I'm Shooting High

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I'm Shooting High
I'm Shooting High.jpg
Studio album by Gildo Mahones
Released 1964
Recorded February 4, August 15 and September 3, 1963
Studio Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs
Genre Jazz
Label Prestige
PR 16004
Producer Ozzie Cadena
Gildo Mahones chronology
I'm Shooting High
The Great Gildo
Professional ratings
Review scores
AllMusic3/5 stars[1]

I'm Shooting High is an album by jazz pianist Gildo Mahones recorded for the Prestige label in 1963.[2] The album was intended to be the pianist's debut album but was shelved temporarily when the Prestige subsidiary label New Jazz ceased releases and was later issued as part of the Prestige 16000 Series.

Track listing[edit]

All compositions by Gildo Mahones except where noted.

  1. "Water Blues Fall"
  2. "Good Morning Heartache" (Irene Higginbotham, Ervin Drake, Dan Fisher)
  3. "The Sweetest Sounds" (Richard Rodgers)
  4. "Stormy Monday" (Earl Hines, Billy Eckstine, Bob Crowder)
  5. "I'm Shooting High" (Jimmy McHugh, Ted Koehler)
  6. "Bali Ha'i" (Richard Rodgers, Oscar Hammerstein II)
  7. "Tales of Brooklyn"
  8. "Hey Girl" (Gerry Goffin, Carole King)

Recorded at Van Gelder Studio in Englewood Cliffs, New Jersey on February 4, 1963 (tracks 5, 6), August 15, 1963 (tracks 7, 8) and September 3, 1963 (tracks 1-4)



  1. ^ AllMusic listing accessed May 23, 2013.
  2. ^ Prestige Records discography accessed May 23, 2013