From the Plantation to the Penitentiary

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From the Plantation to the Penitentiary
Wynton Marsalis From the Plantation To The Penitentiary.jpg
Studio album by Wynton Marsalis
Released March 6, 2007 (2007-03-06)
Recorded June 28 – 29, 2006
Genre Jazz
Length 58:26
Label Blue Note
Producer Delfeayo Marsalis
Wynton Marsalis chronology
Don't Be Afraid: The Music of Charles Mingus
(2005)Don't Be Afraid: The Music of Charles Mingus2005
From the Plantation to the Penitentiary
(2007)
The War: A Ken Burns Film
(2007)The War: A Ken Burns Film2007

From the Plantation to the Penitentiary is an album by jazz trumpeter Wynton Marsalis that was released in 2007. It reached No. 2 on Billboard 's Top Jazz chart.

Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
AllMusic 3.5/5 stars link
BBC (Favorable) March 13, 2007
ARTISTdirect 4.5/5 starslink
Audiophile Audition 4/4 stars link
Entertainment Weekly A 03/30/07

Track listing[edit]

All tracks written by Wynton Marsalis.

No. Title Length
1. "From the Plantation to the Penitentiary" 11:48
2. "Find Me" 9:34
3. "Doin' (Y)our Thing" 8:37
4. "Love and Broken Hearts" 7:40
5. "Supercapitalism" 6:55
6. "These Are Those Soulful Days" 8:04
7. "Where Y'all At?" 5:48

Personnel[edit]

  • Wynton Marsalis – trumpet
  • Walter Blanding – tenor and soprano saxophone
  • Dan Nimmer – piano
  • Carlos Henriquez – bass
  • Ali Jackson – drums
  • Jennifer Sanon – vocals

Charts[edit]

  • 2007 Billboard Top Jazz Albums # 2 [1]

Further reading[edit]

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