The Mode

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The Mode
The Mode.jpg
Studio album by Sonny Red
Released1962
RecordedMay 29 and December 14, 1961
Plaza Sound Studios, New York City
GenreJazz
LabelJazzland
JLP 59
Sonny Red chronology
A Story Tale
(1961)
The Mode
(1962)
Images
(1961)

The Mode is an album by American saxophonist Sonny Red recorded in 1961 with Grant Green and Barry Harris and released on the Jazzland label.[1]

Reception[edit]

Professional ratings
Review scores
SourceRating
Down Beat2.5/5 stars[2]
Allmusic3/5 stars[3]

Allmusic awarded the album 3 stars, stating: "This vinyl LP isn't a masterpiece, but it's decent and certainly likable."[3]

Track listing[edit]

All compositions by Sonny Red except as indicated

  1. "Moon River" (Henry Mancini, Johnny Mercer) - 6:08
  2. "I Like the Likes of You" (Vernon Duke, E.Y. "Yip" Harburg) - 4:19
  3. "Super 20" - 5:32
  4. "Bye Bye Blues" (Dave Bennett, Chauncey Gray, Fred Hamm, Bert Lown) - 4:30
  5. "The Mode" - 9:48
  6. "Never, Never Land" (Betty Comden, Adolph Green, Jule Styne) - 6:31
  7. "Ko-Kee" - 4:12
  • Recorded at Plaza Sound Studios in New York City on May 29 (tracks 2, 4, 6 & 7) and December 14 (tracks 1, 3 & 5), 1961

Personnel[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Jazzland Records discography accessed November 12, 2012
  2. ^ Down Beat:June 21, 1962 Vol. 29, No.13
  3. ^ a b Henderson, Alex, Allmusic Review, accessed November 12, 2012.