In My Prime Vol. 1

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In My Prime Vol. 1
In My Prime Vol 1.jpg
Studio album by
Released1978
RecordedDecember 29, 1977
CI Recording Studios, New York City
GenreJazz
LabelTimeless
SJP 114
ProducerWim Wigt
Art Blakey and the Jazz Messengers chronology
Gypsy Folk Tales
(1977)
In My Prime Vol. 1
(1978)
In My Prime Vol. 2
(1977)

In My Prime Vol. 1 is an album by drummer Art Blakey and the Jazz Messengers recorded in 1977 and released on the Dutch Timeless label.[1][2]

Reception[edit]

Professional ratings
Review scores
SourceRating
Allmusic3/5 stars[3]
The Rolling Stone Jazz Record Guide3/5 stars[4]

Allmusic awarded the album 3 stars stating that "Despite the changes in musical fashions, Art Blakey and his hard-bop institution were still turning out new material and solos in the late '70s that sound fresh and alive today".[3]

Track listing[edit]

  1. "Jody" (Walter Davis, Jr.) - 10:21
  2. "1978" (James Williams) - 7:27
  3. "To See Her Face" (Robert Watson) - 6:24
  4. "Kamal" (Dennis Irwin) - 14:40

Personnel[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Art Blakey discography accessed June 18, 2013
  2. ^ Art Blakey chronology accessed June 18, 2013
  3. ^ a b Yanow, S. Allmusic Review, accessed June 18, 2013
  4. ^ Swenson, J., ed. (1985). The Rolling Stone Jazz Record Guide. USA: Random House/Rolling Stone. p. 26. ISBN 0-394-72643-X.