Sophisticated Swing

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Sophisticated Swing
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Studio album by Cannonball Adderley
Released 1957
Recorded February 6, 8 & 11, 1957
Genre Jazz
Label EmArcy
Cannonball Adderley chronology
In the Land of Hi-Fi with Julian Cannonball Adderley
(1956)In the Land of Hi-Fi with Julian Cannonball Adderley1956
Sophisticated Swing
(1957)
Cannonball Enroute
(1957)Cannonball Enroute1957
Professional ratings
Review scores
SourceRating
Allmusic3/5 stars[1]

Sophisticated Swing is the fifth album by jazz saxophonist Cannonball Adderley, and his fourth released on the EmArcy label, featuring performances with Nat Adderley, Junior Mance, Sam Jones, and Jimmy Cobb.[2]

Reception[edit]

The Allmusic review by Scott Yanow awarded the album 3 stars and states "The music is quite bop-oriented, bluesy but not as soulful as it would be when Cannonball put together a new group in 1959".[3]

Track listing[edit]

  1. "Another Kind of Soul" (Nat Adderley) - 3:41
  2. "Miss Jackie's Delight" (Gene Wright) - 6:13
  3. "Spring Is Here" (Lorenz Hart, Richard Rodgers) - 3:47
  4. "Tribute to Brownie" (Duke Pearson) - 3:32
  5. "Spectacular" (Sam Jones) - 3:56
  6. "Jeanie" (Jones) - 3:28
  7. "Stella by Starlight" (Victor Young) - 3:17
  8. "Edie McLin" (Wright) - 5:21
  9. "Cobbweb" (Wright) - 2:41
  • Recorded at Capitol Studios in New York City on February 6 (tracks 2, 4-5 & 9), February 8 (track 6) and February 11 (tracks 1, 3, 7 & 8), 1957

Personnel[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Sophisticated Swing - Cannonball Adderley | AllMusic". allmusic.com. 2011. Retrieved 1 August 2011.
  2. ^ Cannonball Adderley discography accessed 14 October 2009
  3. ^ Yanow, S. Allmusic Review accessed 14 October 2009