Special Quartet

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Special Quartet
Special Quartet.jpg
Studio album by David Murray
Released 1990
Recorded March 26, 1990
Genre Jazz
Length 52:20
Label DIW/Columbia
Producer Bob Thiele
David Murray chronology
Lucky Four
(1989)Lucky Four1989
Special Quartet

Special Quartet is an album by David Murray released on the DIW/Columbia label. It was released in 1990 and features six quartet performances by Murray with Fred Hopkins, McCoy Tyner and Elvin Jones.


The Allmusic review by Scott Yanow awarded the album 5 stars stating "A successful outing full of mutual inspiration, this CD is easily recommended."[1]

Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 5/5 stars[1]

Track listing[edit]

  1. "Cousin Mary" (Coltrane) - 7:30
  2. "Hope/Scope" - 10:48
  3. "La Tina Lee" (Morris) - 6:02
  4. "Dexter's Dues" - 6:33
  5. "In A Sentimental Mood" (Ellington, Kurtz, Mills) 10:21
  6. "3D Family" - 9:28
All compositions by David Murray except as indicated
Recorded March 26, 1990 at Soundtrack, NYC



  1. ^ a b Yanow, S. Allmusic Review accessed August 8, 2011