Swamp Seed

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Swamp Seed
Swamp Seed.jpg
Studio album by
Released1963
RecordedMarch 11 & May 28, 1963
New York City
GenreJazz
Length36:50
LabelRiverside
RLP 465
Jimmy Heath chronology
Triple Threat
(1962)
Swamp Seed
(1963)
On the Trail
(1964)

Swamp Seed is the fifth album by saxophonist Jimmy Heath featuring performances recorded in 1963 originally released on the Riverside label.[1]

Reception[edit]

Professional ratings
Review scores
SourceRating
Down Beat4.5/5 stars[2]
Allmusic3/5 stars[3]
The Rolling Stone Jazz Record Guide3/5 stars[4]

Scott Yanow of Allmusic says, "This is a delightful if underrated set... The music is straight-ahead but contains some unpredictable moments".[3]

Track listing[edit]

All compositions by Jimmy Heath except as indicated

  1. "Six Steps" - 4:49
  2. "Nutty" (Thelonious Monk) - 4:05
  3. "More Than You Know" (Edward Eliscu, Billy Rose) Vincent Youmans) - 5:09
  4. "Swamp Seed" (Percy Heath) - 5:19
  5. "D Waltz" - 6:33
  6. "Just in Time" (Betty Comden, Adolph Green, Jule Styne) - 5:28
  7. "Wall to Wall" - 5:27

Personnel[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Riverside Records discography accessed October 23, 2012
  2. ^ Down Beat:December 19, 1963 Vol. 30, No. 32
  3. ^ a b Yanow, S. Allmusic Review accessed October 23, 2012
  4. ^ Swenson, J., ed. (1985). The Rolling Stone Jazz Record Guide. USA: Random House/Rolling Stone. p. 99. ISBN 0-394-72643-X.