In the Pocket (Stanley Turrentine album)

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In the Pocket
In the Pocket (Stanley Turrentine album).jpg
Studio album by Stanley Turrentine
Released 1975
Recorded January 1975
Genre Jazz
Label Fantasy
Producer Billy Page, Gene Page, Stanley Turrentine
Stanley Turrentine chronology
Pieces of Dreams
(1974)Pieces of Dreams1974
In the Pocket
Have You Ever Seen the Rain
(1975)Have You Ever Seen the Rain1975

In the Pocket is an album by jazz saxophonist Stanley Turrentine, his second recorded for the Fantasy label after associations with Blue Note Records and CTI, featuring performances by Turrentine with an orchestra arranged and conducted by Gene Page.[1] The album has yet to be rereleased on CD.


The Allmusic review by Michael Erlewine awarded the album 1 star.[2]

Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 1/5 stars[2]
The Rolling Stone Jazz Record Guide 3/5 stars[3]

Track listing[edit]

  1. "Have It Your Way, Sandy" - 5:00
  2. "You Are The Melody Of My Life" - 3:42
  3. "Over To Where You Are" - 4:32
  4. "Naked As The Day I Was Born" - 4:14
  5. "In The Pocket" - 3:34
  6. "Spaced" - 5:30
  7. "You're My Baby" - 4:52
  8. "Black Lassie" - 5:24
  9. "Loving You Is Sweeter Than Ever" - 4:16
  • Recorded in Los Angeles, CA, January, 1975.



  1. ^ Stanley Turrentine discography accessed January 18, 2010.
  2. ^ a b Erlewine, M. Allmusic Review accessed January 18, 2010.
  3. ^ Swenson, J. (Editor) (1985). The Rolling Stone Jazz Record Guide. USA: Random House/Rolling Stone. p. 194. ISBN 0-394-72643-X.