Today and Now

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Today and Now
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Studio album by Coleman Hawkins
Released July/August 1963[1]
Recorded September 9 & 11, 1962
Studio Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ
Genre Jazz
Length 40:01
Label Impulse!
Producer Bob Thiele
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Today and Now is an album by American jazz saxophonist Coleman Hawkins featuring performances recorded in 1962 for the Impulse! label.[2]


The Allmusic review by Steven McDonald awarded the album 4 stars stating "Not always the most compelling title from the Hawkins catalog, the record at least has the virtue of both being listenable and worthy of somewhat deeper inspection".[3]

Professional ratings
Review scores
Allmusic4/5 stars[3]
Down Beat4/5 stars[4]

Track listing[edit]

  1. "Go Li'l Liza" (Traditional) – 6:25
  2. "Quintessence" (Quincy Jones) – 4:46
  3. "Don't Love Me" (Bill Katz, Pauline Rivelli, Ruth Roberts) – 4:40
  4. "Love Song from "Apache"" (Johnny Mercer, David Raksin) – 4:14
  5. "Put on Your Old Grey Bonnett" (Stanley Murphy, Percy Wenrich) – 9:51
  6. "Swingin' Scotch" (Coleman Hawkins) – 5:32
  7. "Don't Sit Under the Apple Tree (With Anyone Else but Me)" (Sam H. Stept, Lew Brown, Charles Tobias) – 4:33

Recorded on September 9, 1962 (1-4) and 11, 1962 (5-7).



  1. ^ Billboard Aug 10, 1963
  2. ^ Impulse! Records discography accessed March 18, 2011
  3. ^ a b McDonald, S. Allmusic Review accessed March 18, 2011
  4. ^ Down Beat:September 12, 1963 Vol. 30, No.25