Stablemates (album)

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Stablemates
Stablemates (album).jpg
Studio album by Blue Mitchell
Released 1977
Recorded 1977
Genre Jazz
Length 42:33
Label Candid
Blue Mitchell chronology
Mapenzi
(1977)Mapenzi1977
Stablemates
(1977)
Summer Soft
(1977)Summer Soft1977
Discomate Cover
Stablemates (Discomate).jpg

Stablemates is an album by American trumpeter Blue Mitchell recorded in 1977 and originally released on the Japanese label Discomate before being released on CD on the Candid label in 2006.[1] The album's name comes from its first track, a tune written by Benny Golson that first appeared on Golson's 1958 album Benny Golson and the Philadelphians. The album was also released on the budget Jazz America Marketing label as Last Dance.

Reception[edit]

Allmusic awarded the album 3½ stars.[2]

Professional ratings
Review scores
SourceRating
Allmusic3.5/5 stars[2]

Track listing[edit]

  1. "Stablemates" (Benny Golson) - 6:00
  2. "A Portrait of Jennie" (Gordon Burdge, J. Russel Robinson) - 7:39
  3. "There Will Never Be Another You" (Mack Gordon, Harry Warren) - 7:05
  4. "Getting Sentimental Over Blue" (Victor Feldman, Blue Mitchell) - 7:01
  5. "I Can't Get Started" (Vernon Duke, Ira Gershwin) - 8:35
  6. "Ow!" (Dizzy Gillespie) - 6:13
  • Recorded in Los Angeles, California on April 28-30, 1977.

Personnel[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Blue Mitchell discography accessed June 15, 2011
  2. ^ a b Allmusic Review accessed June 14, 2011