Hawk Eyes (album)

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Hawk Eyes
Hawk Eyes (album).jpg
Studio album by Coleman Hawkins
Released 1959
Recorded April 3, 1959
Van Gelder Studio, Hackensack, New Jersey
Genre Jazz
Length 45:10
Label Prestige
PR 7156
Producer Bob Weinstock
Coleman Hawkins chronology
Hawk Eyes
Coleman Hawkins with the Red Garland Trio
(1959)Coleman Hawkins with the Red Garland Trio1959

Hawk Eyes is an album by saxophonist Coleman Hawkins which was recorded in 1959 and released on the Prestige label.[1][2]


Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 4/5 stars[3]
The Rolling Stone Jazz Record Guide 3/5 stars[4]

Allmusic awarded the album 4 stars stating "in addition to long jams, plenty of fireworks occur during this frequently exciting session".[3]

Track listing[edit]

All compositions by Coleman Hawkins except as indicated

  1. "Hawk Eyes" - 10:19
  2. "C'mon In" - 13:17
  3. "Through for the Night" (Trummy Young) - 5:12
  4. "I Never Knew" (Gus Kahn, Ted Fio Rito) - 5:42
  5. "La Rosita" (Paul Dupont, Allan Stuart) - 6:09
  6. Stealin' the Bean"" (Osie Johnson) - 4:31



  1. ^ Prestige Records discography accessed March 14, 2013
  2. ^ Evensmo, J. The Tenor Sax of Coleman Hawkins Part 3: 1950 - 1959. Retrieved July 10, 2017
  3. ^ a b Yanow, S. Allmusic Review accessed March 14, 2013
  4. ^ Swenson, J. (Editor) (1985). The Rolling Stone Jazz Record Guide. USA: Random House/Rolling Stone. p. 98. ISBN 0-394-72643-X.