Hi Fi Party

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Hi Fi Party
Hi Fi Party.jpg
Studio album by James Moody
Released 1956
Recorded August 23 & 24, 1955
Van Gelder Studio, Hackensack, New Jersey
Genre Jazz
Length 46:49
Label Prestige
PRLP 7011
Producer Bob Weinstock
James Moody chronology
James Moody's Moods
(1955)James Moody's Moods1955
Hi Fi Party
Wail, Moody, Wail
(1955)Wail, Moody, Wail1955

Hi Fi Party is an album by saxophonist James Moody recorded in 1955 and released on the Prestige label.[1] The CD reissue added a bonus track which originally appeared on James Moody's Moods.


Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 4.5/5 stars[2]

Scott Yanow of Allmusic reviewed the album stating "For a period in the mid-'50s, tenor saxophonist James Moody (who doubled on alto) was able to keep together a swinging septet that played bop in a fairly accessible way".[2]

Track listing[edit]

  1. "There Will Never Be Another You" (Mack Gordon, Harry Warren) - 3:49
  2. "Hard to Get" (Jack Segal) - 4:03
  3. "Disappointed" (Eddie Jefferson) - 6:19
  4. "Big Ben" (Benny Golson) - 4:16
  5. "Show Eyes" (John Adriano Acea) - 4:22
  6. "Little John" (John Latham) - 4:20
  7. "And You Called My Name" (Golson) - 4:10
  8. "Little Ricky" (Acea) - 3:54
  9. "Jammin' with James" (Dave Burns, James Moody) - 11:36 Bonus track on CD reissue




  1. ^ Prestige Records discography accessed February 1, 2013
  2. ^ a b Yanow, S. Allmusic Review, February 1, 2013