Sit Down and Relax with Jimmy Forrest

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Sit Down and Relax with Jimmy Forrest
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Studio album by Jimmy Forrest
Released 1961
Recorded September 1, 1961
Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, New Jersey
Genre Jazz
Length 41:24
Label Prestige
PRLP 7235
Producer Esmond Edwards
Jimmy Forrest chronology
Out of the Forrest
(1961)Out of the Forrest1961
Sit Down and Relax with Jimmy Forrest
Most Much!
(1961)Most Much!1961

Sit Down and Relax with Jimmy Forrest is an album by saxophonist Jimmy Forrest recorded in 1961 and released on the Prestige label.[1]


Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 3.5/5 stars[2]

Allmusic awarded the album 3½ stars stating it "gives one a good example of Jimmy Forrest's playing and fortunately his solos are not as relaxed and laidback as the album's title might imply".[2]

Track listing[edit]

  1. "Tuxedo Junction" (Julian Dash, Buddy Feyne, Erskine Hawkins, William Johnson) - 6:30
  2. "Organ Grinder's Swing" (Will Hudson, Irving Mills, Mitchell Parish) - 5:25
  3. "Moonglow" (Eddie DeLange, Hudson, Mills) - 5:44
  4. "Tin Tin Deo" (Gil Fuller, Chano Pozo) - 7:29
  5. "Rocks in My Bed" (Duke Ellington) - 7:06
  6. "The Moon Was Yellow" (Fred E. Ahlert, Edgar Leslie) - 4:20
  7. "That's All" (Alan Brandt, Bob Haymes) - 4:54 Bonus track on CD reissue




  1. ^ Prestige Records discography accessed January 29, 2013
  2. ^ a b Yanow, S. Allmusic Review, January 29, 2013