Spectrum (Cedar Walton album)

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Studio album by Cedar Walton
Released 1968
Recorded May 24, 1968
New York City
Genre Jazz
Label Prestige
PR 7591
Producer Don Schlitten
Cedar Walton chronology
The Electric Boogaloo Song

Spectrum is the second album by pianist Cedar Walton recorded in 1968 and released on the Prestige label.[1]


Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 3/5 stars[2]
The Rolling Stone Jazz Record Guide 4/5 stars[3]

Allmusic reviewed the album stating "The music, essentially advanced hard bop with a few odd twists, is well-played if not essential".[2]

Track listing[edit]

All compositions by Cedar Walton except as indicated

  1. "Higgins Holler" - 10:20
  2. "Days of Wine and Roses" (Henry Mancini, Johnny Mercer) - 8:56
  3. "Jake's Milkshakes" - 3:55
  4. "Spectrum" - 5:39
  5. "Lady Charlotte" (Cal Massey) - 6:14



  • Don Sclitten - producer
  • Richard Alderson - engineer


  1. ^ Prestige Records discography accessed January 24, 2013
  2. ^ a b Yanow, S. Allmusic Review, January 24, 2013
  3. ^ Swenson, J. (Editor) (1985). The Rolling Stone Jazz Record Guide. USA: Random House/Rolling Stone. p. 202. ISBN 0-394-72643-X.