Love, Gloom, Cash, Love

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Love, Gloom, Cash, Love
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Studio album by Herbie Nichols
Released 1957
Recorded November, 1957
Genre Jazz
Length 41:09
Label Bethlehem
Producer Lee Kraft
Herbie Nichols chronology
Herbie Nichols Trio
(1956)Herbie Nichols Trio1956
Love, Gloom, Cash, Love
(1957)

Love, Gloom, Cash, Love is the final album by American jazz pianist Herbie Nichols, featuring performances recorded and released on the Bethlehem label in 1957.[1]

Reception[edit]

The Allmusic review by Brian Beatty awarded the album 4½ stars and stated: "These performances may be less animated than Nichols' earlier sides as a leader, but that's not to suggest the pianist's writing or playing had become pedestrian or predictable... Nichols' complex melodies and solos shine that much brighter".[2]

Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 4.5/5 stars[2]

Track listing[edit]

All compositions by Herbie Nichols except as indicated
  1. "Too Close for Comfort" (Jerry Bock, Larry Holofcener, George David Weiss) - 4:50
  2. "Every Cloud" - 3:55
  3. "Argumentative" - 3:40
  4. "Love, Gloom, Cash, Love" - 4:21
  5. "Portrait of Ucha" - 3:48
  6. "Beyond Recall" - 4:36
  7. "All the Way" (Sammy Cahn, Jimmy Van Heusen) - 4:28
  8. "45 Degree Angle" - 4:40 (Denzil Best)
  9. "Infatuation Eyes" - 2:45
  10. "S'crazy Pad" - 4:06
  • Recorded in New York City in November 1957

Personnel[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Bethlehem Records discography accessed November 30, 2010
  2. ^ a b Beatty, B. Allmusic Review: Love, Gloom, Cash, Love accessed November 30, 2010