Happy Moods

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Happy Moods
Happy Moods.jpg
Studio album by Ahmad Jamal
Released 1960
Recorded January 20–21, 1960
Studio Ter-Mar Recording Studios, Chicago
Genre Jazz
Length 36:36
Label Argo
LPS-662
Producer Jack Tracy
Ahmad Jamal chronology
The Piano Scene of Ahmad Jamal
(1959)The Piano Scene of Ahmad Jamal1959
Happy Moods
(1960)
At the Pershing, Vol. 2
(1961)At the Pershing, Vol. 21961
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 3/5 stars[1]

Happy Moods is an album by American jazz pianist Ahmad Jamal featuring performances recorded in 1960 and released on the Argo label.[2]

Critical reception[edit]

Allmusic awarded the album 3 stars stating "Happy Moods does nothing to diminish the position of those who believe that the pianist deserves a considerably higher spot than he is usually accorded".[1]

Track listing[edit]

  1. "Little Old Lady" (Hoagy Carmichael, Stanley Adams) – 5:10
  2. "For All We Know" (J. Fred Coots, Sam M. Lewis) – 2:42
  3. "Pavanne" (Morton Gould) – 5:42
  4. "Excerpt from the Blues" (Ahmad Jamal) – 2:58
  5. "You'd Be So Easy to Love" (Cole Porter) – 3:16
  6. "Time on My Hands" (Harold Adamson, Mack Gordon, Vincent Youmans) – 1:34
  7. "Rain Check" (Billy Strayhorn) – 4:45
  8. "I'll Never Stop Loving You" (Nicholas Brodszky, Sammy Cahn) – 3:01
  9. "Speak Low" (Ogden Nash, Kurt Weill) – 4:53
  10. "Rhumba No. 2" (Jamal) – 2:35

Personnel[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Allmusic Review accessed May 22, 20121
  2. ^ Ahmad Jamal discography accessed May 22, 2012