Jazz for "Breakfast at Tiffany's"

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to navigation Jump to search
Jazz for "Breakfast at Tiffany's"
Jazz for Breakfast at Tiffany's.jpg
Studio album by Eddie Harris
Released 1961
Recorded 1961
Chicago
Genre Jazz
Label Vee-Jay
VJLP 3027
Eddie Harris chronology
Mighty Like a Rose
(1961)Mighty Like a Rose1961
Jazz for "Breakfast at Tiffany's"
(1961)
A Study in Jazz
(1962)A Study in Jazz1962

Jazz for "Breakfast at Tiffany's" is the third album by American jazz saxophonist Eddie Harris recorded in 1961, featuring a jazz enterpretation of Henry Mancini's score for Breakfast at Tiffany's, and released on the Vee-Jay label.[1][2]

Reception[edit]

The Allmusic review states "although Harris comes up with plenty of fresh ideas, he also never leaves the melody far behind".[3]

Professional ratings
Review scores
SourceRating
Allmusic4/5 stars[3]

Track listing[edit]

All compositions by Henry Mancini except as indicated

  1. "Moon River" (Henry Mancini, Johnny Mercer) - 5:54
  2. "Something for a Cat" - 2:18
  3. "Sally's Tomato" - 1:11
  4. "Mr. Yunioshi" - 3:21
  5. "The Big Blow Out" - 4:35
  6. "Hub Caps and Tail Lights" - 2:19
  7. "Breakfast at Tiffany's" - 5:00
  8. "Latin Go Lightly" - 1:51
  9. "Holly" - 2:26
  10. "Loose Caboose" - 1:39
  11. "The Big Heist" - 3:07

Personnel[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Callahan, M. & Edwards, D. Vee-Jay Album Discography, Part 3: Jazz Series (1959-1978) accessed May 7, 2012
  2. ^ Eddie Harris discography, accessed June 22, 2017
  3. ^ a b Yanow, S. Allmusic Review accessed May 7, 2012