Green Street (album)

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Green Street
Green Street (album).jpg
Studio album by
ReleasedOctober 1961[1]
RecordedApril 1, 1961
StudioVan Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ
GenreJazz, post-bop
Length39:19
LabelBlue Note
BST 84071
ProducerAlfred Lion
Grant Green chronology
Grant's First Stand
(1961)
Green Street
(1961)
Sunday Mornin'
(1961)

Green Street is an album by American jazz guitarist Grant Green featuring performances recorded and released on the Blue Note label in 1961.[2] The CD reissue features two alternate takes from the same session as bonus tracks.

Reception[edit]

Professional ratings
Review scores
SourceRating
Allmusic4/5 stars[3]
Encyclopedia of Popular Music4/5 stars[4]
The Penguin Guide to Jazz Recordings3/4 stars[5]

The Allmusic review by Michael G. Nastos awarded the album 4 stars and stated "Green Street stands as one of Grant Green's best recordings of many he produced in the ten prolific years he was with the Blue Note label".[3]

Track listing[edit]

All compositions by Grant Green except as indicated

  1. "No. 1 Green Street" – 7:20
  2. "'Round About Midnight" (Thelonious Monk) – 7:04
  3. "Grant's Dimensions" – 7:56
  4. "Green with Envy" – 9:46
  5. "Alone Together" (Howard Dietz, Arthur Schwartz) – 7:13

Bonus tracks on CD reissue:

  1. "Green with Envy" [Alternate take] – 7:55
  2. "Alone Together" [Alternate take] – 6:56

Personnel[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Billboard Oct 16, 1961
  2. ^ Grant Green discography accessed September 14, 2010
  3. ^ a b Nastos, M. G. Allmusic Review accessed September 14, 2010
  4. ^ Larkin, Colin (2007). Encyclopedia of Popular Music (4th ed.). Oxford University Press. ISBN 978-0195313734.
  5. ^ Cook, Richard; Morton, Brian (2008). The Penguin Guide to Jazz Recordings (9th ed.). Penguin. p. 598. ISBN 978-0-141-03401-0.