Tijuana Jazz

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search
Tijuana Jazz
Tijuana Jazz.jpg
Studio album by Gary McFarland and Clark Terry
Released 1965
Recorded December 3, 6 & 7, 1965
Genre Jazz
Label Impulse!
Producer Bob Thiele
Gary McFarland chronology
The In Sound
(1965)The In Sound1965
Tijuana Jazz
(1965)
Profiles
(1966)Profiles1966

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 also on the HMV label as (E)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
Source Rating
Allmusic 3/5 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