Israel (album)

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Israel
Israel (album).jpg
Studio album by Kai Winding and J. J. Johnson
Released 1968
Recorded February 19, March 4 & 12 and April 16, 1968
Studio Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ
Genre Jazz
Length 42:12
Label A&M/CTI
SP 3008
Producer Creed Taylor
Kai Winding chronology
Penny Lane & Time
(1967) Penny Lane & Time1967
Kai & J. J.: Israel
(1968) Kai & J. J.: Israel1968
J & K, Betwixt & Between
(1969) J & K, Betwixt & Between1969
J. J. Johnson chronology
The Total J.J. Johnson
(1966) The Total J.J. Johnson1966
Kai & J. J.: Israel
(1968) Kai & J. J.: Israel1968
J & K, Betwixt & Between
(1969) J & K, Betwixt & Between1969

Israel is an album by American jazz trombonists Kai Winding and J. J. Johnson featuring performances recorded in 1968 and released on the CTI label.[1]

Reception[edit]

The Allmusic review by Scott Yanow awarded the album 2 stars and stated "This date is a bit commercial, with a small string section and woodwinds utilized on five of the nine numbers. Still, the beautiful tones of the co-leaders make this a worthwhile set ".[2]

Professional ratings
Review scores
SourceRating
Allmusic2/5 stars[2]

Track listing[edit]

  1. "My Funny Valentine" (Richard Rodgers, Lorenz Hart) - 4:23
  2. "Israel" (John Carisi) - 5:22
  3. "Catherine's Theme" (Francis Lai) - 5:14
  4. "Am I Blue / Sonnyboy" (Harry Akst, Grant Clarke / Ray Henderson, Bud De Sylva, Lew Brown) - 4:32
  5. "Never My Love" (Donald Addrisi, Richard Addrisi) - 2:53
  6. "Saturday Night Is the Loneliest Night of the Week" (Jule Styne, Sammy Kahn) - 2:52
  7. "St. James Infirmary" (Joe Primrose) - 4:04
  8. "Django" (John Lewis) - 4:52
  9. "Try To Remember" (Tom Jones, Harvey Schmidt) - 4:11
  • Recorded at Van Gelder Studio in Englewood Cliffs, New Jersey on February 19 (track 5 & 6), March 4 (track 2), March 12 (track 3 & 7), and April 16 (track 1, 4, 8 & 9), 1968

Personnel[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ CTI Records discography accessed February 9, 2012
  2. ^ a b Yanow, S. Allmusic Review accessed February 9, 2012