The Kenny Dorham Memorial Album

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The Arrival of Kenny Dorham
The Kenny Dorham Memorial Album.jpg
Studio album by Kenny Dorham
Released May 1960[1]
Recorded January 10, 1960
New York City
Genre Jazz, Bebop
Length 41:55
Label Jaro JAM 5007
Xanadu
Xanadu 125 (reissue)
Producer Don Schlitten
Kenny Dorham chronology
Quiet Kenny
(1959)Quiet Kenny1959
The Kenny Dorham Memorial Album
(1960)
Jazz Contemporary
(1960)Jazz Contemporary1960

The Arrival of Kenny Dorham is a jazz studio album by Kenny Dorham, recorded and release in 1960. Initially released for Jaro Records, it would be reissued on the Xanadu label in 1975 as The Kenny Dorham Memorial Album with a different artwork.

Reception[edit]

The Allmusic review by Scott Yanow stated "The straight-ahead music includes features for Davis and Warren, but Dorham consistently takes honors".[2]

Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 3/5 stars[2]
The Rolling Stone Jazz Record Guide 3/5 stars[3]

Track listing[edit]

  1. "Stage West" - 8:20
  2. "I'm an Old Cowhand" - 4:09
  3. "Song of Delilah" - 4:25
  4. "Butch's Blues" - 3:41
  5. "Stella by Starlight" - 5:01
  6. "Lazy Afternoon" - 3:10
  7. "Turbo" - 3:44
  8. "When Sunny Gets Blue" - 4:36
  9. "Six Bits" - 4:45

Personnel[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Billboard May 30, 1960
  2. ^ a b Yanow, Scott. Memorial Album – Review at AllMusic. Retrieved May 15, 2015.
  3. ^ Swenson, J. (Editor) (1985). The Rolling Stone Jazz Record Guide. USA: Random House/Rolling Stone. p. 64. ISBN 0-394-72643-X.