Much in Common

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Much in Common
Much in Common.jpg
Studio album by Ray Brown and Milt Jackson
Released 1964
Recorded January 13 & 14, 1964
Genre Jazz
Length 36:55
Label Verve
Producer Jim Davis
Milt Jackson chronology
Milt Jackson Quintet Live at the Village Gate
(1963)Milt Jackson Quintet Live at the Village Gate1963
Much in Common
(1964)
Collaboration
(1964)Collaboration1964

Much in Common is an album by bassist Ray Brown and vibraphonist Milt Jackson recorded in 1964 and released on the Verve label.[1]

Reception[edit]

The Allmusic review by Michael G. Nastos awarded the album 3½ stars stating "two jazz giants in the prime of their careers, playing music not readily identifiable aside from their work with Oscar Peterson (Brown) or MJQ (Jackson) around this time".[2]

Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 3.5/5 stars[2]

Track listing[edit]

All compositions by Ray Brown except as indicated
  1. "Much in Common" - 3:54
  2. "When the Saints Go Marching In" (Traditional) - 3:58
  3. "I'm Going to Live the Life I Sing About in My Song" (Thomas A. Dorsey) - 4:21
  4. "Gravy Blues" - 3:31
  5. "Swing Low, Sweet Chariot" (Traditional) - 2:47
  6. "What Kind of Fool Am I?" (Leslie Bricusse, Anthony Newley) - 4:07
  7. "Sometimes I Feel Like a Motherless Child" (Traditional) - 3:38
  8. "Just for a Thrill" (Lil Hardin Armstrong, Don Raye) - 4:02
  9. "Nancy (With the Laughing Face)" (Phil Silvers, Jimmy Van Heusen) - 3:37
  10. "Give Me That Old Time Religion" (Traditional) - 2:00
  • Recorded at A&R Studios in New York City on January 13 (tracks 1-3, 5, 7 & 10) & January 14 (tracks 4, 6, 8 & 9), 1964

Personnel[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Milt Jackson discography accessed January 24, 2012
  2. ^ a b Nastos, M. G. Allmusic Review accessed January 24, 2012