In Orbit (Clark Terry album)

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In Orbit
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Studio album by
Length47:51 (Reissue)
ProducerOrrin Keepnews
Clark Terry chronology
Duke with a Difference
In Orbit
Top and Bottom Brass
Professional ratings
Review scores
Allmusic4.5/5 stars[1]

In Orbit is an album by jazz trumpeter Clark Terry, also featuring Thelonious Monk, which was recorded in New York on May 7 & 12, 1958.

It was Monk's only Riverside appearance as sideman, the first of Terry's recordings on flugelhorn, and the first Riverside date with bassist Sam Jones.[2]

Monk introduced Riverside to some its most important artists, including Johnny Griffin, Wilbur Ware, Sonny Rollins, and Terry.[3]

It features one Monk composition, "Let's Cool One"[4]

Track listing[edit]

  1. "In Orbit" (Terry)
  2. "One Foot in the Gutter (Terry)
  3. "Trust in Me" (Weber, Schwartz, Ager)
  4. "Let's Cool One" (Monk)
  5. "Pea-Eye" (Terry)
  6. "Argentia" (Terry)
  7. "Moonlight Fiesta" (Mills, Tizol)
  8. "Buck's Business" (Terry)
  9. "Very Near Blue" (Cassey)
  10. "Flugelin' the Blues" (Terry), additional track not on original LP release.



  1. ^ Allmusic review
  2. ^ Liner notes to OJC Reissue
  3. ^ Liner notes to OJC Reissue
  4. ^ Allmusic review