Heavy Soul (Ike Quebec album)

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Heavy Soul
Heavy Soul (Ike Quebec album).jpg
Studio album by Ike Quebec
Released Mid March 1962[1]
Recorded November 26, 1961
Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs
Genre Soul jazz
Length 48:47
Label Blue Note
BST 84093
Producer Alfred Lion
Ike Quebec chronology
From Hackensack to Englewood Cliffs
(1959)From Hackensack to Englewood Cliffs1959
Heavy Soul
It Might as Well Be Spring
(1961)It Might as Well Be Spring1961

Heavy Soul is the debut album by American saxophonist Ike Quebec, recorded in 1961 and released on the Blue Note label.[2]


Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 4/5 stars[3]

The Allmusic review by Scott Yanow awarded the album 4 stars and stated "Thick-toned tenor Ike Quebec is in excellent form... His ballad statements are quite warm, and he swings nicely on a variety of medium-tempo material".[3]

Track listing[edit]

All compositions by Ike Quebec except as indicated

  1. "Acquitted" - 5:38
  2. "Just One More Chance" (Sam Coslow, Arthur Johnston) - 5:50
  3. "Que's Dilemma" - 4:29
  4. "Brother, Can You Spare a Dime?" (Jay Gorney, Yip Harburg) - 5:28
  5. "The Man I Love" (Gershwin, Gershwin) - 6:31
  6. "Heavy Soul" - 6:51
  7. "I Want a Little Girl" (Murray Mencher, Billy Moll) - 5:22
  8. "Nature Boy" (eden ahbez) - 2:44
  9. "Blues for Ike" (Roach) - 5:54 Bonus track on CD



  1. ^ Billboard Mar 24, 1962
  2. ^ Blue Note Records discography accessed October 29, 2010
  3. ^ a b Yanow, S. Allmusic Review accessed October 14, 2010