Manhattan Panorama

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Manhattan Panorama
Manhattan Panorama.jpg
Live album by George Coleman
Released 1985
Recorded 1985 at the Village Vanguard, NYC
Genre Jazz
Length 40:17
Label Theresa TR 120
George Coleman chronology
Playing Changes
(1979)Playing Changes1979
Manhattan Panorama
At Yoshi's
(1989)At Yoshi's1989

Manhattan Panorama is a live album led by saxophonist George Coleman recorded in 1985 at the Village Vanguard and released on the Theresa label.[1]


Professional ratings
Review scores
AllMusic4/5 stars[2]

In his review for AllMusic, Ron Wynn observed "Other than a good-natured but ultimately empty vocal, Coleman was routinely brilliant on every number during this live Village Vanguard set".[2]

Track listing[edit]

All compositions by George Coleman except as indicated

  1. "Mayor Koch" - 3:28
  2. "New York Suite: I Love New York/Manhattan/How About You?/Harlem Nocturne/Autumn in New York/New York, New York" (Steve Karmen/Richard Rodgers, Lorenz Hart/Ralph Freed, Burton Lane/Earle Hagen, Dick Rogers/Vernon Duke/Fred Ebb, John Kander) - 19:12
  3. "Subway Ride" - 6:09
  4. "El Barrio" - 6:00
  5. "New York Housing Blues" - 9:36
  6. "Ray of Light" (Consuela Lee Morehead) - 15:04 Bonus track on CD reissue



  1. ^ George Coleman discography accessed February 4, 2015
  2. ^ a b Wynn, Ron. Manhattan Panorama – Review at AllMusic. Retrieved February 4, 2015.