Neapolitan Nights

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Neapolitan Nights
Neapolitan Nights.jpg
Studio album by Willis Jackson
Released 1963
Recorded December 19, 1962
Studio Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, New Jersey
Genre Jazz
Label Prestige
PRLP 7232
Producer Ozzie Cadena
Willis Jackson chronology
Bossa Nova Plus
(1962)Bossa Nova Plus1962
Neapolitan Nights
(1962)
Loose...
(1963)Loose...1963

Neapolitan Nights is an album by saxophonist Willis Jackson which was recorded in 1962 and released on the Prestige label.[1]

Reception[edit]

Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 3/5 stars[2]
Down Beat 2/5 stars[3]
The Rolling Stone Jazz Record Guide 3/5 stars[4]

Allmusic awarded the album 3 stars.[2]

Track listing[edit]

  1. "Neapolitan Nights" (Traditional) – 7:00
  2. "Arrivederci Roma" (Renato Rascel, Pietro Garinei, Sandro Giovannini) – 5:43
  3. "Mama" (Cesare Andrea Bixio)
  4. "Volare" (Franco Migliacci, Domenico Modugno)
  5. "Al di là" (Carlo Donida, Mogol) -4:46
  6. "Verdi's Dance" (Willis Jackson)

Personnel[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Prestige Records discography accessed February 21, 2013
  2. ^ a b Allmusic listing accessed February 21, 2013
  3. ^ Down Beat: August 15, 1963 vol. 30, no. 23
  4. ^ Swenson, J. (Editor) (1985). The Rolling Stone Jazz Record Guide. USA: Random House/Rolling Stone. p. 111. ISBN 0-394-72643-X.