The Sorcerer (album)

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The Sorcerer
The Sorcerer (album).jpg
Live album by Gábor Szabó
Released 1967
Recorded April 14 & 15, 1967
Genre Jazz
Length 38:30
Label Impulse!
Producer Bob Thiele
Gábor Szabó chronology
Jazz Raga
(1966)
The Sorcerer
(1967)
More Sorcery
(1967)

The Sorcerer is a live album by Hungarian jazz guitarist Gábor Szabó featuring performances recorded in 1967 for the Impulse! label.[1]

Reception[edit]

The Allmusic review by Douglas Payne awarded the album 4½ stars stating "The playing seems inspired, and the interplay within the group is something to behold -- even when performing lightweight tunes".[2]

Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 4.5/5 stars[2]
Reverb Central 4/5 starslink

Track listing[edit]

All compositions by Gábor Szabó except as indicated
  1. "The Beat Goes On" (Sonny Bono) - 4:52
  2. "Little Boat (O Barquinho)" (Ronaldo Bôscoli, Roberto Menescal) - 4:23
  3. "Lou-Ise" (Jimmy Stewart) - 4:17
  4. "What Is This Thing Called Love?" (Cole Porter) - 5:18
  5. "Space" - 6:40
  6. "Stronger Than Us" (Francis Lai, Pierre Barough) - 4:13
  7. "Mizrab" - 6:58
  8. "Comin' Back" (Clyde Otis, Gábor Szabó) 1:56
  9. "Los Matadoros" - 12:09 (Bonus track on CD reissue)
  10. "People" (Jule Styne, Bob Merrill) - 5:18 (Bonus track on CD reissue)
  11. "Corcovado" (Antônio Carlos Jobim) - 3:22 (Bonus track on CD reissue)
  • Recorded at The Jazz Workshop in Boston, Massachusetts on April 14 & 15, 1967

Personnel[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Impulse! Records discography accessed April 4, 2011
  2. ^ a b Payne, D. Allmusic Review accessed April 4, 2011