Tijuana Jazz

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Tijuana Jazz
Tijuana Jazz.jpg
Studio album by
Released1965
RecordedDecember 3, 6 & 7, 1965
GenreJazz
LabelImpulse!
ProducerBob Thiele
Gary McFarland chronology
The In Sound
(1965)
Tijuana Jazz
(1965)
Profiles
(1966)

Tijuana Jazz is an album by American jazz vibraphonist Gary McFarland and trumpeter Clark Terry featuring performances recorded in 1965 for the Impulse! label.[1] The album was also released in the UK on the HMV label as CLP3541.

Reception[edit]

The AllMusic review by Scott Yanow awarded the album 3 stars stating: "McFarland's arrangements are fine, but the solos are quite short, and the Mexican-flavored music is not particularly memorable. A blown opportunity".[2]

Professional ratings
Review scores
SourceRating
Allmusic3/5 stars[2]

Track listing[edit]

All compositions by Gary McFarland except as indicated
  1. "South of the Border" (Jimmy Kennedy, Michael Carr) - 2:06
  2. "Acapulco at Night" - 2:52
  3. "Fantastic, That's You" (George Cates, George Douglas) - 2:54
  4. "Limehouse Blues" (Philip Braham, Douglas Furber) - 3:37
  5. "Tijuana" (Cates, Douglas) - 2:09
  6. "Marcheta" (Victor Schertzinger) - 2:55
  7. "Granny's Samba" - 3:30
  8. "Soul Bird (Tin Tin Deo)" (Gil Fuller, Chano Pozo) - 4:01
  9. "Mexicali Rose" (Jack Tenney, Helen Stone) - 2:27
  10. "Ira Schwartz's Golden Dream" - 3:32
  11. "Mary Jane" - 3:05
  12. "Sweet Georgia Brown" (Ben Bernie, Kenneth Casey, Maceo Pinkard) - 2:06
  • Recorded in New York City on December 3, 1965 (tracks 1, 2, 6 & 9), December 6, 1965 (tracks 4, 8, 11 & 12), and December 7, 1965 (tracks 3, 5, 7 & 10)

Personnel[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Impulse! Records discography accessed March 28, 2011
  2. ^ a b Yanow, S. Allmusic Review accessed March 28, 2011