Moment of Truth (Gerald Wilson album)

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Moment of Truth
Moment of Truth (Gerald Wilson album).jpg
Studio album by Gerald Wilson Big Band
Released 1962
Recorded August 27, and September 1962
Pacific Jazz Studios, Los Angeles, CA
Genre Jazz
Length 33:30
Label Pacific Jazz
PJ 61
Producer Richard Bock
Gerald Wilson chronology
You Better Believe It!
(1961)You Better Believe It!1961
Moment of Truth
(1962)
Portraits
(1964)Portraits1964

Moment of Truth is an album that the Gerald Wilson Big Band recorded in 1962 and released on the Pacific Jazz label.[1][2]

Reception[edit]

Professional ratings
Review scores
SourceRating
AllMusic4.5/5 stars[3]

AllMusic rated the album with 4½ stars; in his review, Scott Yanow said: "Gerald Wilson's Pacific Jazz albums of the 1960s were arguably the most significant of his career. ...Recommended".[3]

Track listing[edit]

All compositions by Gerald Wilson except as indicated

  1. "Viva Tirado" - 5:40
  2. "Moment of Truth" - 4:15
  3. "Patterns" - 5:54
  4. "Teri" - 2:54
  5. "Nancy Joe" - 2:37
  6. "Milestones" (Miles Davis) - 5:30
  7. "Latino" - 5:00
  8. "Josefina" - 4:18
  9. "Emerge" (Lester Robertson) - 3:22

Personnel[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Pacific Jazz Records Catalog: 10000/20000 series accessed January 12, 2016
  2. ^ Pacific Jazz 10000/20000 series discography, accessed December 15, 2015
  3. ^ a b Yanow, Scott. Moment of Truth – Review at AllMusic. Retrieved January 13, 2016.