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
Released1963
RecordedAugust 10 and September 5 & 20, 1962
Webster Hall, New York City
GenreJazz
Length34:33
LabelMercury
MG 20766
Art Farmer chronology
Another Git Together
(1962)
Listen to Art Farmer and the Orchestra
(1963)
Interaction
(1963)
Professional ratings
Review scores
SourceRating
Down Beat
(Original LP release)
5/5 stars[1]
Allmusic4.5/5 stars[2]
The Rolling Stone Jazz Record Guide3/5 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., ed. (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