Give It Up (Jimmy Lyons album)

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Give It Up
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Studio album by Jimmy Lyons Quintet
Released 1985
Recorded March 6 & 7, 1985
Genre Jazz
Length 44:10
Label Black Saint
Producer Giovanni Bonandrini
Jimmy Lyons chronology
Wee Sneezawee
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Give It Up

Give It Up is an album by American jazz saxophonist Jimmy Lyons recorded in 1985 for the Italian Black Saint label.[1]


The Allmusic review by Scott Yanow awarded the album 4 stars stating "the ensemble work is frequently exciting; and the front line boasts three distinctive and rather different (but complementary) solo voices. Highly recommended".[2]

Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 4/5 stars[2]

Track listing[edit]

All compositions by Jimmy Lyons
  1. "Give It Up" - 10:10
  2. "Methods" - 11:13
  3. "Never" - 19:16
  4. "Ballada" - 3:31
  • Recorded at Barigozzi Studio in Milano, Italy on March 6 & 7, 1985



  1. ^ Black Saint Records discography accessed July 15, 2011
  2. ^ a b Yanow, S. Allmusic Review accessed July 15, 2011