The Midgets

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The Midgets
The Midgets.jpg
Studio album by
The Joe Newman Septet
Released1956
RecordedJuly 8, 10 & 13, 1956
Webster Hall, New York City
GenreJazz
Length37:21
LabelVik
LX 1060
ProducerJack Lewis
Joe Newman chronology
I Feel Like a Newman
(1956)
The Midgets
(1956)
The Happy Cats
(1957)

The Midgets is an album by jazz trumpeter Joe Newman's Septet recorded in 1956 for the RCA Records subsidiary Vik label.[1]

Reception[edit]

Professional ratings
Review scores
SourceRating
Allmusic3/5 stars[2]

Allmusic awarded the album 3 stars.[2]

Track listing[edit]

All compositions by Ernie Wilkins except as indicated

  1. "The Midgets" (Joe Newman) - 6:09
  2. "The Late, Late Show" (Roy Alfred, Murray Berlin) - 2:58
  3. "Really? Healy!" - 2:52
  4. "One Lamper" - 3:04
  5. "She Has Red Hair" - 3:29
  6. "Valerie" - 2:55
  7. "No Moon at All" (Redd Evans, Dave Mann) - 2:46
  8. "Indeed the Blues" - 3:39
  9. "Living Dangerously" - 2:50
  10. "Scooter" - 2:54
  11. "My Dog Friday" - 3:28
  • Recorded at Webster Hall in New York City on July 8 (tracks 6, 7, 10 & 11), July 10 (tracks 1, 2 & 8) and July 13 (tracks 3-5 & 9), 1956

Personnel[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ RCA Vik Record Label Discography accessed November 30, 2015
  2. ^ a b Allmusic listing, accessed November 30, 2015