The Tender Storm

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The Tender Storm
The Tender Storm.jpg
Studio album by Eddie Harris
Released 1966
Recorded March 8 and September 19, 1966
New York City
Genre Jazz
Length 37:20
Label Atlantic
SD 1478
Producer Nesuhi Ertegun
Eddie Harris chronology
Mean Greens
(1966)Mean Greens1966
The Tender Storm
The Electrifying Eddie Harris
(1967)The Electrifying Eddie Harris1967

The Tender Storm is an album by American jazz saxophonist Eddie Harris recorded in 1966 and released on the Atlantic label.[1][2]


The Allmusic review states "In a sense, this LP was really the calm before the storm, the album where Eddie Harris unveiled some new wrinkles in his act that would explode on the very next album Electrifying, while hewing tightly to a standard acoustic quartet format. Here he starts to use the Varitone amplified saxophone, albeit very discreetly, as he sticks mostly to the doubled octave effects for a suave tone that allows for some slippery swinging".[3]

Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 3/5 stars[3]

Track listing[edit]

All compositions by Eddie Harris except as indicated

  1. "When a Man Loves a Woman" (Calvin Lewis, Andrew Wright) - 6:16
  2. "My Funny Valentine" (Lorenz Hart, Richard Rodgers) - 6:02
  3. "Tender Storm" - 5:31
  4. "On a Clear Day (You Can See Forever)" (Burton Lane, Alan Jay Lerner) - 7:09
  5. "A Nightingale Sang in Berkeley Square" (Eric Maschwitz, Manning Sherwin) - 4:27
  6. "If Ever I Would Leave You" (Lerner, Frederick Loewe) - 7:55
  • Recorded in New York City on March 8 (track 5), and September 19 (tracks 1-4 & 6), 1966



  1. ^ Atlantic Records discography accessed May 8, 2012
  2. ^ Eddie Harris discography, accessed June 22, 2017
  3. ^ a b Ginell, R. S. Allmusic Review accessed May 8, 2012