Silver Blue (album)

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Silver Blue
Silver Blue (album).jpg
Studio album by Al Cohn, Dexter Gordon
Released 1976
Recorded October 22, 1976, New York City
Genre Jazz
Label Xanadu
137
Producer Don Schlitten
Dexter Gordon chronology
True Blue
(1976)True Blue1976
Silver Blue
(1976)
Biting the Apple
(1976)Biting the Apple1976
Al Cohn chronology
True Blue
(1976) True Blue1976
Silver Blue
(1976) Silver Blue1976
Al Cohn's America
(1976) Al Cohn's America1976

Silver Blue is a jazz album by saxophonist Dexter Gordon and saxophonist Al Cohn, recorded in 1976 for Xanadu Records.[1][2]

Reception[edit]

Professional ratings
Review scores
SourceRating
Allmusic3/5 stars[3]
The Rolling Stone Jazz Record Guide4/5 stars[4]

Allmusic awarded the album 3 stars with its review by Scott Yanow stating "Recorded at the same session as True Blue, this Xanadu LP gets the edge due to a remarkable version of "On the Trail" that is a fascinating unaccompanied duet... Highly recommended for bop fans".[3]


Track listing[edit]

  1. "Allen's Alley" (Denzil Best) - 8:25
  2. "Silver Blue" (Al Cohn, Dexter Gordon) - 13:40
  3. "On the Trail" (Ferde Grofé) - 19:40[1]

Personnel[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c Dexter Gordon discography, accessed May 1, 2014
  2. ^ Xanadu Records discography accessed May 1, 2014
  3. ^ a b Yanow, S. Allmusic Review, accessed May 1, 2014
  4. ^ Swenson, J., ed. (1985). The Rolling Stone Jazz Record Guide. USA: Random House/Rolling Stone. p. 88. ISBN 0-394-72643-X.