Rejoicing (album)

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Rejoicing
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Studio album by Pat Metheny
Released 1984 (1984)
Recorded November 29–30, 1983
Studio Power Station, New York City
Genre Jazz
Length 43:53
Label ECM
Producer Manfred Eicher
Pat Metheny chronology
Travels
(1983)
Rejoicing
(1984)
First Circle
(1984)
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 4.5/5 stars[1]
The Rolling Stone Jazz Record Guide 4/5 stars[2]

Rejoicing is an album by the guitarist Pat Metheny that was released in 1984 by ECM. It features the guitarist in a trio with Charlie Haden on bass and Billy Higgins on drums, playing a mixture of originals and compositions by Ornette Coleman.

Reception[edit]

Scott Yanow of AllMusic gave the album 4.5 stars and said, "Throughout this excellent set, Metheny and his sidemen engage in close communication and create memorable and unpredictable music".[1]

Track listing[edit]

Side A
No. Title Music Length
1. "Lonely Woman" Horace Silver 6:50
2. "Tears Inside" Ornette Coleman 3:50
3. "Humpty Dumpty" Coleman 5:42
4. "Blues for Pat" Charlie Haden 6:06
5. "Rejoicing" Coleman 3:24
Side B
No. Title Music Length
1. "Story from a Stranger" Metheny 5:53
2. "The Calling" Metheny 9:52
3. "Waiting for an Answer" Metheny, Haden 2:16

Personnel[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Yanow, S. Allmusic Review: Rejoicing accessed 8 May 2011
  2. ^ Swenson, J. (Editor) (1985). The Rolling Stone Jazz Record Guide. USA: Random House/Rolling Stone. p. 139. ISBN 0-394-72643-X.