Home Grown (Geri Allen album)

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Home Grown
Home Grown (Geri Allen album).jpg
Studio album by
Released1985
RecordedJanuary 1985
Tonstudio Bauer, Ludwigsburg, West Germany,
GenreJazz
LabelMinor Music MM 004
ProducerStephan Meyner
Geri Allen chronology
The Printmakers
(1984)
Home Grown
(1985)
Open on All Sides in the Middle
(1986)

Home Grown is an album by pianist Geri Allen recorded in West Germany in early 1985 and released on the German Minor Music label.[1]

Reception[edit]

Professional ratings
Review scores
SourceRating
Allmusic3/5 stars[2]

Allmusic awarded the album 3 stars calling it "A fine early set".[2]

Track listing[edit]

All compositions by Geri Allen except as indicated

  1. "Mama's Babies" - 5:31
  2. "Bemsha Swing" (Denzil Best, Thelonious Monk) - 2:50
  3. "No More Mr. Nice Guy" - 8:31
  4. "First Black Man ... M.O.P.E." - 3:59
  5. "'Round Midnight" (Monk) - 6:09
  6. "Blue" - 3:17
  7. "Alone Together" - 7:34
  8. "Home Grown" - 5:23

Personnel[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Geri Allen catalog, accessed July 3, 2014
  2. ^ a b Yanow, S., Allmusic Review accessed July 3, 2014