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Studio album by The Barry Harris Sextet
Released 1967
Recorded April 20, 1967
New York City
Genre Jazz
Length 38:27
Label Prestige
PR 7498
Producer Don Schlitten
Barry Harris chronology
Chasin' the Bird
(1962)Chasin' the Bird1962
Bull's Eye!
(1968)Bull's Eye!1968

Luminescence! is an album by pianist Barry Harris recorded in 1967 and released on the Prestige label.[1]


Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 4/5 stars[2]
The Rolling Stone Jazz Record Guide 3/5 stars[3]

Allmusic awarded the album 4 stars with its review by Scott Yanow stating, "Everyone is in fine form, particularly Harris and Adams, and the pianist's arrangements perfectly fit (and uplift) the music. Highly recommended to bebop collectors".[2]

Track listing[edit]

All compositions by Barry Harris except as indicated

  1. "Luminescence" - 6:23
  2. "Like This!" - 2:58
  3. "Nicaragua" - 8:36
  4. "Dance of the Infidels" (Bud Powell) - 5:05
  5. "Webb City" (Powell) - 5:58
  6. "My Ideal" (Newell Chase, Leo Robin, Richard A. Whiting) - 2:47
  7. "Even Steven" - 6:40



  1. ^ Prestige Records discography accessed September 11, 2012
  2. ^ a b Yanow, S. Allmusic Review, accessed September 11, 2012
  3. ^ Swenson, J. (Editor) (1985). The Rolling Stone Jazz Record Guide. USA: Random House/Rolling Stone. p. 96. ISBN 0-394-72643-X.