Song Out of My Trees

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Song Out of My Trees
Studio album by
RecordedAugust 17, 18, & 19, 1993
LabelBlack Saint
ProducerGiovanni Bonandrini
Henry Threadgill chronology
Too Much Sugar for a Dime
Song Out of My Trees
Carry the Day

Song Out of My Trees is an album by Henry Threadgill released on the Black Saint label in 1994. The album features five of Threadgill's compositions performed by a variety of ensembles that include Threadgill, Ted Daniel, Brandon Ross, Jerome Richardson, James Emery, Ed Cherry, Myra Melford, Tony Cedras, Amina Claudine Myers, Diedre Murray, Michelle Kinney, Gene Lake, and Reggie Nicholson.[1]


The Allmusic review by Ron Wynn awarded the album 3 stars, stating, "Even a champion of the unorthodox like Threadgill may have some people scratching their heads after they hear this, but it is a signal that he'll never settle for doing what's expected".[2]

Professional ratings
Review scores
The Penguin Guide to Jazz Recordings[3]

Track listing[edit]

All compositions by Henry Threadgill

  1. "Gateway" – 9:24
  2. "Over the River Club" – 9:24
  3. "Grief" – 10:11
  4. "Crea" – 8:47
  5. "Song Out of My Trees" – 8:15

Recorded at Sear Sound, New York City on August 17, 18, & 19, 1993



  1. ^ Backstrom, L. & Lopez, R. Henry Threadgill discography accessed February 3, 2010
  2. ^ a b Wynn, R. Allmusic Review accessed February 3, 2010.
  3. ^ Cook, Richard; Morton, Brian (2008). The Penguin Guide to Jazz Recordings (9th ed.). Penguin. p. 1401. ISBN 978-0-141-03401-0.
  4. ^ "Song Out Of My Trees". Cam Jazz. Retrieved April 3, 2022.