Presenting the Gerry Mulligan Sextet

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Presenting the Gerry Mulligan Sextet
Presenting the Gerry Mulligan Sextet.jpg
Studio album by
Released1955
RecordedSeptember 21, and October 22 & 31, 1955
New York City
GenreJazz
Length44:18
LabelEmArcy
Gerry Mulligan chronology
California Concerts
(1954)
Presenting the Gerry Mulligan Sextet
(1955)
Mainstream of Jazz
(1956)

Prresenting the Gerry Mulligan Sextet is an album led by American jazz baritone saxophonist Gerry Mulligan featuring tracks recorded in 1955 and released on the EmArcy label.[1]

Reception[edit]

Professional ratings
Review scores
SourceRating
Allmusic4/5 stars[2]
Encyclopedia of Popular Music4/5 stars[3]

Allmusic awarded the album 4 stars calling it "Fun swinging music that is still quite accessible".[2]

Track listing[edit]

All compositions by Gerry Mulligan except as indicated

  1. "Mud Bug" (Jerry Lloyd) - 5:03
  2. "Sweet and Lovely" (Gus Arnheim, Harry Tobias, Jules LeMare) - 2:40
  3. "Apple Core" - 5:23
  4. "Nights on the Turntable" - 4:33
  5. "Broadway" (Billy Byrd, Teddy McRae, Henri Woode) - 6:31
  6. "Everything Happens to Me" (Matt Dennis, Tom Adair) - 5:18
  7. "The Lady Is a Tramp" (Richard Rodgers, Lorenz Hart) - 5:00
  8. "Bernie's Tune" (Bernie Miller, Jerry Leiber, Mike Stoller) - 6:37
  • Recorded in New York City on September 21, (tracks 1 & 8), October 22 (tracks 2 & 3) and October 31 (tracks 4-7), 1955

Personnel[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ EmArcy Records discography accessed October 2, 2012
  2. ^ a b Yanow, S. Allmusic Review accessed October 2, 2012
  3. ^ Larkin, Colin (2007). Encyclopedia of Popular Music (4th ed.). Oxford University Press. ISBN 978-0195313734.