It Might as Well Be Spring (Kenny Drew album)

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It Might as Well Be Spring
It Might as Well Be Spring (Kenny Drew album).jpg
Studio album by Kenny Drew
Released 1982
Recorded November 23, 1981
Barigozzi Studios, Milano, Italy
Genre Jazz
Length 42:53
Label Soul Note
SN 1040
Producer Giovanni Bonandrini
Kenny Drew chronology
All the Things You Are
(1981)All the Things You Are1981
It Might as Well Be Spring
(1981)
Havin' Myself a Time
(1981)Havin' Myself a Time1981
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 4.5/5 stars[1]

It Might as Well Be Spring is a solo album by American jazz pianist Kenny Drew recorded in 1981 and released on the Soul Note label.[2]

Reception[edit]

The Allmusic review awarded the album 4 stars stating "Kenny Drew's 1981 solo piano session for Soul Note is a notch better than his 1973 Steeplechase CD, Everything I Love. In the space of less than a decade, the veteran shows tremendous growth".[1]

Track listing[edit]

All compositions by Kenny Drew except as indicated

  1. "Yesterdays" (Otto Harbach, Jerome Kern) - 6:43
  2. "Blues for Nils" - 4:25
  3. "The Quiet Cathedral" - 5:13
  4. "Sunset" - 4:35
  5. "It Might as Well Be Spring" (Oscar Hammerstein II, Richard Rodgers) - 7:01
  6. "The Smile of Tanya" (Sahib Shihab) - 5:12
  7. "Django" (John Lewis) - 6:04
  8. "Dreams" - 3:40

Personnel[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Dryden, K. Allmusic Review accessed June 11, 2012
  2. ^ Kenny Drew discography accessed June 11, 2012