The Roar of the Greasepaint

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The Roar of the Greasepaint
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Studio album by Ahmad Jamal
Released 1965
Recorded February 24–25, 1965
Studio Nola Penthouse Studio, New York
Genre Jazz
Length 34:16
Label Argo
LPS-751
Producer Esmond Edwards
Ahmad Jamal chronology
Naked City Theme
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The Roar of the Greasepaint
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Extensions
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Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 2/5 stars[1]

The Roar of the Greasepaint is an album by American jazz pianist Ahmad Jamal featuring performances of tunes from the musical, The Roar of the Greasepaint – The Smell of the Crowd recorded in 1965 and released on the Argo label.[2]

Critical reception[edit]

AllMusic awarded the album 2 stars.[1]

Track listing[edit]

All compositions by Leslie Bricusse and Anthony Newley

  1. "Look at That Face" 2:56
  2. "Where Would You Be Without Me?" – 2:52
  3. "It Isn't Enough" – 3:25
  4. "Who Can I Turn To (When Nobody Needs Me)" – 2:58
  5. "Sweet Beginning" – 3:11
  6. "The Dream" – 2:25
  7. "Feeling Good" – 2:56
  8. "My First Love Song" – 4:21
  9. "A Wonderful Day Like Today" – 2:39
  10. "That's What It Is To Be Young" 3:31
  11. "That Beautiful Land" – 3:02

Personnel[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Allmusic Review accessed May 21, 20121
  2. ^ Ahmad Jamal discography accessed May 21, 2012