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
(1973)
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]

Reception[edit]

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.

Personnel[edit]

References[edit]

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

See also[edit]