Smokin' (Curtis Fuller album)

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Studio album by Curtis Fuller
Released 1972
Recorded 1972
New York City
Genre Jazz
Label Mainstream
MRL 370
Producer Bob Shad
Curtis Fuller chronology
Four on the Outside
(1978)Four on the Outside1978

Smokin' is an album by American trombonist Curtis Fuller recorded in 1972 and released on the Mainstream label.[1]


Professional ratings
Review scores
Allmusic3.5/5 stars[2]

Allmusic awarded the album 3½ stars with its review by Scott Yanow stating, "Trombonist Curtis Fuller's second Mainstream album has some dated electronics and funk rhythms, although there are some worthwhile solos".[2]


Jazz disc jockey Joe Lex uses "Jacque's Groove" as the theme song for his show "Dr. Joe's Groove" on WPPM-LP, Philadelphia.

Track listing[edit]

All compositions by Curtis Fuller except as indicated

  1. "Smokin'" - 11:10
  2. "Jacque's Groove" - 6:08
  3. "Sop City" - 7:58
  4. "People Places and Things" - 7:14
  5. "Stella by Starlight" (Victor Young, Ned Washington) - 7:29



  1. ^ Curtis Fuller Discography accessed September 6, 2012
  2. ^ a b Yanow, S. Allmusic Review accessed September 6, 2012