Roots (Idrees Sulieman album)

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Roots
Roots (Idrees Sulieman album).jpg
Studio album by
Released1958
RecordedOctober 25 and December 6, 1957
StudioVan Gelder Studio, Hackensack, New Jersey
GenreJazz
Length42:14
LabelNew Jazz
NJLP 8202
ProducerBob Weinstock
Idrees Sulieman chronology
Interplay for 2 Trumpets and 2 Tenors
(1957)
Roots
(1958)
Americans in Europe
(1963)

Roots is an album by the Prestige All Stars nominally led by trumpeter Idrees Sulieman recorded in 1957 and released on the New Jazz label.[1]

Reception[edit]

Professional ratings
Review scores
SourceRating
Allmusic3/5 stars[2]

David Szatmary of Allmusic reviewed the album, stating "More big-band bop with a stellar cast".[2]

Track listing[edit]

  1. "Roots" (Doug Watkins) – 27:22
  2. "Down by the Riverside" (Traditional) – 5:52
  3. "Sometimes I Feel Like a Motherless Child" (Traditional) – 9:00

Personnel[edit]

Production[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Prestige Records discography accessed March 30, 2015
  2. ^ a b Szatmary, D., Allmusic Review, March 30, 2015