Jazz Contrasts

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Jazz Contrasts
Jazz Contrasts.jpg
Studio album by Kenny Dorham
Released Early October 1957[1]
Recorded May 21 (#1-2, 6) and May 27 (#3-5), 1957
Reeves Sound Studio, New York City
Genre Jazz
Length 41:02
Label Riverside
RLP 12-239
Producer Orrin Keepnews
Kenny Dorham chronology
'Round About Midnight at the Cafe Bohemia
(1956)'Round About Midnight at the Cafe Bohemia1956
Jazz Contrasts
(1957)
2 Horns / 2 Rhythm
(1957)2 Horns / 2 Rhythm1957

Jazz Contrasts is an album by American jazz trumpeter Kenny Dorham featuring performances recorded in 1957 and released on the Riverside label.[2]

Reception[edit]

Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Down Beat 4/5 stars[3]
Allmusic 4.5/5 stars[4]
The Rolling Stone Jazz Record Guide 4/5 stars[5]

The Allmusic review by Scott Yanow awarded the album 4½ stars and stated "This album is a bit brief in time (41 minutes) but contains many memorable selections".[4]

Track listing[edit]

  1. "Falling in Love with Love" (Hart, Rodgers) - 9:14
  2. "I'll Remember April" (de Paul, Patricia Johnston, Raye) - 12:07
  3. "LaRue" (Brown) - 4:31
  4. "My Old Flame" (Coslow, Johnston) - 5:25
  5. "But Beautiful" (Burke, Van Heusen) - 2:44
  6. "La Villa" (Dorham, Gryce) - 7:01

Personnel[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Billboard, Oct 14, 1957
  2. ^ Kenny Dorham discography accessed October 6, 2010
  3. ^ Down Beat: January 23, 1958 Vol. 25, No. 2
  4. ^ a b Yanow, S. Allmusic Review accessed October 6, 2010
  5. ^ Swenson, J. (Editor) (1985). The Rolling Stone Jazz Record Guide. USA: Random House/Rolling Stone. p. 64. ISBN 0-394-72643-X.