Lee Morgan Sextet

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Lee Morgan Sextet
Lee Morgan Sextet.jpg
Studio album by Lee Morgan
Released End of May 1957[1]
Recorded December 2, 1956
Van Gelder Studio, Hackensack, NJ
Genre Jazz
Length 40:32
Label Blue Note
BLP 1541
Producer Alfred Lion
Lee Morgan chronology
Introducing Lee Morgan
(1956)Introducing Lee Morgan1956
Lee Morgan Sextet
(1957)
Dizzy Atmosphere
(1957)Dizzy Atmosphere1957
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 3/5 stars[2]

Lee Morgan Sextet (also known as Lee Morgan Volume 2: Sextet) is an album by jazz trumpeter Lee Morgan released on the Blue Note label in 1957. It was recorded on December 2, 1956 and features performances by Morgan, Hank Mobley, Kenny Rodgers, Horace Silver, Paul Chambers and Charlie Persip. The Allmusic review by Scott Yanow calls the album "An above-average hard bop set".[3]

Track listing[edit]

  1. "Whisper Not" (Golson) - 7:20
  2. "Latin Hangover" (Golson, arr. Marshall) - 6:43
  3. "His Sister" (Marshall, arr. Golson) - 6:32
  4. "Slightly Hep" (Golson, arr. Marshall) - 6:27
  5. "Where Am I?" (Golson, arr. Marshall) - 5:49
  6. "D's Fink" (Marshall, arr. Golson) - 7:41

Personnel[edit]

The album credits Benny Golson and Owen Marshall with "Compositions and Arrangements". Tracks 1, 2, 4, and 5 are composed by Golson, and 3 and 6 by Marshall.[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Billboard May 20, 1957
  2. ^ Allmusic Review
  3. ^ Yanow, S. Allmusic Review accessed March 17, 2009.
  4. ^ McMillan, Jeffery (2008). DelightfuLee: The Life and Music of Lee Morgan. Ann Arbor: University of Michigan Press. p. 44. ISBN 9780472032815.