Tonite's Music Today

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Tonite's Music Today
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Studio album by
Released1956
RecordedJanuary 31, 1956
New York City
GenreJazz
Length35:18
LabelStoryville
STLP 907
ProducerGeorge Wein
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Tonite's Music Today is an album by saxophonist Zoot Sims and trombonist Bob Brookmeyer recorded in 1956 for the Storyville label.[1]

Reception[edit]

Professional ratings
Review scores
SourceRating
Allmusic4.5/5 stars[2]

The Allmusic review by Scott Yanow said the album featured "colorful jammed ensembles and hard-swinging yet cool-toned solos that owe as much to the swing tradition as to the innovations of bebop".[2]

Track listing[edit]

  1. "Mr. Moon" (Steve Allen) - 4:56
  2. "I Hear a Rhapsody" (Jack Baker, George Fragos, Dick Gasparre) - 2:27
  3. "The Chant" (Gerry Mulligan) - 4:27
  4. "Blues" (Traditional) - 5:39
  5. "Zoot's Tune" (Zoot Sims) - 4:42
  6. "How Long Has This Been Going On?" (George Gershwin, Ira Gershwin) - 4:51
  7. "Bobby's Tune" (Bob Brookmeyer) - 3:23
  8. "Blue Skies" (Irving Berlin) - 4:53

Personnel[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Zoot Sims Catalog, accessed November 30, 2015
  2. ^ a b Yanow, Scott. Tonite's Music Today – Review at AllMusic. Retrieved November 30, 2015.