Time Is of the Essence

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Time Is of the Essence
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Studio album by
Released1999
GenreJazz
Length69:31
LabelVerve
ProducerGeorge Whitty
Michael Brecker chronology
Two Blocks From the Edge
(1998)
Time Is of the Essence
(1999)
Nearness of You: The Ballad Book
(2001)
Professional ratings
Review scores
SourceRating
Allmusic3/5 stars[1]
The Penguin Guide to Jazz Recordings3.5/4 stars [2]

Time Is of the Essence is Michael Brecker's sixth album as a leader. It was recorded at the Power Station and Right Track in New York City.

Track listing[edit]

All tracks composed by Michael Brecker; except where indicated

No.TitleWriter(s)Length
1."Arc of the Pendulum" 8:59
2."Sound Off"Larry Goldings6:05
3."Half Past Late" 6:06
4."Timeline"Pat Metheny6:06
5."The Morning of This Night" 7:41
6."Renaissance Man (for Eddie Harris)"George Whitty8:34
7."Dr. Slate" 7:39
8."As I Am"Pat Metheny6:48
9."Outrance" 10:07

Personnel[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Ruhlmann, William (2011). "Time Is of the Essence - Michael Brecker | AllMusic". allmusic.com. Retrieved 21 July 2011.
  2. ^ Cook, Richard; Morton, Brian (2008). The Penguin Guide to Jazz Recordings (9th ed.). Penguin. p. 168. ISBN 978-0-141-03401-0.