The Genius of Coleman Hawkins

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The Genius of Coleman Hawkins
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Studio album by Coleman Hawkins
Released 1957
Recorded October 16, 1957 at Capitol Studios, Hollywood, Los Angeles, California
Genre Jazz
Length 78:36 (1997 CD reissue)
Label Verve
Producer Norman Granz
Coleman Hawkins chronology
Coleman Hawkins Encounters Ben Webster
(1957)
The Genius of Coleman Hawkins
(1957)
Coleman Hawkins and Confreres
(1957)
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 4/5 stars[1]

The Genius of Coleman Hawkins is a 1957 album by tenor saxophonist Coleman Hawkins, featuring the Oscar Peterson quartet. [2]

Track listing[edit]

  1. "I'll Never Be The Same" (Gus Kahn, Matty Malneck, Frank Signorelli) – 3:29
  2. "You're Blasé" (Ord Hamilton, Bruce Sievier) – 3:35
  3. "I Wished on the Moon" (Dorothy Parker, Ralph Rainger) – 3:38
  4. "How Long Has This Been Going On?" (George Gershwin, Ira Gershwin) – 3:54
  5. "Like Someone in Love" (Johnny Burke, Jimmy Van Heusen) – 3:55
  6. "My Melancholy Baby" (Ernie Burnett, George Norton) – 4:08
  7. "Ill Wind" (Harold Arlen, Ted Koehler) – 5:33
  8. "In a Mellow Tone" (Duke Ellington, Milt Gabler) – 4:45
  9. "There's No You" (Tom Adair, Hal Hopper) – 3:25
  10. "The World Is Waiting for the Sunrise" (Eugene Lockhart, Ernest Seitz) – 3:49
  11. "Somebody Loves Me" (G. Gershwin, Buddy DeSylva, Ballard MacDonald) – 3:51
  12. "Blues for Rene" (Coleman Hawkins) – 3:03
    Bonus tracks included on the 1997 CD release:
  13. "Begin the Beguine" (Cole Porter) – 3:02
  14. "I Never Had a Chance" (Irving Berlin) – 2:06
  15. "I Never Had a Chance" – 2:00
  16. "I Wished on the Moon" – 3:37
  17. "Like Someone in Love" – 3:55
  18. "Ill Wind" – 5:35
  19. "In a Mellow Tone" – 4:46
  20. "There's No You" – 3:26
  21. "Blues for Rene" – 3:04

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