Movin' & Groovin'

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Movin' & Groovin'
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Studio album by Horace Parlan
Released 1960
Recorded February 29, 1960
Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs
Genre Jazz
Length 43:05
Label Blue Note
BST 84028
Producer Alfred Lion
Horace Parlan chronology
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Movin' & Groovin' is the debut album by American jazz pianist Horace Parlan featuring performances recorded and released on the Blue Note label in 1960.[1]


The Allmusic review by Stephen Thomas Erlewine states, "Movin' and Groovin' is a thoroughly impressive affair, establishing Parlan as a distinctive hard bop stylist... Everything swings, no matter the tempo, and the end result is a fine debut from a distinctive pianist".[2]

Professional ratings
Review scores
Allmusic4/5 stars[2]

Track listing[edit]

  1. "C Jam Blues" (Barney Bigard, Duke Ellington) - 5:13
  2. "On Green Dolphin Street" - (Bronislau Kaper, Ned Washington) - 5:30
  3. "Up in Cynthia's Room" (Horace Parlan) - 5:26
  4. "Lady Bird" (Tadd Dameron) - 5:03
  5. "Bags' Groove" (Milt Jackson) - 5:48
  6. "Stella by Starlight" (Ned Washington, Victor Young) - 6:04
  7. "There Is No Greater Love" (Isham Jones, Marty Symes) - 6:43
  8. "It Could Happen to You" (Johnny Burke, Jimmy Van Heusen) - 3:18



  1. ^ Blue Note discography accessed September 21, 2010
  2. ^ a b Erlewine, S. T.Allmusic Review accessed September 21, 2010