Listen to Art Farmer and the Orchestra

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Listen to Art Farmer and the Orchestra
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Studio album by Art Farmer
Released 1963
Recorded August 10 and September 5 & 20, 1962
Webster Hall, New York City
Genre Jazz
Length 34:33
Label Mercury
MG 20766
Art Farmer chronology
Another Git Together
(1962)Another Git Together1962
Listen to Art Farmer and the Orchestra
(1962)
Interaction
(1963)Interaction1963
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Down Beat
(Original LP release)
5/5 stars[1]
Allmusic 4.5/5 stars[2]
The Rolling Stone Jazz Record Guide 3/5 stars[3]

Listen to Art Farmer and the Orchestra is an album by trumpeter Art Farmer featuring performances recorded in 1962 and originally released on the Mercury label.[4]

Reception[edit]

The Allmusic review stated "Oliver Nelson's arrangements provide great backdrops for the leader, as do the mix of dependable studio musicians and outstanding jazzmen assembled for the three sessions".[2]

Track listing[edit]

  1. "Street of Dreams" (Sam M. Lewis, Victor Young) - 4:18
  2. "Rain Check" (Billy Strayhorn) - 3:40
  3. "Rue Prevail" (Art Farmer) - 4:08
  4. "The Sweetest Sounds" (Richard Rodgers) - 4:38
  5. "My Romance" (Lorenz Hart, Rodgers) - 4:57
  6. "Fly Me to the Moon" (Bart Howard) - 2:53
  7. "Naima" (John Coltrane) - 5:21
  8. "Ruby" (Mitchell Parish, Heinz Roemheld) - 4:38
  • Recorded at Webster Hall in New York City on August 10 (track 5), September 5 (tracks 1-3) and September 20 (tracks 4 & 6-8), 1962

Personnel[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Down Beat: March 14, 1963 Vol. 30, No.7
  2. ^ a b Dryden, K. Allmusic Review accessed June 19, 2012
  3. ^ Swenson, J. (Editor) (1985). The Rolling Stone Jazz Record Guide. USA: Random House/Rolling Stone. p. 76. ISBN 0-394-72643-X. 
  4. ^ Art Farmer discography accessed June 19, 2012