Tetragon (album)

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Tetragon
Tetragon (album).jpg
Studio album by Joe Henderson
Released 1968
Recorded September 27, 1967 (#4, 6-7)
May 16, 1968 (#1-3, 5)
Studio Plaza Sound Studios, New York City
Genre Jazz, post-bop
Length 40:58
Label Milestone
MSP 9017
Producer Orrin Keepnews
Joe Henderson chronology
The Kicker
(1967)The Kicker1967
Tetragon
(1968)
Four
(1968)Four1968
Professional ratings
Review scores
SourceRating
Allmusic4/5 stars [1]
Jazz.com91/100[2]
The Rolling Stone Jazz Record Guide3/5 stars[3]

Tetragon is the second album by jazz saxophonist Joe Henderson released on the Milestone label. It was recorded on September 27, 1967 and May 16, 1968 and features performances by Henderson with Don Friedman, Jack DeJohnette, Kenny Barron, Ron Carter and Louis Hayes. The Allmusic review by Scott Yanow states that "Highlights of this album include the title track, "I've Got You Under My Skin" and "Invitation."".[4]

Track listing[edit]

All compositions by Joe Henderson except where noted.

  1. "Invitation" (Bronislaw Kaper, Paul Francis Webster) – 6:18
  2. "R.J." (Ron Carter) – 5:38
  3. "The Bead Game" (Joe Henderson, Lee Konitz) – 8:39
  4. "Tetragon" – 5:40
  5. "Waltz for Zweetie" (Walter Bishop, Jr.) – 4:29
  6. "First Trip" (Ron Carter) – 5:15
  7. "I've Got You Under My Skin" (Cole Porter) – 4:59

Personnel[edit]

On tracks 1-3 & 5

On tracks 4, 6 & 7

References[edit]

  1. ^ Yanow, Scott (2011). "Tetragon – Joe Henderson | AllMusic". allmusic.com. Retrieved 17 July 2011. 
  2. ^ Aaron, S. Victor. "Joe Henderson: Tetragon". jazz.com. Retrieved 15 November 2012. 
  3. ^ Swenson, J., ed. (1985). The Rolling Stone Jazz Record Guide. USA: Random House/Rolling Stone. p. 100. ISBN 0-394-72643-X. 
  4. ^ Yanow, S. Allmusic review accessed March 12, 2009.