Tales from the Hudson

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Tales from the Hudson
Tales From the Hudson.jpg
Studio album by
Released1996
Recorded1996
GenreJazz
Length60:23
LabelImpulse! Records
ProducerMichael Brecker, George Whitty, Pat Metheny
Michael Brecker chronology
Now You See It...Now You Don't
(1990)
Tales from the Hudson
(1996)
Two Blocks from the Edge
(1998)
Professional ratings
Review scores
SourceRating
Allmusic4/5 stars[1]

Tales from the Hudson is Michael Brecker's fourth album as a leader. It was recorded at the Power Station in New York City. It was recorded in 1996.[2] The album also 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]

All tracks composed by Michael Brecker; except where indicated

Side one:
No.TitleLength
1."Slings And Arrows" (Brecker)8:19
2."Midnight Voyage" (Calderazzo)7:17
Total length:15:36
Side two:
No.TitleLength
1."Song For Bilbao" (Metheny)5:44
2."Beau Rivage" (Brecker)7:38
Total length:12:82
Side three:
No.TitleLength
1."African Skies" (Brecker)8:12
2."introduction To Naked Soul" (Holland / Brecker)1:04
3."Naked Soul" (Brecker)8:43
Total length:17:59
Side four:
No.TitleLength
1."Willie T." (Grolnick)8:13
2."Cabin Fever" (Brecker)6:59
Total length:14:72

Personnel[edit]

Awards[edit]

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

References[edit]

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