Horace-Scope

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Horace-Scope
Horace-Scope.jpg
Studio album by Horace Silver
Released November 1960[1]
Recorded July 8–9, 1960
Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs
Genre Jazz
Length 39:13
Label Blue Note
BST 84042
Producer Alfred Lion
Horace Silver chronology
Blowin' the Blues Away
(1959)Blowin' the Blues Away1959
Horace-Scope
(1960)
Doin' the Thing
(1961)Doin' the Thing1961
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 4/5 stars[2]
The Penguin Guide to Jazz 3/4 stars[3]

Horace-Scope is an album by jazz pianist Horace Silver released on the Blue Note label in 1960 featuring performances by Silver with Blue Mitchell, Junior Cook, Gene Taylor, and Roy Brooks.[4]

Steve Huey, reviewing for Allmusic, described the album as "full of soulful grooves and well-honed group interplay" and ultimately an "eminently satisfying effort".[5]

Track listing[edit]

All compositions by Horace Silver except as indicated
  1. "Strollin'" - 4:59
  2. "Where You At?" - 5:37
  3. "Without You" (Don Newey) - 4:50
  4. "Horace-Scope" - 4:43
  5. "Yeah!" - 6:28
  6. "Me and My Baby" - 5:58
  7. "Nica's Dream" - 6:48
Recorded July 8 (tracks 1-3) & July 9 (tracks 4-7), 1960.

Personnel[edit]

Production[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Schwann Record Guide, 1966
  2. ^ Allmusic Review
  3. ^ Cook, Richard; Morton, Brian (2008). The Penguin Guide to Jazz Recordings (9th ed.). Penguin. p. 1299. ISBN 978-0-141-03401-0. 
  4. ^ Horace Silver discography accessed 17 November 2009.
  5. ^ Huey, S. Allmusic Review accessed 17 November 2009.