Step Lightly

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Step Lightly
Step Lightly.jpg
Studio album by Blue Mitchell
Released 1980
Recorded August 13, 1963
Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs
Genre Jazz
Length 38:14
Label Blue Note
LT 1082/BST 84142
Producer Alfred Lion
Blue Mitchell chronology
The Cup Bearers
(1962)The Cup Bearers1962
Step Lightly
The Thing to Do
(1964)The Thing to Do1964

Step Lightly is an album by American trumpeter Blue Mitchell featuring his first session recorded for the Blue Note label in 1963 but not released until 1980.[1]


Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 4/5 stars[2]

The Allmusic review by Scott Yanow awarded the album 4 stars and stated "music is consistently excellent... Worth searching for".[2]

Track listing[edit]

  1. "Mamacita" (Joe Henderson) - 5:49
  2. "Sweet and Lovely" (Gus Arnheim, Jules Lemare, Harry Tobias) - 7:45
  3. "Andrea" (Roger Boykin) - 5:16
  4. "Step Lightly" (Henderson) - 8:32
  5. "Cry Me a River" (Arthur Hamilton) - 6:46
  6. "Bluesville" (Sonny Red) - 4:07



  1. ^ Blue Mitchell discography accessed October 27, 2010
  2. ^ a b Yanow, S. Allmusic Review accessed October 27, 2010