Baritone Madness

Baritone Madness, is the debut album by baritone saxophonist Nick Brignola's Sextet featuring Pepper Adams which was recorded in late 1977 becoming the first release on the Bee Hive label.[1][2]

Baritone Madness
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Studio album by
Nick Brignola Sextet featuring Pepper Adams
RecordedDecember 22, 1977
StudioBlue Rock Studio, NYC
LabelBee Hive
BH 7000
ProducerJim Neumann
Pepper Adams chronology
Twelfth & Pingree
Baritone Madness
Nick Brignola chronology
Baritone Madness
Burn Brigade


Professional ratings
Review scores
Allmusic     [3]

Allmusic writer Scott Yanow states "This album lives up to its title. ... It is obvious from the song titles that this is very much a bebop jam session date, and quite a few sparks do fly.".[3]

Track listingEdit

All compositions by Charlie Parker except where noted.

  1. "Donna Lee – 9:33
  2. "Billie's Bounce – 11:15
  3. "Marmeduke" – 11:30
  4. "Body and Soul" (Johnny Green, Edward Heyman, Robert Sour, Frank Eyton) – 7:01
  5. "Alone Together" (Arthur Schwartz, Howard Dietz) – 6:57



  1. ^ Jazzlists: Bee Hive Records discography accessed May 10, 2017
  2. ^ Encilopedia del Jazz: Pepper Adams accessed May 10, 2017
  3. ^ a b Yanow, Scott. Nick Brignola Baritone Madness – Review at AllMusic. Retrieved May 10, 2017.