stars and stated "the music has plenty of strong melodies and variety. This is one of Duke Jordan's better recordings and is quite enjoyable".[3]

Track listing[edit]

All compositions by Duke Jordan except as indicated
  1. "Flight to Jordan" - 5:32
  2. "Star Brite" - 7:49
  3. "Squawkin'" - 5:00
  4. "Deacon Joe" - 8:43
  5. "Split Quick" - 5:11
  6. "Si-Joya" - 6:46
  7. "Diamond Stud" - 5:04 Bonus track on CD reissue
  8. "I Should Care" (Sammy Cahn, Axel Stordahl, Paul Weston) - 3:49 Bonus track on CD reissue
  • Recorded at Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, New Jersey on August 4, 1960.

Personnel[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Blue Note Records discography accessed November 1, 2010
  2. ^ Duke Jordan catalog, accessed July 18, 2014
  3. ^ a b Yanow, S. Allmusic Review accessed November 1, 2010