Green Chimneys

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Green Chimneys
Green Chimneys.jpg
Studio album by
Released1984
RecordedJuly 9, 1983 and December 31, 1987
StudioStudio 44, Monster, Netherlands and Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ
GenreJazz
Length67:51
LabelCriss Cross Jazz
Criss 1008
ProducerGery Teekens
Kenny Barron chronology
Flight Path
(1983)
Green Chimneys
(1984)
1+1+1
(1984)

Green Chimneys is an album by pianist Kenny Barron which was recorded in Holland in 1983 and first released on the Dutch Criss Cross Jazz label.[1][2][3] The 1988 CD reissue included six bonus tracks.[4][5]

Reception[edit]

Professional ratings
Review scores
SourceRating
Allmusic4/5 stars[6]

In his review on Allmusic, Scott Yanow stated "In the 1980s, Kenny Barron was recognized as one of jazz's top pianists, a modern mainstream master who two decades later is still in prime form"[6]

Track listing[edit]

  1. "Softly, as in a Morning Sunrise" (Sigmund Romberg, Oscar Hammerstein II) – 4:38
  2. "Don't Explain" (Arthur Herzog Jr., Billie Holiday) – 5:46
  3. "There Is No Greater Love" (Isham Jones, Marty Symes) – 11:42
  4. "Skylark" (Hoagy Carmichael, Johnny Mercer) – 7:26 Bonus track on CD reissue
  5. "Green Chimneys" (Thelonious Monk) – 6:48
  6. "Straight, No Chaser" (Monk) – 6:10
  7. "Time Was" (Harry Akst) – 8:50 Bonus track on CD reissue
  8. "When Lights Are Low" (Benny Carter, Spencer Williams) – 6:25 Bonus track on CD reissue
  9. "Morning Blues" (Kenny Barron) – 4:50 Bonus track on CD reissue
  10. "Time Was" [take 2] (Akst) – 5:16 Bonus track on CD reissue
  • Recorded at Studio 44, Monster, Netherlands on July 9, 1983 (tracks 1–3, 5–7 & 10) and at Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ on December 31, 1987 (tracks 4, 8 & 9)

Personnel[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Criss Cross Jazz: album entry accessed January 9, 2017
  2. ^ Kenny Barron Catalog accessed January 9, 2017
  3. ^ Kenny Barron: recordings accessed January 9, 2017
  4. ^ Enciclopedia del Jazz: Kenny Barron accessed January 9, 2017
  5. ^ Fitzgerald, M. Kenny Barron Discography, accessed January 20, 2019
  6. ^ a b Yanow, Scott. Kenny Barron – Green Chimneys: Review at AllMusic. Retrieved January 9, 2017.