On the Trail

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On the Trail
On the Trail (Jimmy Heath album).jpg
Studio album by Jimmy Heath
Released 1964
Recorded Spring 1964
New York City
Genre Jazz
Length 37:09
Label Riverside
RLP 486
Jimmy Heath chronology
Swamp Seed
(1963)Swamp Seed1963
On the Trail
Jam Gems: Live at the Left Bank
(1965)Jam Gems: Live at the Left Bank1965

On the Trail is the sixth album by saxophonist Jimmy Heath featuring performances recorded in 1964 originally released on the Riverside label.[1]


Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 4.5/5 stars[2]

Scott Yanow of Allmusic says, "Heath is in excellent form with a quintet... It's a good example of his playing talents".[2]

Track listing[edit]

All compositions by Jimmy Heath except as indicated

  1. "On the Trail" (Ferde Grofé) - 5:04
  2. "Cloak and Dagger" - 4:17
  3. "Vanity" (Bernard Bierman, Jack Manus, Guy Wood) - 4:37
  4. "All the Things You Are" (Oscar Hammerstein II, Jerome Kern) - 5:19
  5. "Gingerbread Boy" - 5:29
  6. "I Should Care" (Sammy Cahn, Axel Stordahl, Paul Weston) - 5:13
  7. "Project S" - 8:01



  1. ^ Riverside Records discography accessed October 23, 2012
  2. ^ a b Yanow, S. Allmusic Review accessed October 23, 2012