Quartet West

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Quartet West
Quartet West.jpg
Studio album by Charlie Haden
Released 1987
Recorded December 22 and 23, 1986
Genre Jazz
Length 61:43
Label Verve
Producer Hans Wendl
Charlie Haden chronology
Ballad of the Fallen
(1982)
Quartet West
(1987)
Etudes
(1988)

Quartet West is an album by the American jazz bassist Charlie Haden recorded in 1986 and released on the Verve label.[1]

Reception[edit]

The Allmusic review by Stacia Proefrock awarded the album 5 stars stating "While the album may not be stretching many boundaries stylistically, this format does little to dilute Haden's impressive performances, and his love for this material is made obvious with his intricate arrangements".[2]

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

Track listing[edit]

All compositions by Charlie Haden except as indicated
  1. "Hermitage" (Pat Metheny) - 7:59
  2. "Body and Soul" (Frank Eyton, Johnny Green, Edward Heyman, Robert Sour) - 6:19
  3. "The Good Life" (Ornette Coleman) - 4:39
  4. "In the Moment" - 6:06
  5. "Bay City" - 6:46
  6. "My Foolish Heart" (Ned Washington, Victor Young) - 6:47
  7. "Passport" (Charlie Parker) - 4:45
  8. "Taney County" - 7:39
  9. "The Blessing" (Coleman) - 5:50
  10. "Passion Flower" (Billy Strayhorn) - 4:53
  • Recorded at Producers 1 & 2 in Los Angeles, California on December 22 and 23, 1986

Personnel[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Discogs album entry accessed December 1, 2011
  2. ^ a b Proefrock, S. Allmusic Review accessed December 1, 2011