In the Land of the Giants

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In the Land of the Giants
In the Land of the Giants.jpg
Studio album by Eric Kloss
Released 1969
Recorded January 2, 1969
New York City
Genre Jazz
Label Prestige
PR 7627
Producer Don Schlitten
Eric Kloss chronology
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(1968)Sky Shadows1968
In the Land of the Giants
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(1969)To Hear Is to See!1969

In the Land of the Giants is an album by saxophonist Eric Kloss which was recorded in 1968 and released on the Prestige label.[1][2]


Professional ratings
Review scores
Allmusic4/5 stars[3]
The Rolling Stone Jazz Record Guide5/5 stars[4]

Allmusic awarded the album 4 stars stating: "A superior post-bop altoist, the blind Kloss showed that he was able to hold his own with musicians much better-known than himself".[3]

Track listing[edit]

All compositions by Eric Kloss except as indicated

  1. "Summertime" (George Gershwin, Ira Gershwin, DuBose Heyward) - 7:31
  2. "So What" (Miles Davis) - 11:01
  3. "Sock It to Me Socrates" - 5:14
  4. "When Two Lovers Touch" - 5:14
  5. "Things Ain't What They Used to Be" (Mercer Ellington, Ted Persons) - 5:33



  1. ^ Prestige Records discography accessed April 8, 2013
  2. ^ Eric Kloss discography accessed May 26, 2015
  3. ^ a b Yanow, S. Allmusic listing accessed April 8, 2013
  4. ^ Swenson, J., ed. (1985). The Rolling Stone Jazz Record Guide. USA: Random House/Rolling Stone. p. 120. ISBN 0-394-72643-X.