Second Genesis (album)

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Second Genesis
Second Genesis VeeJay.jpg
Studio album by Wayne Shorter
Released May 1974[1]
Recorded October 11, 1960
Studio Universal Recorders, Chicago
Genre Hard bop
Length 35:07 original LP
Label Vee-Jay Records
VJS 3057
Producer Sid McCoy
Wayne Shorter chronology
Introducing Wayne Shorter
(1959)
Second Genesis
(1960)
Wayning Moments
(1962)
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 4/5 stars[2]

Second Genesis is the second album by jazz saxophonist Wayne Shorter for Vee-Jay Records and also as leader, performing with drummer and Jazz Messengers bandmate Art Blakey.

Track listing[edit]

All compositions by Wayne Shorter except where noted.

  1. "Ruby and the Pearl" (Evans, Livingston) – 5:53
  2. "Pay as You Go" – 3:39
  3. "Second Genesis" – 4:09
  4. "Mr. Chairman" – 3:13
  5. "Tenderfoot" – 3:24
  6. "The Albatross" – 5:21
  7. "Getting to Know You" (Hammerstein, Rodgers) – 4:16
  8. "I Didn't Know What Time It Was" (Hart, Rodgers) – 5:12

Bonus tracks on some CD reissues

  1. "Ruby and the Pearl" [Take 2] (Evans, Livingston) – 7:40
  2. "Mr. Chairman" [Take 3] – 3:17
  3. "Tenderfoot" [Take 1] – 2:50
  4. "The Albatross" [Take 1] – 5:16
  5. "Getting to Know You" [Take 1] (Hammerstein, Rodgers) – 4:34

Personnel[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Billboard May 4, 1974
  2. ^ Yanow, Scott (2011). "Second Genesis – Wayne Shorter | AllMusic". allmusic.com. Retrieved 2 August 2011.