Joy Spring (Joe Pass album)

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Joy Spring
Joy Spring.jpg
Live album by
RecordedFebruary 6, 1964
VenueEncore Theater, Los Angeles
LabelPacific Jazz
ProducerRichard Bock
Joe Pass chronology
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Joy Spring is a live album by jazz guitarist Joe Pass that was released in 1964 by Pacific Jazz Records.


Professional ratings
Review scores
Allmusic4/5 stars[1]
The Rolling Stone Jazz Record Guide3/5 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



  1. ^ a b Yanow, Scott. "Joy Spring". AllMusic. Retrieved 8 June 2015.
  2. ^ Swenson, John, ed. (1985). The Rolling Stone Jazz Record Guide (1 ed.). New York: Rolling Stone. p. 158. ISBN 0-394-72643-X.