Leroy Walks Again!!

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Leroy Walks Again!!
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Studio album by Leroy Vinnegar
Released 1963
Recorded August 1, 1962 and March 5, 1963
Contemporary Studio in Los Angeles, CA
Genre Jazz
Length 40:49
Label Contemporary M3608/S7608
Producer Lester Koenig
Leroy Vinnegar chronology
Leroy Walks!
(1958)Leroy Walks!1958
Leroy Walks Again!!
(1963)
Jazz's Great "Walker"
(1964)Jazz's Great "Walker"1964

Leroy Walks Again!! is the second album by American jazz bassist Leroy Vinnegar recorded in 1962 and 1963 and released on the Contemporary label.[1]

Reception[edit]

The Allmusic review by Scott Yanow states "The set helps define the modern mainstream of the early '60s, when cool jazz was being replaced by hard bop".[2]

Professional ratings
Review scores
SourceRating
Allmusic4/5 stars[2]
The Rolling Stone Jazz Record Guide3/5 stars[3]

Track listing[edit]

  1. "Hard to Find" (Leroy Vinnegar) - 6:48
  2. "Down Under" (Freddie Hubbard) - 4:34
  3. "I'll String Along with You" (Al Dubin, Harry Warren) - 4:08
  4. "Subway Grate" (Vinnegar) - 5:39
  5. "Restin' in Jail" (Les McCann) - 4:26
  6. "Motherland" (Don Nelson) - 5:36
  7. "For Carl" (Vinnegar) - 5:58
  8. "Wheelin' and Dealin'" (Teddy Edwards) - 4:11
  • Recorded at Contemporary Studio in Los Angeles, CA on August 1, 1962 (tracks 1, 3, 4 & 6) and March 5, 1963 (tracks 2, 5, 7 & 8)

Personnel[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Contemporary Records discography, accessed May 7, 2015
  2. ^ a b Yanow, Scott. Leroy Walks Again!! – Review at AllMusic. Retrieved May 7, 2015.
  3. ^ Swenson, J., ed. (1985). The Rolling Stone Jazz Record Guide. USA: Random House/Rolling Stone. p. 200. ISBN 0-394-72643-X.