New Trombone

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New Trombone
New Trombone.jpg
Studio album by Curtis Fuller
Released November/December 1957
Recorded May 11, 1957
Van Gelder Studio, Hackensack, New Jersey
Genre Jazz
Length 38:44
Label Prestige
PRLP 7107
Producer Bob Weinstock
Curtis Fuller chronology
New Trombone
Curtis Fuller with Red Garland
(1957)Curtis Fuller with Red Garland1957

New Trombone is the debut album by trombonist Curtis Fuller recorded in 1957 and originally released on the Prestige label.[1]


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

In his review for Allmusic, Scott Yanow stated "Trombonist Curtis Fuller's debut as a leader was a strong start to the 22-year-old's career... all of the musicians fare quite well".[2]

Track listing[edit]

All compositions by Curtis Fuller except as indicated

  1. "Vonce #5" - 7:40
  2. "Transportation Blues" - 8:18
  3. "Blue Lawson" - 6:51
  4. "Namely You" (Gene de Paul, Johnny Mercer) - 9:25
  5. "What Is This Thing Called Love?" (Cole Porter) - 6:30



  1. ^ Prestige Records discography accessed September 5, 2012
  2. ^ a b Yanow, S. Allmusic Review accessed September 5, 2012