Guitar Interludes

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Guitar Interludes
Guitar Interludes.jpg
Studio album by Joe Pass
Released 1969
Recorded August 20,1969 at Amigo Studios, Los Angeles, CA
Genre Jazz, Bop
Label Discovery
Producer Albert Marx
Joe Pass chronology
Simplicity
(1967)
Guitar Interludes
(1969)
Intercontinental
(1970)

Guitar Interludes is an album by American jazz guitarist Joe Pass, released in 1969. The first six tracks were the first solo recordings of Pass.

Reception[edit]

Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 1.5/5 stars [1]
The Rolling Stone Jazz Record Guide 2/5 stars[2]

Writing for Allmusic, music critic Scott Yanow wrote of the album "This odd LP certainly stands out in his discography. The five brief "Interludes," along with "Joey's Blues," feature Pass playing unaccompanied for some of the first times on record, but with the exception of the "Blues," the music is quiet and uneventful. The remaining seven selections are quite a contrast, for they feature Pass and a funky rhythm section essentially accompanying seven singers on a variety of very dated pop songs; for his part, Pass sounds quite uncomfortable."[1]

Track listing[edit]

All tracks composed by Joe Pass; except where indicated

  1. "Interlude #1 (Song For Alison)"
  2. "Interlude #2 (For Bobbye)"
  3. "Interlude #3 (Levanto Seventy)"
  4. "Interlude #4 (Vesper Dreams)"
  5. "Interlude #5 (Shasti)"
  6. "Joey's Blues"
  7. "The Maid With The Flaxen Hair" (Claude Debussy)
  8. "A Time For Us" (Edwin Snyder, Larry Kusik, Nino Rota)
  9. "Peter Peter" (Irwin Rosman)
  10. "Go Back To Her" (Allen Rosman, Irwin Rosman)
  11. "Don't Walk Away" (Irwin Rosman)
  12. "Long Ago Yesterday" (Irwin Rosman)
  13. "Blue Carousel" (Irwin Rosman)

Personnel[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Yanow, Scott. "Guitar Interludes > Review". Allmusic. Retrieved June 8, 2015. 
  2. ^ Swenson, J. (Editor) (1985). The Rolling Stone Jazz Record Guide. USA: Random House/Rolling Stone. p. 158. ISBN 0-394-72643-X. 

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