The Swinger (album)

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The Swinger
The Swinger (album).jpg
Studio album by Harry Edison
Released 1958
Recorded September 18, 1958
Studio NYC
Genre Jazz
Length 37:04
Label Verve
MG V-8295
Producer Norman Granz
Harry Edison chronology
Going for Myself
(1957)Going for Myself1957
The Swinger
(1958)
Mr. Swing
(1958)Mr. Swing1958

The Swinger is an album by trumpeter Harry Edison which was recorded in 1958 and released on the Verve label.[1][2]

Reception[edit]

Professional ratings
Review scores
SourceRating
Allmusic4.5/5 stars[3]

The Allmusic review by Ron Wynn stated "Both torrid and mellow – this is striking Edison".[3]

Track listing[edit]

All compositions by Harry Edison except where noted.

  1. "Pussy Willow" – 7:30
  2. "The Very Thought of You" (Ray Noble) – 6:03
  3. "Nasty" – 4:53
  4. "The Strollers" – 6:52
  5. "Sunday" (Chester Conn, Jule Styne, Bennie Krueger, Ned Miller) – 6:53
  6. "Fair Ground" – 4:53

Personnel[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Edwards, D. & Callahan, M. [www.bsnpubs.com/new/verve.pdf Verve Label Discography], accessed June 28, 2017
  2. ^ Verve Records Catalog, accessed June 28, 2017
  3. ^ a b Wynn, Ron. The Swinger – Review at AllMusic. Retrieved June 28, 2017.