Holiday for Strings (album)

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Holiday for Strings
Holiday for Strings (Paul Motian album).jpg
Studio album by Paul Motian and the Electric Bebop Band
Released 2002
Recorded November 10–12, 2001
Genre Jazz
Length 43:03
Label Winter & Winter
Producer Stefan Winter
Paul Motian chronology
Europe
(1999)Europe1999
Holiday for Strings
(2001)
I Have the Room Above Her
(2004)I Have the Room Above Her2004

Holiday for Strings is an album by Paul Motian and the Electric Bebop Band released on the German Winter & Winter label in 2002.[1] The album is the group's sixth release.

Reception[edit]

The Allmusic review by Glenn Astarita awarded the album 4 stars stating "the sextet provides its indelible touch of class to a series of generally moving works -- regardless of intensity... Passionately recommended".[2]

Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 4/5 stars[2]

Track listing[edit]

All compositions by Paul Motian except as indicated
  1. "Arabesque" - 3:35
  2. "5 Miles to Wrentham" - 4:06
  3. "Morpion" - 5:05
  4. "Luteous Pangolin" (Ben Monder) - 4:31
  5. "Look to the Black Wall" - 3:36
  6. "Holiday for Strings" (David Rose, Sam Gallop) - 5:31
  7. "Endgame" - 3:44
  8. "It Never Entered My Mind" (Lorenz Hart, Richard Rodgers) - 6:15
  9. "Roundup" (Steve Cardenas) - 3:30
  10. "Oh, What a Beautiful Mornin'" (Oscar Hammerstein II, Richard Rodgers) - 3:04

Personnel[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Winter & Winter catalogue accessed August 10, 2011
  2. ^ a b Astarita, G. Allmusic Review accessed August 10, 2011