Gigi Gryce (album)

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Gigi Gryce
Gigi Gryce (album).jpg
Studio album by Gigi Gryce
Released 1958
Recorded June 1958
New York City
Genre Jazz
Label MetroJazz
E 1006
Gigi Gryce chronology
Modern Jazz Perspective
(1957)Modern Jazz Perspective1957
Gigi Gryce
(1958)
Saying Somethin'!
(1960)Saying Somethin'!1960

Gigi Gryce is an eponymous album by American jazz saxophonist Gigi Gryce featuring tracks recorded in 1958 and released on the MetroJazz label.[1]

Reception[edit]

Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 3/5 stars[2]

Allmusic awarded the album 3 stars stating "A fine mainstream date, but probably long gone".[2]

Track listing[edit]

  1. "In a Sentimental Mood" (Duke Ellington, Irving Mills, Manny Kurtz) - 3:35
  2. "Blues March" (Benny Golson) - 3:03
  3. "Sea Breeze" (Larry Douglas, Fred Norman, Romare Bearden) - 2:30
  4. "Bangoon" (Hank Jones) - 2:43
  5. "It Don't Mean a Thing" (Ellington, Mills) - 3:16
  6. "Cold Breeze" (Wade Legge) - 2:36
  7. "Rich and Creamy" (Jack Lazare) - 3:29
  8. "My Ideal" (Richard Whiting, Newell Chase, Leo Robin) - 2:48
  9. "Baba's Blues" (Gigi Gryce) - 2:59
  10. "Little Susan" (Randy Weston) - 2:29
  11. "Lullaby for Milkman" (Lazare) - 2:30
  12. "Somewhere" (Ray Copeland) - 2:36

Personnel[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Cohen, N., Gigi Gryce discography, accessed July 25, 2014
  2. ^ a b Wynn, R., Allmusic Review accessed July 25, 2014