Live! Action

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This article is about the album by Willis Jackson. For the cinematography term, see Live action.
Live! Action
Live! Action.jpg
Live album by Willis Jackson
Released 1966
Recorded March 21, 1964
The Allegro, New York City
Genre Jazz
Label Prestige
PR 7380
Willis Jackson chronology
Jackson's Action!
Live! Action
Soul Night/Live!

Live! Action is a live album by saxophonist Willis Jackson which was recorded in New York City in 1964 and released on the Prestige label in 1966.[1] Three additional albums were released from the same performance Jackson's Action!, Tell It..., and Soul Night/Live!.


Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 3/5 stars[2]
The Rolling Stone Jazz Record Guide 3/5 stars[3]

Allmusic awarded the album 3 stars.[2]

Track listing[edit]

All compositions by Willis Jackson except as indicated

  1. "Hello Dolly!" (Jerry Herman) - 2:25
  2. "Annie Laurie" - 2:28
  3. "Blowin' Like Hell" - 5:55
  4. "Blue Gator" - 3:45
  5. "I'm A Fool to Want You" (Joel Herron, Frank Sinatra, Jack Wolf) - 3:26
  6. "Gator Tail" - 9:55
  7. "Satin Doll" (Duke Ellington, Billy Strayhorn, Johnny Mercer) - 9:52
  • Recorded at The Allegro in New York City on March 21, 1964



  1. ^ Prestige Records discography accessed March 6, 2013
  2. ^ a b Allmusic listing accessed March 6, 2013
  3. ^ Swenson, J. (Editor) (1985). The Rolling Stone Jazz Record Guide. USA: Random House/Rolling Stone. p. 111. ISBN 0-394-72643-X.