The Music I Like to Play Vol. 4

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The Music I Like to Play Vol. 4
The Music I Like to Play Vol. 4.jpg
Studio album by Tete Montoliu
Released 1992
Recorded January 28, 1990
Studio Barigozzi Studio, Milan
Genre Jazz
Length 49:00
Label Soul Note
SN 12 1250
Producer Giovanni Bonandrini
Tete Montoliu chronology
The Music I Like to Play Vol. 3
(1989)The Music I Like to Play Vol. 31989
The Music I Like to Play Vol. 4
(1990)
The Man from Barcelona
(1990)The Man from Barcelona1990

The Music I Like to Play Vol. 4, subtitled Soul Eyes, is a solo album by pianist Tete Montoliu recorded in 1990 and released on the Italian Soul Note label.[1][2]

Reception[edit]

Professional ratings
Review scores
SourceRating
AllMusic4/5 stars[3]
The Penguin Guide to Jazz3/4 stars[4]

Ken Dryden of AllMusic states, "Mixing standards, swing, bop, and hard bop compositions, Montoliu consistently comes up with imaginative treatments. ... Although Montoliu would record several additional CDs after this session, this is easily one of his most essential releases".[3]

Track listing[edit]

  1. "Bluesology" (Milt Jackson) – 4:16
  2. "Sophisticated Lady" (Duke Ellington, Irving Mills, Mitchell Parish) – 7:12
  3. "The Way You Look Tonight" (Jerome Kern, Dorothy Fields) – 5:13
  4. "Soul Eyes" (Mal Waldron) – 8:15
  5. "All the Things You Are" (Kern, Oscar Hammerstein II) – 4:13
  6. "Nancy (with the Laughing Face)" (Jimmy Van Heusen, Phil Silvers) – 5:28
  7. "Fair Weather" (Benny Golson) – 4:18
  8. "If I Should Lose You" (Ralph Rainger, Leo Robin) – 5:22
  9. "Up Jumped Spring" (Freddie Hubbard) – 4:43

Personnel[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Soul Note discography. Retrieved June 20, 2017
  2. ^ Tete Montoliu discography. Retrieved June 20, 2017
  3. ^ a b Dryden, Ken. Tete Montoliu: The Music I Like to Play, Vol. 4 – Review at AllMusic. Retrieved June 20, 2017.
  4. ^ Cook, Richard; Morton, Brian (2008). The Penguin Guide to Jazz Recordings (9th ed.). Penguin. p. 1030. ISBN 978-0-141-03401-0.