Music from the Connection

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Music from "The Connection"
Music from the Connection album cover.jpg
Studio album by
RecordedJune 13, 1960
StudioBell Sound Studios, NYC
ProducerAlan Lorber, Ernest Kelley
Howard McGhee chronology
Dusty Blue
Music from "The Connection"
Together Again!!!!

Music from The Connection is a jazz album by trumpeter Howard McGhee recorded on June 13, 1960, and released on the Felsted label.[1][2] It features performances by McGhee, Tina Brooks, Freddie Redd, Milt Hinton and Osie Johnson. The album featured music from the off-Broadway play The Connection by Jack Gelber, featuring music composed by Redd. A slightly earlier recording of the same score by the Freddie Redd Quartet with Jackie McLean, The Music From "The Connection", was issued by Blue Note.

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Allmusic3/5 stars[3]

Track listing[edit]

All compositions by Freddie Redd

Side A

  1. "Who Killed Cock Robin?" - 4:25
  2. "Wigglin'" - 4:52
  3. "Music Forever" - 3:46
  4. "Time to Smile" - 3:53

Side B

  1. "(Theme for) Sister Salvation" - 4:36
  2. "Jim Dunn's Dilemma" - 3:57
  3. "O.D. (Overdose)" - 3:42