Joy Spring

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Joy Spring
Joy Spring.jpg
Live album by Joe Pass
Released 1964
Recorded February 6, 1964, Encore Theater, Los Angeles, CA
Genre Bebop, jazz
Length 41:42
Label Pacific Jazz
Producer Richard Bock
Joe Pass chronology
Catch Me!
Joy Spring
For Django

Joy Spring is a live album by American jazz guitarist Joe Pass. It was released in 1964 on Pacific Jazz Records.


Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 4/5 stars [1]
The Rolling Stone Jazz Record Guide 3/5 stars[2]

Writing for Allmusic, music critic Scott Yanow wrote of the album "The group stretches out on five standards (the renditions are 6 1/2-10 1/2 minutes apiece) but never runs out of inventive ideas. Easily recommended."[1]

Track listing[edit]

  1. "Joy Spring" (Clifford Brown) – 8:39
  2. "Sometime Ago" (Sergio Mihanovich) – 6:34
  3. "The Night Has a Thousand Eyes" (Buddy Bernier, Jerry Brainin) – 6:58
  4. "Relaxin' at Camarillo" (Charlie Parker) – 10:29
  5. "There Is No Greater Love" (Isham Jones, Marty Symes) – 9:02


Joe Pass Quartet:


  1. ^ a b Yanow, Scott. "Joy Spring > Review". Allmusic. Retrieved June 8, 2015. 
  2. ^ Swenson, J. (Editor) (1985). The Rolling Stone Jazz Record Guide. USA: Random House/Rolling Stone. p. 158. ISBN 0-394-72643-X.