Teo (album)

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Studio album by Teo Macero
Released 1957
Recorded April 27, 1957
Van Gelder Studio, Hackensack, New Jersey
Genre Jazz
Length 36:13
Label Prestige
PRLP 7104
Producer Teddy Charles
Teo Macero chronology
What's New?
(1956)What's New?1956
New Music in Quarter-Tones
(1967)New Music in Quarter-Tones1967

Teo (also referred to as Teo Macero and the Prestige Jazz Quartet) is an album by saxophonist Teo Macero fronting the Prestige Jazz Quartet, a group nominally led by jazz vibraphonist Teddy Charles, which was recorded in 1957 for the Prestige label.[1][2]


Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 4.5/5 stars[3]

The Allmusic review by Scott Yanow stated "The music is advanced but from the jazz tradition, and overall this set is more noteworthy for Macero's interesting playing than for the tunes themselves".[3]

Track listing[edit]

  1. "Ghost Story" (Mal Waldron) - 6:27
  2. "Please Don't Go Now" (John Ross) - 6:38
  3. "Just Spring" (Teo Macero) - 4:52
  4. "Star Eyes" (Gene de Paul, Don Raye) - 7:09
  5. "Polody" (Teddy Charles) - 5:15
  6. "What's Not" (Waldron) - 5:52



  1. ^ Prestige Records discography accessed July 29, 2013
  2. ^ Cohen, N. Teddy Charles Discography, accessed July 29, 2013
  3. ^ a b Jurek, T. Allmusic Review accessed July 29, 2013