Out of the Blue (Blue Mitchell album)

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Out of the Blue
Out of the Blue (Blue Mitchell album).jpg
Studio album by Blue Mitchell
Released 1959
Recorded January 5, 1959
Genre Jazz
Length 46:05
Label Riverside
Producer Orrin Keepnews
Blue Mitchell chronology
Big 6
Out of the Blue
Blue Soul

Out of the Blue is the second album led by American trumpeter Blue Mitchell recorded and released in 1959 on the Riverside label.[1]


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

The Allmusic review by Scott Yanow awarded the album 4 stars and stated "This early recording by Blue Mitchell finds the distinctive trumpeter in excellent form... It's an enjoyable date of high-quality hard bop".[2]

Track listing[edit]

All compositions by Blue Mitchell except as indicated
  1. "Blues on My Mind" (Benny Golson) - 9:05
  2. "It Could Happen to You" (Johnny Burke, Jimmy Van Heusen) - 5:52
  3. "Boomerang" (Clark Terry) - 5:01
  4. "Sweet-Cakes" - 6:09
  5. "Missing You" (Ronnell Bright) - 5:40
  6. "When the Saints Go Marching In" (Traditional) - 7:00
  7. "Studio B" (Paul Chambers) - 7:18 Bonus track on CD reissue
  • Recorded at Reeves Sound Studios in New York City on January 5, 1959.



  1. ^ Riverside Records discography accessed October 25, 2010
  2. ^ a b Yanow, S. Allmusic Review accessed October 25, 2010