The Rumproller

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The Rumproller
The Rumproller.jpg
Studio album by Lee Morgan
Released Mid January 1966[1]
Recorded April 9 & 21, 1965
Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs
Genre Jazz
Length 48:14
Label Blue Note
BST 84199
Producer Alfred Lion
Lee Morgan chronology
Tom Cat
(1964)
The Rumproller
(1965)
The Gigolo
(1965)

The Rumproller is an album by jazz trumpeter Lee Morgan released on the Blue Note label. It was recorded mainly on April 21, 1965 and features performances by Morgan with Joe Henderson, Ronnie Mathews, Victor Sproles, and Billy Higgins.

Reception[edit]

The Allmusic review by Scott Yanow awarded the album 3 stars stating "This album is worth picking up but it is not essential. ".[2]

Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 3/5 stars[2]
The Rolling Stone Jazz Record Guide 4/5 stars[3]

Track listing[edit]

All compositions by Lee Morgan except as indicated
  1. "The Rumproller" (Hill) - 10:29
  2. "Desert Moonlight" - 9:26
  3. "Eclipso" - 6:56
  4. "Edda" (Shorter) - 7:23
  5. "The Lady" (Stevenson) - 7:34

Bonus track on CD reissue:

  1. "Venus di Mildrew" (Shorter) - 6:26

Personnel[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Billboard Jan 15, 1966
  2. ^ a b Yanow, S. Allmusic Review accessed November 16, 2011
  3. ^ Swenson, J. (Editor) (1985). The Rolling Stone Jazz Record Guide. USA: Random House/Rolling Stone. p. 147. ISBN 0-394-72643-X.