Jazz à la Bohemia

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Jazz á la Bohemia
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Live album by Randy Weston
Released 1956
Recorded 14 October 1956
Café Bohemia, Greenwich Village, New York City
Genre Jazz
Length 45:13
Label Riverside
RLP 12-232
Producer Orrin Keepnews and Bill Grauer
Randy Weston chronology
Trio and Solo
Jazz á la Bohemia
The Modern Art of Jazz

Jazz á la Bohemia (also released as Greenwich Village Jazz) is a live album by American jazz pianist Randy Weston's trio with saxophonist Cecil Payne which was recorded in 1956 at the Café Bohemia and released on the Riverside label.[1]


Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 4.5/5 stars[2]

Allmusic awarded the album 4½ stars stating "Randy Weston, who was more under Thelonious Monk's influence back in 1956 then he would be in the near future, is in top form during this live set".[2]

Track listing[edit]

  1. "Theme: Solemn Meditation" (Sam Gill) - 0:45
  2. "Just a Riff" (Sid Catlett) - 9:50
  3. "You Go to My Head" (J. Fred Coots, Haven Gillespie) - 6:10
  4. "Once in a While" (Michael Edwards, Bud Green) - 6:26
  5. "Hold 'Em Joe" (Traditional) - 7:24
  6. "It's All Right with Me" (Cole Porter) - 3:48
  7. "Chessman's Delight" - 9:26 (Randy Weston)
  8. "Theme: Solemn Meditation" (Gill) - 1:24



  1. ^ Riverside Records discography accessed August 10, 2012
  2. ^ a b Yanow, S. Allmusic Review, accessed August 10, 2012