Street of Dreams (Grant Green album)

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Street of Dreams
Street of Dreams (Grant Green album).jpg
Studio album by Grant Green
Released August 1967[1]
Recorded November 16, 1964
Studio Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ
Genre Jazz
Length 33:34
Label Blue Note
BST 84253
Producer Alfred Lion
Grant Green chronology
Talkin' About!
(1964)Talkin' About!1964
Street of Dreams
(1964)
I Want to Hold Your Hand
(1965)I Want to Hold Your Hand1965

Street of Dreams is an album by American jazz guitarist Grant Green featuring performances recorded in 1964 and released on the Blue Note label.[2] The street signs featured on the cover photo are at an actual street corner in the North Beach neighborhood of San Francisco.

Reception[edit]

The Allmusic review by Steve Huey awarded the album 3 stars calling it "a mellow, dreamy album that lives up to its title... It's another fine record in a discography filled with them, and yet another underrated Green session".[3]

The All About Jazz review by Chris May said that "Compared to Idle Moments, which was distinguished by pianist Duke Pearson's thoughtful arrangements, Street of Dreams feels more like a blowing session—simple heads serve as jumping off points for solos, served out pretty evenhandedly, from Green, Hutcherson and Young. The choice of material, however, delivers an abundance of structural and harmonic interest... Bittersweet and beautiful, Street of Dreams will be enjoyed by anyone who loves Idle Moments".[4]

Professional ratings
Review scores
SourceRating
Allmusic3/5 stars[3]

Track listing[edit]

  1. "I Wish You Love" (Chauliac, Trenet) – 8:46
  2. "Lazy Afternoon" (Latouche, Moross) – 7:44
  3. "Street of Dreams" (Young, Lewis) – 9:03
  4. "Somewhere in the Night" (Billy May, Milt Raskin) – 8:01

Personnel[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Billboard Aug 19, 1967
  2. ^ Grant Green discography accessed September 17, 2010
  3. ^ a b Huey, S. Allmusic Review accessed September 17, 2010
  4. ^ May, C. Street of Dreams Review All About Jazz, April 18, 2009