Waiting Game (album)

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Waiting Game
Waiting Game (album).jpg
Studio album by Zoot Sims
Released 1966
Recorded November 28 & 30, 1966
Genre Jazz
Length 43:05
Label Impulse!
Producer Bob Thiele, Gary McFarland
Zoot Sims chronology
New Beat Bossa Nova Vol. 2
(1962)New Beat Bossa Nova Vol. 21962
Waiting Game
(1966)
Easy as Pie: Live at the West Bank
(1968)Easy as Pie: Live at the West Bank1968

Waiting Game is an album by American jazz saxophonist Zoot Sims and Orchestra arranged by Gary McFarland featuring performances recorded in England in 1966 for the Impulse! label.[1]

Reception[edit]

The Allmusic review awarded the album 3 stars.[2]

Professional ratings
Review scores
SourceRating
Allmusic3/5 stars[2]

Track listing[edit]

All compositions by Gary McFarland except as indicated
  1. "Old Folks" (Dedette Lee Hill, Willard Robison) - 4:52
  2. "I Wish I Knew" (Mack Gordon) - 4:11
  3. "Once We Loved" - 2:46
  4. "It's a Blue World" (George Forrest, Robert Wright) - 3:47
  5. "September Song" (Kurt Weill, Maxwell Anderson) - 4:48
  6. "Over the Rainbow" (Harold Arlen, Yip Harburg) - 5:02
  7. "Stella by Starlight" (Victor Young, Ned Washington) - 4:36
  8. "One I Could Have Loved" - 3:13
  9. "You Go to My Head" (J. Fred Coots, Haven Gillespie) - 4:04
  10. "Does the Sun Really Shine on the Moon?" - 5:46
  • Recorded in London, England on November 28, 1966 (tracks 1-5 & 8-10), and November 30, 1966 (6 & 7)

Personnel[edit]

Technical
  • Robert Flynn - cover design
  • Arthur Halpern - cover photography
  • Nat Hentoff - liner notes

References[edit]

  1. ^ Impulse! Records discography accessed April 11, 2011
  2. ^ a b Allmusic Review accessed April 11, 2011