Graffiti Blues

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Graffiti Blues
Graffiti Blues.jpg
Studio album by Blue Mitchell
Released 1973
Recorded March 1, 1973
Genre Jazz
Length 41:21
Label Mainstream
Producer Bob Shad
Blue Mitchell chronology
The Last Tango = Blues
(1973)The Last Tango = Blues1973
Graffiti Blues
Many Shades of Blue
(1974)Many Shades of Blue1974

Graffiti Blues is an album by American trumpeter Blue Mitchell recorded in 1973 and released on the Mainstream label.[1]


The Allmusic review by Scott Yanow awarded the album 3 stars stating "Although not up to the same level as Blue Mitchell's earlier Blue Note dates, this accessible set does a good job of balancing worthwhile solos with catchy rhythms and has dated surprisingly well".[2]

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

Track listing[edit]

  1. "Graffiti Blues" (Blue Mitchell) - 7:16
  2. "Yeah Ya Right" (Herman Riley) - 5:29
  3. "Express" (Blue Mitchell) - 5:06
  4. "Asso-Kam" (Joe Sample) - 7:24
  5. "Dorado" (Joe Sample) - 8:59
  6. "Alone Again (Naturally)" (Gilbert O'Sullivan) - 3:24 Bonus track on CD reissue
  7. "Where It's At" (David Matthews) - 3:31 Bonus track on CD reissue
  8. "Funky Walk" (David Matthews) - 4:33 Bonus track on CD reissue
  9. "Blue Funk" (David Matthews) - 4:38 Bonus track on CD reissue
  • Recorded at the Record Plant in Los Angeles, California on March 1, 1973.



  1. ^ Blue Mitchell discography accessed June 15, 2010
  2. ^ a b Yanow, S. Allmusic Review accessed June 15, 2010

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