Genesis (Charles Sullivan album)

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Studio album by Charles Sullivan
Released 1974
Recorded June 20 & 21 and July 24, 1974 at Sound Ideas, N.Y.C and Minot Studio, White Plains, N.Y.
Genre Jazz
Label Strata-East
SES 7413
Producer Charles Sullivan
Charles Sullivan chronology

Genesis is the debut album by American trumpeter Charles Sullivan recorded in 1974 and released on the Strata-East label.[1]


The Allmusic review by Michael G. Nastos awarded the album 5 stating "it's well deserving of this accolade as one of the very best post-bop efforts of its decade".[2] The Rolling Stone Jazz Record Guide said "Every track is a winner with Charles Sullivan proving himself an outstanding composer and small-group arranger".[3]

Professional ratings
Review scores
Allmusic5/5 stars[2]
The Rolling Stone Jazz Record Guide4/5 stars[3]

Track listing[edit]

All compositions by Charles Sullivan

  1. "Evening Song" - 8:22
  2. "Good-Bye Sweet John (In Memory of John Foster: Pianist)" - 5:50
  3. "Field Holler" - 3:51
  4. "Now I'll Sleep" - 4:32
  5. "Genesis" - 17:27



  1. ^ Fitzgerad, M., Charles Sullivan discography accessed January 20, 2015
  2. ^ a b Nastos, M. G., Allmusic Review accessed January 20, 2015
  3. ^ a b Swenson, J., ed. (1985). The Rolling Stone Jazz Record Guide. USA: Random House/Rolling Stone. p. 185. ISBN 0-394-72643-X.