Samurai Samba

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Samurai Samba
Studio album by Yellowjackets
Released 1985
Genre Jazz
Length 39:12
Label Warner
Producer Tommy LiPuma, Yellowjackets
Yellowjackets chronology
Mirage a Trois
(1983)Mirage a Trois1983
Samurai Samba
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 4/5 stars[1]

Samurai Samba is the third album of the American jazz group Yellowjackets, released in 1985. The album reached a peak position of number 179 on the Billboard 200 and number 10 on Billboard's Jazz Albums chart.[2]

Track listing[edit]

No. Title Writer(s) Length
1. "Homecoming" Russell Ferrante 5:13
2. "Deat Beat" Ferrante, Jimmy Haslip, Ricky Lawson, Marc Russo 5:25
3. "Daddy's Gonna Miss You" Ferrante, Haslip, Lawson, Russo 4:33
4. "Sylvania" Ferrante, Haslip, Lawson 4:14
5. "Silverlake" Ferrante 5:45
6. "Lonely Weekend" Ferrante, Joseph Curiale, Lawson, Caldwell 4:20
7. "Los Mambos" Ferrante, Russo, Paulinho da Costa 4:24
8. "Samurai Samba" Ferrante 5:18



Chart (1985) Peak
Billboard 200[2] 179
Billboard Jazz Albums[2] 10


  1. ^ Yellowjackets: Samurai Samba > Review at AllMusic. Retrieved December 1, 2011.
  2. ^ a b c "Yellowjackets: Charts & Awards". Allmusic. Retrieved August 1, 2011.