My Standard

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My Standard
My Standard.jpg
Studio album by Paul Bley Trio
Released 1986
Recorded December 8, 1985
Sound Track Studios, Copenhagen
Genre Jazz
Length 64:16
Label SteepleChase SCS 1214
Producer Nils Winther
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My Standard is an album of jazz standards by pianist Paul Bley recorded in Denmark in 1985 and released on the SteepleChase label.[1]

Reception[edit]

Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 4/5 stars[2]

Allmusic awarded the album 4 stars stating Bley "avoids the obvious and comes up with something new to say".[2]

Track listing[edit]

  1. "I'm Glad There Is You" (Jimmy Dorsey, Paul Madeira) - 2:59 Bonus track on CD
  2. "Santa Claus Is Coming to Town" (John Frederick Coots, Haven Gillespie) - 3:06
  3. "Lover Man" (Jimmy Davis, Ram Ramirez, Jimmy Sherman) - 5:30
  4. "All the Things You Are" (Oscar Hammerstein II, Jerome Kern) - 3:02
  5. "Long Ago (and Far Away)" (Ira Gershwin, Jerome Kern) - 4:29
  6. "Black and Blue" (Harry Brooks, Andy Razaf, Fats Waller) - 4:47
  7. "How Long Has This Been Going On?" (George Gershwin, Ira Gershwin) - 2:30 Bonus track on CD
  8. "A.R.B." (Paul Bley) - 6:18 Bonus track on CD
  9. "Blues Waltz" (Bley) - 3:06 Bonus track on CD
  10. "I Wish I Knew" (Mack Gordon, Harry Warren) - 3:43
  11. "If I'm Lucky" (Eddie DeLange, Josef Myrow) - 3:09
  12. "You'd Be So Nice to Come Home To" (Cole Porter) - 4:57
  13. "I Can't Get Started" (Vernon Duke, Ira Gershwin) - 4:03
  14. "The Theme" (Traditional) - 4:45
  15. "Becky" (Bley) - 5:11 Bonus track on CD
  16. "Bolivar Blues" (Thelonious Monk) - 2:18 Bonus track on CD
  17. "Goodbye" (Gordon Jenkins) - 2:13 Bonus track on CD

Personnel[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Paul Bley catalog, accessed June 25, 2014
  2. ^ a b Yanow, S., Allmusic Review accessed June 25, 2014