Shades of Green (album)

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Shades of Green
Shades of Green (album).jpg
Studio album by Grant Green
Released 1971
Recorded November 23 & 24, 1971
Genre Jazz
Length 37:06
Label Blue Note
Grant Green chronology
Visions
(1971)
Shades of Green
(1971)
The Final Comedown
(1971)

Shades of Green is an album by American jazz guitarist Grant Green featuring performances recorded in 1971 and released on the Blue Note label.[1]

Reception[edit]

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

The Allmusic review by Michael Erlewine awarded the album 2 stars and stated "This is not the old Grant Green".[2]

Track listing[edit]

  1. "Medley: I Don't Want Nobody To Give Me Nothing, (Open Up The Door I'll Get It Myself) / Cold Sweat" (James Brown) -
  2. "Sunrise, Sunset" (Jerry Bock, Sheldon Harnick) -
  3. "Never My Love" (Donald Adrissi, Richard Addrisi) -
  4. "Got to Be There" (Elliot Willensky) -
  5. "California Green (Grant Green) -
  6. "If You Really Love Me" (Stevie Wonder, Syreeta Wright) -
  7. "Cast Your Fate to the Wind" (Vince Guaraldi) -
  8. "In the Middle" (Alfred Ellis, Buddy Hobgood) -
  • Recorded at United Artists Studios, West Hollywood, CA on November 23 (tracks 1, 5 & 8), & November 24 (tracks 2-4, 6 & 7), 1971 with horn overdubs recorded at Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, New Jersey on December 16 & 17, 1971

Personnel[edit]

Orchestra arranged by Wade Marcus

References[edit]

  1. ^ Grant Green discography accessed September 18, 2010
  2. ^ a b Erlewine, M. Allmusic Review accessed September 18, 2010