Simpático (Gábor Szabó album)

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Simpático
Simpático (album).jpg
Studio album by Gary McFarland and Gábor Szabó
Released 1966
Recorded May 18 & 20, 1966
Genre Jazz
Length 30:37
Label Impulse!
Producer Bob Thiele
Gary McFarland chronology
Profiles
(1966)
Simpático
(1966)
The October Suite
(1966)
Gábor Szabó chronology
Spellbinder
(1966)
Simpático
(1966)
Jazz Raga
(1966)

Simpático is an album by American jazz vibraphonist Gary McFarland and Hungarian guitarist Gábor Szabó featuring performances recorded in 1966 for the Impulse! label.[1]

Reception[edit]

The Allmusic review by Douglas Payne awarded the album 2 stars stating "Simpatico features its principals' lackluster singing and silly lyrics, but there are occasional hints of their abilities".[2]

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

Track listing[edit]

All compositions by Gary McFarland except as indicated
  1. "The Word" (John Lennon, Paul McCartney) - 2:15
  2. "Nature Boy" (Eden Ahbez) - 2:48
  3. "Norwegian Wood (This Bird Has Flown)" (Lennon, McCartney) - 2:35
  4. "Hey, Here's a Heart" (Gary McFarland, Cliff Owen) - 2:39
  5. "Cool Water" (Bob Nolan) - 2:36
  6. "Ups and Downs" - 2:59
  7. "Yamaha Mama" (Gábor Szabó) - 2:16
  8. "You Will Pay" (GáborSzabó) - 2:48
  9. "Spring Song" (Gábor Szabó) - 2:20
  10. "She's a Cruiser" - 2:36
  11. "Simpático" - 4:45
  • Recorded at Van Gelder Studio in Englewood Cliffs, New Jersey on May 18, 1966 (tracks 3, 5, 8 & 10), and May 20, 1966 (tracks 1, 2, 4, 6, 7-9 & 11)

Personnel[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Impulse! Records discography accessed March 31, 2011
  2. ^ a b Payne, D. Allmusic Review accessed March 31, 2011