Together Again! (Willis Jackson and Jack McDuff album)

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Together Again!
Willis Jackson and Jack McDuff - Together Again!.jpg
Studio album by Willis Jackson and Jack McDuff
Released 1965
Recorded May 25 and November 9, 1959
February 26 and August 16, 1960
Studio Van Gelder Studio, Hackensack and Englewood Cliffs, New Jersey
Genre Jazz
Label Prestige
PR 7364
Producer Esmond Edwards
Willis Jackson chronology
Cookin' Sherry
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Together Again!
(1959–60)
Really Groovin'
(1961)Really Groovin'1961

Together Again! is an album by saxophonist Willis Jackson with organist Jack McDuff which was recorded in 1959 and 1960 and released on the Prestige label in 1965.[1]

Reception[edit]

Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
AllMusic 4/5 stars[2]
The Rolling Stone Jazz Record Guide 3/5 stars[3]

AllMusic awarded the album 4 stars stating, "the Willis Jackson-Jack McDuff-speared combo offers respectable early soul-jazz, if not too different from many other Prestige-overseen sessions of the early '60s".[2]

Track listing[edit]

All compositions by Willis Jackson except where noted.

  1. "Three Little Words" (Bert Kalmar, Harry Ruby) – 5:01
  2. "Tu'gether" – 7:10
  3. "Glad'a See Ya" – 4:12
  4. "This'll Get to Ya" – 10:14
  5. "It Might as Well Be Spring" (Oscar Hammerstein II, Richard Rodgers) – 6:58
  • Recorded at Van Gelder Studio in Hackensack, New Jersey on May 25, 1959 (track 1), and at Van Gelder Studio in Englewood Cliffs, New Jersey on November 9, 1959 (track 3), February 26, 1960 (tracks 4, 5) and August 16, 1960 (track 2)

Personnel[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Prestige Records discography accessed February 18, 2013
  2. ^ a b Unterberger, R. AllMusic listing accessed February 18, 2013
  3. ^ Swenson, J. (Editor) (1985). The Rolling Stone Jazz Record Guide. USA: Random House/Rolling Stone. p. 111. ISBN 0-394-72643-X. 
  4. ^ Discogs Willis Jackson With Jack McDuff* – Together Again!
  5. ^ The Afro-American October 14, 1972 Page 11 – What's Happening by Ida Peters