Soul Mates (album)

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Soul Mates
Soul Mates (album).jpg
Studio album by
Released1993
RecordedJuly 6 & 7, 1988
StudioVan Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ
GenreJazz
Length62:25
LabelUptown
UP 27.34
ProducerMabel Fraser, Robert E. Sunenblick MD.
Charlie Rouse chronology
Social Call
(1984)
Soul Mates
(1993)
Epistrophy
(1989)
Sahib Shihab chronology
Flute Summit
(1973)
Soul Mates
(1993)

Soul Mates is an album by saxophonists Charlie Rouse and Sahib Shihab which was recorded in 1988 and released on the Uptown label in 1993.[1][2]

Reception[edit]

Professional ratings
Review scores
SourceRating
AllMusic4.5/5 stars[3]

The AllMusic review by Scott Yanow called it an "exciting studio date" and stated: "On a sad note, by the time this Uptown CD was finally released in 1993, Rouse, Shihab, and Davis had all passed away".[3]

Track listing[edit]

  1. "November Afternoon" (Tom McIntosh) – 5:49
  2. "Green Chimneys" (Thelonious Monk) – 5:12
  3. "Prayer Song" (Ray Bryant) – 5:42
  4. "So Nice" (Elmo Hope) – 5:10
  5. "Soul Mates" (Mal Waldron) – 6:08
  6. "Bohemia After Dark (Oscar Pettiford) – 5:41
  7. "Soft Shoulder (Lonnie Hillyer) – 6:02
  8. "I'm Never Happy" (Tadd Dameron) – 7:45
  9. "DiDa" (Sahib Shihab) – 4:54
  10. "Bittersweet" (Mike Corda) – 5:29
  11. "Bird's Nest" (Charlie Rouse) – 4:29

Personnel[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Jazzlists: Uptown Records discography accessed May 4, 2018
  2. ^ Charlie Rouse discography accessed May 4, 2018
  3. ^ a b Yanow, Scott. Charlie Rouse: Soul Mates – Review at AllMusic. Retrieved May 4, 2018.