The Golden Number

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The Golden Number
The Golden Number.jpg
Studio album by
Released1977
RecordedJune 7, August 21 and December 19 & 20, 1976
GenreJazz
Length52:01
LabelHorizon
ProducerEd Michel
Charlie Haden chronology
Closeness
(1976)
The Golden Number
(1977)
Soapsuds, Soapsuds
(1977)

The Golden Number is an album of duets by bassist Charlie Haden recorded in 1976 and released on the Horizon label.[1]

Reception[edit]

The Allmusic review by Scott Yanow awarded the album 4 stars, stating, "In general, the music is quite intriguing and has its share of variety".[2]

Professional ratings
Review scores
SourceRating
Allmusic4/5 stars[2]
The Rolling Stone Jazz Record Guide4/5 stars[3]

Track listing[edit]

All compositions by Charlie Haden except as indicated
  1. "Out of Focus" - 7:27
  2. "Shepp's Way" - 12:07
  3. "Turnaround" (Ornette Coleman) - 7:52
  4. "Golden Number" - 12:28
  • Recorded at Kendun Recorders in Burbank, California on June 7, 1976 (track 1), at Village Recorder in Los Angeles on August 21, 1976 (track 3) and at Generation Sound in New York City on December 19 (track 4) and December 20 (track 2), 1976

Personnel[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Discogs album entry accessed November 30, 2011
  2. ^ a b Yanow, S. Allmusic Review accessed November 30, 2011
  3. ^ Swenson, J., ed. (1985). The Rolling Stone Jazz Record Guide. USA: Random House/Rolling Stone. p. 91. ISBN 0-394-72643-X.