Newport Suite

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Newport Suite
Newport Suite.jpg
Studio album by
Released1960
RecordedMarch 15, 16 & 22, 1960
Capitol Studios, New York City
GenreJazz
Length40:49
LabelRoulette
R 52047
ProducerTeddy Reig
Maynard Ferguson chronology
Maynard Ferguson Plays Jazz for Dancing
(1959)
Newport Suite
(1960)
Let's Face the Music and Dance
(1960)

Newport Suite is an album released by Canadian jazz trumpeter Maynard Ferguson featuring tracks recorded in 1960 and originally released on the Roulette label.[1][2]

Reception[edit]

Professional ratings
Review scores
SourceRating
Allmusic4.5/5 stars[3]

Allmusic awarded the album 4½ stars calling it "one of the trumpeter's very best LPs" and states "Maynard Ferguson's bands of the early '60s produced many memorable albums, including this studio effort".[3]

Track listing[edit]

  1. "Jazz Bary" (Willie Maiden) - 4:25
  2. "Foxy" (Slide Hampton) - 5:10
  3. "Newport" (Hampton) - 9:32
  4. "Got the Spirit" (Hampton) - 3:50
  5. "Sometimes I Feel Like a Motherless Child" (Traditional) - 2:54
  6. "Ol' Man River" (Jerome Kern, Oscar Hammerstein II) - 6:58
  7. "Three More Foxes" (Maiden) - 8:00

Personnel[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Edwards, D. & Callahan, M. Roulette Album Discography, Part 3, accessed October, 30, 2015
  2. ^ Minn, M. [michaelminn.net/discographies/maynard/?releases#Roulette-52047 Maynard Ferguson discography], accessed October, 30, 2015
  3. ^ a b Dryden, Ken. Newport Suite – Review at AllMusic. Retrieved October, 30, 2015.