Small Room

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Small Room
Studio album by
RecordedSeptember 1998

Small Room is a solo piano album by George Colligan. It was recorded in 1998 and released by SteepleChase Records.

Recording and music[edit]

The album was recorded in September 1998.[1] The material and performances vary – from standards and ballads to exploratory and impressionistic.[1][2]

Release and reception[edit]

Professional ratings
Review scores
The Penguin Guide to Jazz Recordings3.5/4 stars [1]

Small Room was released by SteepleChase Records in 2000.[2] The Penguin Guide to Jazz wrote: "This is no premature indulgence. If anything, it's a rather sober effort."[1]

Track listing[edit]

  1. "I Love Music" (Emil Boyd)
  2. "Afterthought" (Bill McHenry)
  3. "Exile's Gate" (Gary Thomas)
  4. "Elves" (George Colligan)
  5. "The Dolphin" (Eca)
  6. "When Your Lover Has Gone" (E. A. Swan)
  7. "Small Room" (Colligan)
  8. "Rule's End" (Christoph Schweitzer)
  9. "Voyage" (Kenny Barron)
  10. "Quincy" (David Ephross)
  11. "Some Other Time" (Leonard Bernstein)
  12. "Caravan" (Duke Ellington/Juan Tizol)
  13. "Only Trust Your Heart" (Brodsky)




  1. ^ a b c d Cook, Richard; Morton, Brian (2008). The Penguin Guide to Jazz Recordings (9th ed.). Penguin. p. 282. ISBN 978-0-141-03401-0. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  2. ^ a b Hovan, C. Andrew (April 1, 2000). "George Colligan: Small Room". All About Jazz. Retrieved June 4, 2018.
  3. ^ "George Colligan – Small Room (SCCD 31470)". Retrieved June 4, 2018.