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Studio album by The Booker Ervin Sextet
Released 1967
Recorded September 9, 1966
Impact Studios, New York City
Genre Jazz
Length 46:17 CD reissue
Label Prestige
PRLP 7499
Producer Don Schlitten
Booker Ervin chronology
Setting the Pace
(1965)Setting the Pace1965
Structurally Sound
(1966)Structurally Sound1966

Heavy!!! is an album by American jazz saxophonist Booker Ervin featuring performances recorded in 1966 for the Prestige label.[1]


The Allmusic review by Scott Yanow awarded the album 4 stars and stated "The set matches Ervin with a remarkable rhythm section... The music is quite moody, soulful, and explorative yet not forbidding".[2]

Professional ratings
Review scores
Allmusic4/5 stars[2]
The Rolling Stone Jazz Record Guide4/5 stars[3]

Track listing[edit]

  1. "Bächafillen" (Garnett Brown) - 8:15
  2. "You Don't Know What Love Is (Don Raye, Gene de Paul) - 8:43
  3. "Aluminum Baby" (Jaki Byard) - 5:00
  4. "Not Quite That" (Brown) - 7:54
  5. "Bei Mir Bist du Schoen" (Sholom Secunda, Jacob Jacobs, Sammy Cahn, Saul Chaplin) - 12:28
  6. "Ode to Charlie Parker" (Byard) - 3:57 Bonus track on CD reissue



  1. ^ Booker Ervin discography accessed February 1, 2011
  2. ^ a b Yanow, S. Allmusic Review accessed February 1, 2011
  3. ^ Swenson, J., ed. (1985). The Rolling Stone Jazz Record Guide. USA: Random House/Rolling Stone. p. 72. ISBN 0-394-72643-X.