Queen of the Organ

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search
Queen of the Organ
Queen of the Organ.jpg
Live album by Shirley Scott
Released 1965
Recorded December 5, 1964
Genre Jazz
Length 70:19
Label Impulse!
Producer Bob Thiele
Shirley Scott chronology
Everybody Loves a Lover
(1964)
Queen of the Organ
(1964)
Latin Shadows
(1965)

Queen of the Organ is a live album by American jazz organist Shirley Scott recorded in 1964 for the Impulse! label.[1] The CD reissue added four additional performances from the same concert as bonus tracks.

Reception[edit]

The Allmusic review by Scott Yanow awarded the album 4½ stars stating "Overall, this is a pretty definitive live set... The musicians sound quite heated and consistently inspired. Highly recommended.[2]

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

Track listing[edit]

All compositions by Shirley Scott except as indicated
  1. "Just In Time" (Betty Comden, Adolph Green, Jule Styne) - 7:34
  2. "Squeeze Me (But Don't Tease Me)" (Duke Ellington, Lee Gaines) - 9:59
  3. "Mean, Angry, Nasty and Lowdown" - 9:39 Bonus track on CD reissue
  4. "Can't Buy Me Love" (John Lennon, Paul McCartney) - 9:11 Bonus track on CD reissue
  5. "Like Blue" - 8:52 Bonus track on CD reissue
  6. "Cute" (Neil Hefti) - 8:16 Bonus track on CD reissue
  7. "Rapid Shave" (David Burns) - 8:28
  8. "That's for Me" (Oscar Hammerstein II, Richard Rodgers) - 7:50
  9. "The Theme" (Miles Davis) - 1:08
  • Recorded at the Front Room in Newark, New Jersey on December 5, 1964

Personnel[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Impulse! Records discography accessed March 23, 2011
  2. ^ a b Yanow, S. Allmusic Review accessed March 23, 2011