Saturday Morning (album)

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Saturday Morning
SaturdayMorning.jpg
Studio album by Sonny Criss
Released 1975
Recorded March 1, 1975
Genre Jazz
Label Xanadu
Producer Don Schlitten
Sonny Criss chronology
Crisscraft
(1975)
Saturday Morning
(1975)
Out of Nowhere
(1976)

Saturday Morning is a slow bluesy jazz album by alto saxophonist Sonny Criss, recorded on March 1, 1975 for Xanadu Records.[1]

Reception[edit]

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

Allmusic awarded the album 4½ stars with its review by Scott Yanow stating "Criss, an underrated altoist who was instantly recognizable within three notes, was neglected during long portions of his career but he did leave behind several memorable recordings, such as this one. Recommended".[2]

Track listing[edit]

All compositions by Sonny Criss except as indicated

  1. "Angel Eyes" (Earl Brent, Matt Dennis) - 5:29
  2. "Tin Tin Deo" (Gil Fuller, Chano Pozo) - 6:44
  3. "Jeannie's Knees" - 5:08
  4. "Saturday Morning" - 5:01
  5. "My Heart Stood Still" (Lorenz Hart, Richard Rodgers) - 6:46
  6. "Until the Real Thing Comes Along" (Sammy Cahn, Saul Chaplin, L.E. Freeman) - 5:44
  7. "Confusion" - 4:05

Personnel[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Sonny Criss discography accessed September 8, 2014
  2. ^ a b Yanow, S. Allmusic Review, accessed September 8, 2014