Tenors (album)

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Studio album by David Murray
Released 1988
Recorded January 1988
Genre Jazz
Length 48:38
Label DIW
Producer Kazunori Sugiyama
David Murray chronology
Lucky Four

Tenors is an album by David Murray released on the Japanese DIW label. It was released in 1988 and features six quartet performances by Murray with Fred Hopkins, Dave Burrell and Ralph Peterson Jr.. As the title indicates, the album features songs written by or associated with tenor saxophonists.


The Allmusic review by Al Campbell awarded the album 3 stars stating "As with most of Murray's recordings for DIW, Tenors is worth picking up despite the inflated import price tag.".[1]

Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 3/5 stars[1]

Track listing[edit]

  1. "Equinox" (John Coltrane) - 6:17
  2. "Ghosts" (Albert Ayler) - 6:40
  3. "Over Time" (Burrell) - 10:28
  4. "Perfection" (Ornette Coleman) - 5:40
  5. "Chelsea Bridge" (Billy Strayhorn) - 9:05
  6. "St. Thomas" (Sonny Rollins) - 9:33



  1. ^ a b Campbell, A. Allmusic Review accessed August 8, 2011