Olio (Thad Jones album)

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Studio album by Thad Jones
Released 1957
Recorded February 16, 1957
Van Gelder Studio, Hackensack, New Jersey
Genre Jazz
Length 38:05
Label Prestige
PR 7084
Producer Teddy Charles
Thad Jones chronology
The Jones Boys
(1957)The Jones Boys1957
After Hours
(1957)After Hours1957

Olio is an album by the Prestige All Stars nominally led by trumpeter Thad Jones recorded in 1957 and released on the Prestige label.[1]


Professional ratings
Review scores
Allmusic4/5 stars[2]

Allmusic reviewed the album stating "Although this was not a regular group and there is not an obvious leader, the music is on a higher level than that of a routine jam session. The challenging material and the high quality playing of the young greats makes this fairly obscure modern mainstream set well worth exploring".[2]

Track listing[edit]

All compositions by Teddy Charles except as indicated

  1. "Potpourri" (Mal Waldron) - 6:04
  2. "Blues Without Woe" - 7:58
  3. "Touché" (Waldron) - 6:25
  4. "Dakar" - 6:58
  5. "Embraceable You" (George Gershwin, Ira Gershwin) - 4:17
  6. "Hello Frisco" - 6:23




  1. ^ Prestige Records discography accessed January 24, 2013
  2. ^ a b Yanow, S. Allmusic Review, January 24, 2013