It's About Time (Jimmy Hamilton album)

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It's About Time
It's About Time (Jimmy Hamilton album).jpg
Studio album by Jimmy Hamilton with Clark Terry and Britt Woodman
Released 1961
Recorded March 21, 1961
Studio Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, New Jersey
Genre Jazz
Length 37:35
Label Swingville
SV 2022
Producer Esmond Edwards
Jimmy Hamilton chronology
Swing Low Sweet Clarinet
(1960)
It's About Time
(1961)
Can't Help Swinging
(1961)

It's About Time is an album by saxophonist Jimmy Hamilton which was recorded in 1961 and released on the Swingville label.[1][2][3]

Reception[edit]

Professional ratings
Review scores
SourceRating
Allmusic4/5 stars[4]

Scott Yanow of Allmusic states, "Hamilton is matched in a sextet with flugelhornist Clark Terry, trombonist Britt Woodman, pianist Tommy Flanagan, bassist Wendell Marshall and drummer Mel Lewis for a set of mostly blues. Terry and Woodman are quite exuberant throughout".[4] All About Jazz called it "a very strong album, and it has a home-run swing".[5]

Track listing[edit]

All compositions by Jimmy Hamilton

  1. "Two for One" – 5:48
  2. "Mr. Good Blues" – 6:40
  3. "Peanut Head" – 5:12
  4. "Stupid But Not Crazy" – 5:17
  5. "Nits and Wits" – 9:44
  6. "Gone With the Blues" – 4:54

Personnel[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Jazzdisco: Prestige Records Catalog: Swingville 2000, 4000 series accessed August 22, 2018
  2. ^ Jazzdisco: Tommy Flanagan Catalog accessed August 22, 2018
  3. ^ Lord, T., Clark Terry Discography, accessed August 22, 2018
  4. ^ a b Yanow, Scott. Jimmy Hamilton: Can't Help Swinging – Review at AllMusic. Retrieved August 21, 2018.
  5. ^ AAJ Staff, All About Jazz Review accessed August 21, 2018