The Magnificent Trombone of Curtis Fuller

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The Magnificent Trombone of Curtis Fuller
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Studio album by Curtis Fuller Quintet featuring Zoot Sims
Released 1961
Recorded February 6 & 20, 1961
New York City
Genre Jazz
Length 39:24
Label Epic
LA 16013
Producer Mike Berniker
Curtis Fuller chronology
Boss of the Soul-Stream Trombone
(1960)Boss of the Soul-Stream Trombone1960
The Magnificent Trombone of Curtis Fuller
(1961)
South American Cookin'
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The Magnificent Trombone of Curtis Fuller is an album by jazz trombonist Curtis Fuller, released in 1961 on the Epic label.[1]

Reception[edit]

Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 4/5 stars[2]

Allmusic awarded the album 4 stars with its review by Ken Dryden stating, "the leader doesn't disappoint... While this CD may fall just short of essential for hard bop fans, it is recommended.[2]

Track listing[edit]

All compositions by Curtis Fuller except as indicated

  1. "I'll Be Around" (Alec Wilder) - 3:59
  2. "Dream" (Johnny Mercer) - 5:12
  3. "Mixed Emotions" (Stuart F. Louchheim) - 4:38
  4. "Playpen" - 4:41
  5. "Sometimes I Feel Like a Motherless Child" (Traditional) - 3:44
  6. "Two Different Worlds" (Al Frisch, Sid Wayne) - 5:54
  7. "Teabags" - 4:02
  8. "I Loves You, Porgy" (George Gershwin, Ira Gershwin) - 4:29
  • Recorded in New York City on February 6 (tracks 2-4, 7 & 8) and February 20 (tracks 1, 5 & 6), 1961

Personnel[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Curtis Fuller Discography accessed September 6, 2012
  2. ^ a b Dryden, K. Allmusic Review accessed September 6, 2012