Smooth Sailing

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Smooth Sailing
Smooth Sailing.jpg
Studio album by Arnett Cobb
Released 1960
Recorded February 27, 1959
Van Gelder Studio, Hackensack
Genre Jazz
Length 36:30
Label Prestige
PRLP 7184
Producer Esmond Edwards
Arnett Cobb chronology
Blow Arnett, Blow
(1959)Blow Arnett, Blow1959
Smooth Sailing
Party Time
(1959)Party Time1959
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 3/5 stars[1]

Smooth Sailing is an album by the saxophonist Arnett Cobb recorded in 1959 for the Prestige label and released in 1960.[2]


The Allmusic review awarded the album 3 stars and stated: "Arnett Cobb's solos are typically emotional and generally exciting during the fine set".[1]

Track listing[edit]

All compositions by Arnett Cobb except as indicated

  1. "Charmaine" (Erno Rapee, Lew Pollack) - 4:23
  2. "Cobb's Mob" (George Duvivier) - 4:44
  3. "I Don't Stand a Ghost of a Chance with You" (Bing Crosby, Ned Washington, Victor Young) - 4:44
  4. "Let's Split" - 3:44
  5. "Blues Around Dusk" - 8:18
  6. "Smooth Sailing" - 5:01
  7. "(I'm Left with the) Blues in My Heart" (Irving Mills, Benny Carter) - 5:36



  1. ^ a b Yanow, Scott, Allmusic Review, accessed April 3, 2013.
  2. ^ Prestige Records discography, accessed April 3, 2013.