Straight, No Chaser (Joe Henderson album)

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Straight, No Chaser
Straight, No Chaser (Joe Henderson album).jpg
Live album by Joe Henderson
Released 1968
Recorded April 21, 1968
Studio Left Bank Jazz Society, Baltimore, MD
Genre Jazz
Length 70:49
Label Verve
Joe Henderson chronology
Straight, No Chaser
Power to the People
(1968)Power to the People1968
Professional ratings
Review scores
Allmusic4/5 stars[1]

Straight, No Chaser is the second album by jazz saxophonist Joe Henderson released on the Verve label. It was recorded on April 21, 1968 and feature a live performance by Henderson with Wynton Kelly, Paul Chambers and Jimmy Cobb. The Allmusic review by Scott Yanow states that "Although Henderson had not played with the other musicians before, they blend together quite well and obviously inspired each other".[2] Further selections from this concert were released as Four.

Track listing[edit]

  1. "Straight, No Chaser" (Monk) – 14:40
  2. "Days of Wine and Roses" (Mancini, Mercer) – 8:19
  3. "What Is This Thing Called Love?" (Porter) – 9:28
  4. "If You Could See Me Now" (Dameron, Sigman) – 8:39
  5. "On a Clear Day (You Can See Forever)" (Lerner, Lane) – 11:51
  6. "Limehouse Blues" (Braham, Furber) – 6:37
  7. "Pfrancing" (Davis) – 9:02
  8. "The Theme" (Davis) – 2:13



  1. ^ Yanow, Scott (2011). "Straight, No Chaser – Joe Henderson | AllMusic". Retrieved 17 July 2011. 
  2. ^ Yanow, S. Allmusic review accessed March 12, 2009.