The Right Combination (Joe Albany album)

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The Right Combination
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Studio album by
RecordedSeptember 1957
Los Angeles, California
RLP 12–270
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The Right Combination is the debut album by American jazz pianist Joe Albany featuring saxophonist Warne Marsh which was recorded in 1957 for the Riverside label.[1]


Professional ratings
Review scores
The Penguin Guide to Jazz[3]
The Rolling Stone Jazz Record Guide[4]

The Allmusic review states: "From the historical standpoint, this release is essential".[2] The Penguin Guide to Jazz described it as "a jam at engineer Ralph Garretson's home, but for all its technical failings it does reveal a remarkable stylist".[3]

Track listing[edit]

  1. "Daahoud" (Clifford Brown) – 4:56
  2. "Angel Eyes" (Earl Brent, Matt Dennis) – 6:04
  3. " I Love You" (Cole Porter) – 8:30
  4. "Body and Soul" (Frank Eyton, Johnny Green, Edward Heyman, Robert Sour) – 8:24
  5. "It's You or No One" (Sammy Cahn, Jule Styne) – 5:02
  6. "All the Things You Are" (Oscar Hammerstein II, Jerome Kern) – 7:20
  7. "The Nearness of You" (Hoagy Carmichael, Ned Washington) – 2:13



  1. ^ Riverside Records discography accessed September 26, 2012
  2. ^ a b Yanow, S. Allmusic Review accessed September 26, 2012
  3. ^ a b Cook, Richard; Morton, Brian (2008). The Penguin Guide to Jazz Recordings (9th ed.). Penguin. p. 15. ISBN 978-0-141-03401-0.
  4. ^ Swenson, J., ed. (1985). The Rolling Stone Jazz Record Guide. USA: Random House/Rolling Stone. p. 7. ISBN 0-394-72643-X.