Introducing Eric Kloss

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Introducing Eric Kloss
Introducing Eric Kloss.jpg
Studio album by Eric Kloss with Don Patterson
Released 1965
Recorded September 1, 1965
Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, New Jersey
Genre Jazz
Label Prestige
PR 7442
Producer Cal Lampley
Eric Kloss chronology
Introducing Eric Kloss
Love and All That Jazz

Introducing Eric Kloss is the debut album by saxophonist Eric Kloss which was recorded in 1965 and released on the Prestige label.[1]


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

Allmusic awarded the album 3 stars stating "And what an introduction. The 16-year-old Eric Kloss joins forces with organist Don Patterson in what is a top-flight date for both of them... Kloss combined with the others in this quartet to produce a hard bop, organ jazz session that stands with the best".[2]

Track listing[edit]

All compositions by Eric Kloss except as indicated

  1. "Close Your Eyes" (Bernice Petkere) - 6:45
  2. "Old Folks" (Dedette Lee Hill, Willard Robison) - 5:45
  3. "'S 'Bout Time" (Don Patterson) - 8:05
  4. "That's the Way It Is" - 5:29
  5. "All Blues" (Miles Davis) - 5:37
  6. "Embraceable You" (George Gershwin, Ira Gershwin) - 4:30
  • Recorded at Van Gelder Studio in Englewood Cliffs, New Jersey on September 1, 1965



  1. ^ Prestige Records discography accessed April 5, 2013
  2. ^ a b Todd, J. Allmusic listing accessed April 5, 2013
  3. ^ Swenson, J. (Editor) (1985). The Rolling Stone Jazz Record Guide. USA: Random House/Rolling Stone. p. 120. ISBN 0-394-72643-X.