Jazzosaurus Rex

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Jazzosaurus Rex
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Studio album by David Murray
Released 1993
Recorded August 18, 1993
Genre Jazz
Length 50:28
Label Red Baron Records
Producer Bob Thiele
David Murray chronology
Acoustic Octfunk
(1993)Acoustic Octfunk1993
Jazzosaurus Rex

Jazzosaurus Rex is an album by David Murray released on Bob Thiele's Red Baron label. It was released in 1993 and features performances by Murray, John Hicks, Ray Drummond and Andrew Cyrille.


The Allmusic review by Scott Yanow awarded the album 3 stars stating "The poet G'ar's narration on a blues "Now He's Miles Away" (a tribute to Miles Davis) is a bit trivial but only a minor flaw for this worthwhile David Murray set.".[1]

Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 3/5 stars[1]

Track listing[edit]

  1. "Eternal Triangle" (Stitt) - 7:14
  2. "Chelsea Bridge" (Strayhorn) - 11:20
  3. "Jazzosaurus Rex" (Osser) - 6:10
  4. "Mingus in the Poconos" (Murray) - 9:47
  5. "Dinosaur Park Blues" (Osser) - 5:27
  6. "Ballad for David" (Drummond) - 5:45
  7. "Now He's Miles Away" (George Hines, Murray) - 4:45
  • Recorded August 18, 1993 in NYC



  1. ^ a b Yanow, S. Allmusic Review accessed September 6, 2011