Invitation (Milt Jackson album)

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Invitation
Invitation (Milt Jackson album).jpg
Studio album by Milt Jackson Sextet
Released 1962
Recorded August 30, October 31 and November 7, 1962
Genre Jazz
Length 40:53
Label Riverside
Producer Orrin Keepnews
Milt Jackson chronology
Big Bags
(1962)Big Bags1962
Invitation
(1962)
For Someone I Love
(1963)For Someone I Love1963

Invitation is an album by vibraphonist Milt Jackson's Sextet featuring performances recorded in 1962 and released on the Riverside label.[1]

Reception[edit]

The Allmusic review by Scott Yanow awarded the album 3½ stars stating it has "enough variety to hold one's interest throughout. It's not essential but Milt Jackson fans will enjoy this music".[2]

Professional ratings
Review scores
SourceRating
Allmusic3.5/5 stars[2]

Track listing[edit]

All compositions by Milt Jackson except as indicated
  1. "Invitation" (Bronislaw Kaper, Paul Francis Webster) - 3:55
  2. "Too Close for Comfort" (Jerry Bock, Larry Holofcener, George David Weiss) - 5:15
  3. "Ruby, My Dear" [Take 6] (Thelonious Monk) - 4:27
  4. "Ruby, My Dear" [Take 5] (Monk) - 4:15 Bonus track on CD reissue
  5. "The Sealer" - 6:32
  6. "Poom-A-Loom" - 6:56
  7. "Stella by Starlight" (Ned Washington, Victor Young) - 4:00
  8. "Ruby" (Monk) - 5:53
  9. "None Shall Wander" [Take 8] (Kenny Dorham) - 3:55
  10. "None Shall Wander" [Take 6] (Dorham) - 3:56 Bonus track on CD reissue
  • Recorded in New York City on June 19 & 20 and July 5, 1962

Personnel[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Milt Jackson discography accessed January 18, 2012
  2. ^ a b Yanow, S. Allmusic Review accessed January 18, 2012