Two Blocks from the Edge

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Two Blocks from the Edge
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Studio album by Michael Brecker
Released 1998
Recorded 1998
Genre Jazz
Length 55:43
Label Impulse! Records
Producer Michael Brecker & Joey Calderazzo
Michael Brecker chronology
Tales from the Hudson
(1996)Tales from the Hudson1996
Two Blocks from the Edge
Time Is of the Essence
(1999)Time Is of the Essence1999
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 4.5/5 stars[1]

Two Blocks from the Edge is Michael Brecker's fifth album as a leader. It was recorded at Avatar Studios in New York City. It was recorded in 1998.[2]

Track listing[edit]

All tracks composed by Michael Brecker; except where indicated

  1. "Madame Toulouse" — 5:19
  2. "Two Blocks from the Edge" — 8:32
  3. "Bye George" (Joey Calderazzo) — 6:59
  4. "El Niño" (Joey Calderazzo) — 7:41
  5. "Cat’s Cradle" (Joey Calderazzo) — 6:43
  6. "The Impaler" (Jeff "Tain" Watts) — 7:13
  7. "How Long ‘Til the Sun" — 7:39
  8. "Delta City Blues" — 5:37



  1. ^ Yanow, Scott (2011). "Two Blocks from the Edge - Michael Brecker | AllMusic". Retrieved 21 July 2011. 
  2. ^ Cook, Richard; Morton, Brian (2008). The Penguin Guide to Jazz Recordings (9th ed.). Penguin. p. 167. ISBN 978-0-141-03401-0.