Headin' South (album)

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Headin' South
Headin' South (album).jpg
Studio album by Horace Parlan
Released 1961
Recorded December 6, 1960
Studio Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ
Genre Jazz
Length 41:38
Label Blue Note
BST 84062
Producer Alfred Lion
Horace Parlan chronology
Speakin' My Piece
(1960)Speakin' My Piece1960
Headin' South
On the Spur of the Moment
(1961)On the Spur of the Moment1961

Headin' South is an album by American jazz pianist Horace Parlan featuring performances recorded in 1960 and released on the Blue Note label.[1]


The Allmusic review by Stephen Thomas Erlewine awarded the album 4 stars and stated "On the surface, Headin' South is another set of bluesy soul-jazz, but it actually finds the Horace Parlan trio stretching out a little... another understated but solid effort".[2]

Professional ratings
Review scores
Allmusic4/5 stars[2]

Track listing[edit]

All compositions by Horace Parlan except as indicated
  1. "Headin' South" - 4:29
  2. "The Song Is Ended" (Irving Berlin) - 5:55
  3. "Summertime" (George Gershwin, DuBose Heyward) - 5:59
  4. "Low Down" - 5:30
  5. "Congalegre" (Ray Barretto) - 4:24
  6. "Prelude to a Kiss" (Duke Ellington, Irving Gordon, Irving Mills) - 5:28
  7. "Jim Loves Sue" (Ahmad Jamal) - 4:32
  8. "My Mother's Eyes" (Abel Baer, L. Wolfe Gilbert) - 5:21



  1. ^ Blue Note discography accessed September 22, 2010
  2. ^ a b Erlewine, S. T.Allmusic Review accessed September 22, 2010