The Jazztet at Birdhouse

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The Jazztet at Birdhouse
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Live album by Art Farmer and Benny Golson
Released 1961
Recorded May 15, 1961
Birdhouse, Chicago
Genre Jazz
Length 40:00
Label Argo
LP 688
Producer Kay Norton
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The Jazztet at Birdhouse is a live album by the Jazztet, led by trumpeter Art Farmer and saxophonist Benny Golson. It features performances recorded in Chicago in 1961 and was originally released on the Argo label.[1]


Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Down Beat 4.5/5 stars[2]
Allmusic 4/5 stars[3]

The Allmusic review by Ken Dryden says, "The interaction between the musicians throughout the session adds to the value of this live material".[3]

Track listing[edit]

  1. "Junction" (Benny Golson) - 5:54
  2. "Farmer's Market" (Art Farmer) - 8:36
  3. "Darn That Dream" (Jimmy Van Heusen, Eddie DeLange) - 4:28
  4. "Shutterbug" (J. J. Johnson) - 4:50
  5. "'Round Midnight" (Thelonious Monk) - 10:12
  6. "November Afternoon" (Tom McIntosh) - 6:16



  1. ^ Art Farmer discography accessed June 15, 2012
  2. ^ Down Beat: January 18, 1962 vol. 29, no. 2
  3. ^ a b Dryden, K. Allmusic Review accessed June 15, 2012