Tales from the Hudson

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Tales from the Hudson
Studio album by
ReleasedJune 1996
StudioPower Station, NYC
LabelImpulse! Records
ProducerMichael Brecker, George Whitty, Pat Metheny
Michael Brecker chronology
Out of the Loop (Brecker Brothers album)
Tales from the Hudson
Two Blocks from the Edge
Professional ratings
Review scores
The Penguin Guide to Jazz Recordings[2]

Tales from the Hudson is Michael Brecker's fourth album as a leader. It was recorded at the Power Station in New York City in 1996.[2] The album won Brecker two Grammy awards for Best Jazz Instrumental Solo (for his solo on "Cabin Fever") and Best Jazz Instrumental Album, Individual or Group.

Track listing[edit]

1."Slings and Arrows"Brecker8:19
2."Midnight Voyage"Calderazzo7:17
3."Song for Bilbao"Metheny5:44
4."Beau Rivage"Brecker7:38
5."African Skies"Brecker8:12
6."Introduction to Naked Soul"Holland, Brecker1:04
7."Naked Soul"Brecker8:43
8."Willie T."Grolnick8:13
9."Cabin Fever"Brecker6:59



1997 – 40th Annual GRAMMY Awards

Years Winner Title Category
1997 Michael Brecker "Cabin Fever" Grammy Award for Best Improvised Jazz Solo
1997 Michael Brecker Tales from the Hudson Grammy Award for Best Jazz Instrumental Album


  1. ^ Yanow, Scott (2011). "Tales from the Hudson - Michael Brecker | AllMusic". allmusic.com. Retrieved 21 July 2011.
  2. ^ a b Cook, Richard; Morton, Brian (2008). The Penguin Guide to Jazz Recordings (9th ed.). Penguin. p. 167. ISBN 978-0-141-03401-0.