Moods (The Three Sounds album)

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Studio album by The Three Sounds
Released February 1961[1]
Recorded June 28, 1960
Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs
Genre Jazz blues
Length 42:13
Label Blue Note
BST 84044
Producer Alfred Lion
The Three Sounds chronology
Good Deal
Feelin' Good

Moods is an album by jazz group The Three Sounds released in 1961 on the Blue Note label.[2] It was recorded the same day Feelin' Good was recorded.


Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 4/5 stars[3]

The Allmusic review by Stephen Thomas Erlewine awarded the album 4 stars stating "The Three Sounds open their signature sound a bit on the romantic Moods. They retain the same light touch that made their early albums so enjoyable, but they add more textures to the mix... on the whole, Moods is an endearing collection of appealing mainstream jazz".[3]

Track listing[edit]

  1. "Love for Sale" (Porter) - 6:37
  2. "Things Ain't What They Used to Be" (Mercer Ellington) - 8:54
  3. "On Green Dolphin Street" (Bronisław Kaper, Washington) - 5:37
  4. "Loose Walk" (Richards, Stitt) - 4:55
  5. "Li'l Darlin'" (Neil Hefti) - 4:52
  6. "I'm Beginning to See the Light" (Ellington, George, Hodges, James) - 2:29
  7. "Tammy's Breeze" (Gene Harris) - 4:28
  8. "Sandu" (Clifford Brown) - 4:21



  1. ^ Rateyourmusic entry
  2. ^ Blue Note discography accessed October 11, 2010
  3. ^ a b Erlewine, S. T. Allmusic Review accessed October 11, 2010