Steal Away (album)

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Steal Away
Steal Away (album).jpg
Studio album by
Released1995
RecordedJune 29 & 30, 1994
GenreJazz, gospel, spiritual
Length65:19
LabelVerve
ProducerCharlie Haden
Charlie Haden chronology
Always Say Goodbye
(1993)
Steal Away
(1995)
Now is the Hour
(1995)
Hank Jones chronology
The Music of Thad Jones
(1993)
Steal Away
(1995)
Ain't Misbehavin'
(1999)

Steal Away is an album by pianist Hank Jones and bassist Charlie Haden that was recorded in 1995 and released on the Verve label.[1] Jones and Haden followed Steal Away with a second album of spirituals, Come Sunday, recorded in 2010 and released in 2012.[2]

Reception[edit]

The Allmusic review by Scott Yanow awarded the album 4 stars, stating, "These melodic yet subtly swinging interpretations hold one's interest throughout and reward repeated listenings".[3]

Professional ratings
Review scores
SourceRating
Allmusic4/5 stars[3]

Track listing[edit]

All compositions traditional except as indicated
  1. "It's Me, O Lord (Standin' in the Need of Prayer)" - 5:22
  2. "Nobody Knows the Trouble I've Seen" - 3:44
  3. "Spiritual" (Charlie Haden) - 4:20
  4. "Wade in the Water" - 4:05
  5. "Swing Low, Sweet Chariot" - 2:04
  6. "Sometimes I Feel Like a Motherless Child" - 4:31
  7. "L' Amour de Moy" - 4:55
  8. "Danny Boy" (Frederic Weatherly) - 5:51
  9. "I've Got a Robe, You Got a Robe (Goin' to Shout All over God's Heav'n)" - 3:49
  10. "Steal Away" - 2:49
  11. "We Shall Overcome" - 5:33
  12. "Go Down Moses" - 6:04
  13. "My Lord, What a Mornin'" - 4:35
  14. "Hymn Medley: Abide With Me/Just as I Am Without One Plea/What a Friend We Have in Jesus/Amazing Grace" (Henry Francis Lyte, William Henry Monk/Charlotte Elliott, William Bachelder Bradbury/Joseph M. Scriven, Charles Crozat Converse/John Newton) - 7:37
  • Recorded at Radio Canada Studio B in Montreal, Canada on June 29 & 30, 1994

Personnel[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Discogs album entry accessed December 7, 2011
  2. ^ Come Sunday at AllMusic
  3. ^ a b Yanow, S. Allmusic Review accessed December 7, 2011