Rush Hour (Joe Lovano album)

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Rush Hour
Rush Hour (album).jpg
Studio album by Joe Lovano
Released 1995
Recorded April 6 – June 12, 1994
Genre Jazz
Length 63:54
Label Blue Note
Producer Joe Lovano
Joe Lovano chronology
Quartets: Live at the Village Vanguard
(1994-5)
Rush Hour
(1994)
Ten Tales
(1994)

Rush Hour is an album by the American jazz saxophonist Joe Lovano featuring an orchestra arranged and conducted by Gunther Schuller recorded in 1994 and released on the Blue Note label.[1]

Reception[edit]

The Allmusic review by Scott Yanow awarded the album 4½ stars stating "This is one of the most exciting jazz releases of 1995... on the basis of this date alone, Lovano must rank as one of the top tenors of the 1990s".[2]

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

Track listing[edit]

All compositions by Joe Lovano except as indicated
  1. "Prelude to a Kiss" (Duke Ellington, Irving Gordon, Irving Mills) - 3:58
  2. "Peggy's Blue Skylight" (Charles Mingus) - 3:33
  3. "Wildcat" - 2:57
  4. "Angel Eyes" (Earl Brent, Matt Dennis) - 5:09
  5. "Rush Hour On 23rd Street" (Gunther Schuller) - 8:53
  6. "Crespuscle With Nellie" (Thelonious Monk) - 5:43
  7. "Lament For M" (Schuller) - 5:41
  8. "Topsy Turvy" - 4:27
  9. "The Love I Long For" (Howard Dietz, Vernon Duke) - 3:11
  10. "Juniper's Garden" - 2:40
  11. "Kathline Gray" (Ornette Coleman) - 3:26
  12. "Headin' Out Movin' In" (Schuller) - 11:13
  13. "Chelsea Bridge" (Billy Strayhorn) - 3:41

Personnel[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Joe Lovano discography accessed July 21, 2011
  2. ^ a b Yanow, S. Allmusic Review accessed July 21, 2011

External links[edit]