Let It Go (Stanley Turrentine album)

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Let It Go
Let It Go (Stanley Turrentine album).jpg
Studio album by Stanley Turrentine
Released February 1967[1]
Recorded April 6, 1966 (#1-2, 5, 7)
April 15, 1966 (#3-4, 6)
September 21, 1964 (#8-11)
Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs
Genre Jazz
Length 39:14 original LP
Label Impulse!
Producer Bob Thiele
Stanley Turrentine chronology
Let It Go
Rough 'n' Tumble

Let It Go is the fourteenth album by jazz saxophonist Stanley Turrentine recorded for the Impuse! label in 1966 and performed by Turrentine with Shirley Scott, Ron Carter and Mack Simpkins.[2] The CD release added four bonus tracks, three of which originally released on Scott's Everybody Loves a Lover recorded in 1964 and featuring Bob Cranshaw and Otis Finch in place of Carter and Simpkins.[3]


Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 4/5 stars[4]

The Allmusic review by Stephen Cook awarded the album 4 stars and states "For fans ready to graduate from Stanley Turrentine's many fine Blue Note sets, this excellent mid-'60s date on Impulse should be the perfect option".[5]

Track listing[edit]

All compositions by Stanley Turrentine except as indicated.
  1. "Let It Go" - 5:55
  2. "On a Clear Day You Can See Forever" (Burton Lane, Alan Jay Lerner) - 6:58
  3. "Ciao, Ciao" - 5:54
  4. "T'ain't What You Do (It's the Way That You Do It)" (Sy Oliver, Trummy Young) - 5:31
  5. "Good Lookin' Out" - 5:23
  6. "Sure As You're Born" (Alan Bergman, Johnny Mandel) - 4:44
  7. "Deep Purple" (Peter DeRose, Mitchell Parish) - 4:49

Bonus tracks on CD reissue:

  1. "Time After Time" (Sammy Cahn, Jule Styne) - 9:20
  2. "Sent for You Yesterday (And Here You Come Today)" (Count Basie, Eddie Durham, Jimmy Rushing) - 5:42
  3. "The Lamp Is Low" (DeRose, Parish, Maurice Ravel, Bert Shefter) - 8:07
  4. "The Feeling of Jazz" (Duke Ellington, George T. Simon, Bobby Troup) - 3:56




  1. ^ Billboard Mar 4, 1967
  2. ^ Stanley Turrentine discography accessed January 15, 2010.
  3. ^ Stanley Turrentine discography accessed January 15, 2010.
  4. ^ Allmusic Review
  5. ^ Cook, S. Allmusic Review accessed January 15, 2010.