Now's the Time (Shirley Scott album)

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Now's the Time
Now's the Time (Shirley Scott album).jpg
Compilation album by
Released1967
RecordedMay 27 and October 23, 1958, June 23, 1960, August 22, 1961, and March 31, 1964
StudioVan Gelder Studio, Hackensack, and Englewood Cliffs
GenreJazz
LabelPrestige
PR 7440
ProducerBob Weinstock (track 3)
Esmond Edwards (tracks 2 & 4-7)
Ozzie Cadena (track 1)
Shirley Scott chronology
Travelin' Light
(1964)
Now's the Time
(1967)
Blue Flames
(1964)
Professional ratings
Review scores
SourceRating
AllMusic3/5 stars[1]

Now's the Time is an album by organist Shirley Scott compiling several tracks recorded between 1958 and 1964 and released on the Prestige label in 1967.[2]

Reception[edit]

AllMusic stated "This is early Scott, several unreleased tunes from different sessions for this Prestige release".[1]

Track listing[edit]

All compositions by Shirley Scott except where noted.

  1. "As It Was" – 5:20
  2. "How Sweet" – 7:37
  3. "Ebb Tide" (Robert Maxwell, Carl Sigman) – 4:05
  4. "Now's the Time" (Charlie Parker) – 4:35
  5. "That's Where It's At" – 3:28
  6. "Cafe Style" – 4:35
  7. "Out of This World" (Harold Arlen, Johnny Mercer) – 4:37
  • Recorded at Van Gelder Studio in Hackensack, New Jersey, on May 27, 1958 (track 3) and October 23, 1958 (tracks 5-7) and at Van Gelder Studio in Englewood Cliffs, New Jersey on June 23, 1960 (track 4), August 22, 1961 (track 2), and March 31, 1964 (track 1).

Personnel[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Erlewine, M. AllMusic Review. Retrieved July 3, 2012
  2. ^ Payne, D. Shirley Scott discography. Retrieved July 3, 2012.