Junior's Blues

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Junior's Blues
Junior's Blues.jpg
Studio album by Junior Mance
Released 1962
Recorded February 14, 1962
New York City
Genre Jazz
Label Riverside
RLP 447
Producer Orrin Keepnews
Junior Mance chronology
The Soul of Hollywood
(1962)
Junior's Blues
(1962)
Happy Time
(1962)

Junior's Blues is an album by jazz pianist Junior Mance which was recorded in 1962 and released on the Riverside label.[1]

Reception[edit]

Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 4.5/5 stars[2]

The Allmusic site awarded the album 4½ stars stating "It's one of many consistently crafted works Mance would make over the years that mixed jazz and blues 50/50. Recommended".[2]

Track listing[edit]

All compositions by Junior Mance except as indicated

  1. "Down the Line" - 4:58
  2. "Creole Love Call" (Duke Ellington) - 3:19
  3. "Rainy Mornin' Blues" - 4:00
  4. "Yancey Special" (Meade Lux Lewis, Andy Razaf) - 3:01
  5. "Gravy Waltz" (Steve Allen, Ray Brown) - 3:15
  6. "Cracklin'" - 4:32
  7. "In the Evening" (Leroy Carr, Don Raye) - 3:47
  8. "Blue Monk" (Thelonious Monk) - 6:28
  9. "The Jumpin' Blues" (Jay McShann, Charlie Parker) - 5:24

Personnel[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Jazzland Records discography accessed November 12, 2012
  2. ^ a b Nastos, M. G. Allmusic Review accessed November 12, 2012