Jazz by Gee

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Jazz by Gee
Jazz by Gee.jpg
Studio album by Matthew Gee
Released 1956
Recorded July 19 and August 22, 1956
Reeves Sound Studios, New York City
Genre Jazz
Length 41:32
Label Riverside
RLP 12-221
Producer Bill Grauer and Orrin Keepnews
Matthew Gee chronology
Jazz by Gee
(1956)
Soul Groove
(1963)

Jazz by Gee is the debut album by American jazz trombonist Matthew Gee featuring tracks recorded in 1956 for the Riverside label.[1]

Reception[edit]

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

Allmusic awarded the album 2 stars with Scott Yanow stating "The music is quite bop-oriented and mixes together standards with three swinging Gee originals. An underrated and generally overlooked gem by a forgotten trombonist".[2]

Track listing[edit]

All compositions by Matthew Gee except as indicated

  1. "Out of Nowhere" (Johnny Green, Edward Heyman) - 3:24
  2. "I'll Remember April" (Gene de Paul, Patricia Johnston, Don Raye) - 4:16
  3. "Joram" (Bill Massey) - 3:04
  4. "Sweet Georgia Brown" (Ben Bernie, Kenneth Casey, Maceo Pinkard) - 2:58
  5. "Lover Man" (Jimmy Davis, Ram Ramirez, Jimmy Sherman) - 6:11
  6. "Gee!" - 5:00
  7. "Kingston Lounge" - Matthew Gee 8:45
  8. "The Boys from Brooklyn" - 7:54
  • Recorded at Reeves Sound Studios in New York City on July 19 (tracks 6-8) and August 22 (tracks 1-5), 1956

Personnel[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Riverside Records discography accessed August 30, 2012
  2. ^ a b Yanow, S. Allmusic Review accessed August 30, 2012