Moody and the Brass Figures

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Moody and the Brass Figures
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Studio album by James Moody
Released 1966
Recorded October 1, 1966
Plaza Sound Studios, New York City
Genre Jazz
Length 37:43
Label Milestone
MLP 1005
Producer Orrin Keepnews
James Moody chronology
Running the Gamut
(1964)
Moody and the Brass Figures
(1966)
The Blues and Other Colors
(1968)

Moody and the Brass Figures is an album by saxophonist James Moody recorded in 1966 and released on the Milestone label.[1][2]

Reception[edit]

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

Scott Yanow of Allmusic states, "Not content to be a mere bebop revivalist, Moody is heard throughout pushing himself".[3]

Track listing[edit]

All compositions by James Moody except as indicated

  1. "Smack-A-Mac" (Tom McIntosh) - 3:39
  2. "Bess, You Is My Woman Now" (George Gershwin, DuBose Heyward) - 4:02
  3. "Cherokee" (Ray Noble) - 3:50
  4. "Love, Where Are You?" - 3:32
  5. "The Moon Was Yellow" (Fred E. Ahlert, Edgar Leslie) - 4:30
  6. "Au Privave" (Charlie Parker) - 3:53
  7. "Ruby, My Dear" (Thelonious Monk) - 5:13
  8. "Simplicity and Beauty" - 3:29
  9. "Never Again" - 5:35

Personnel[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ James Moody discography accessed February 7, 2013
  2. ^ James Moody catalog accessed February 7, 2013
  3. ^ a b Wynn, R. Allmusic Review, February 7, 2013