Blowin' Away (Dizzy Reece and Ted Curson album)

Blowin' Away is an album by trumpeters Dizzy Reece and Ted Curson which was recorded in 1976 and first released on the Interplay label.[1][2][3]

Blowin' Away
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Studio album by
Released1978
RecordedJune 9, 1978
StudioBlue Rock Studio, New York City
GenreJazz
LabelInterplay IP-7716
ProducerFred Norsworthy, Toshiya Taenaka
Ted Curson chronology
Jubilant Power
(1976)
Blowin' Away
(1978)
The Trio
(1978)
Dizzy Reece chronology
Manhattan Project
(1978)
Blowin' Away
(1978)

ReceptionEdit

Professional ratings
Review scores
SourceRating
AllMusic     [4]
The Rolling Stone Jazz Record Guide     [5]

Allmusic awarded the album 4 stars with its review by Scott Yanow stating "It is a pity that Reece and Curson do not get to tangle on all of the numbers, but they do shoot off some fireworks (most notably on "Walkin'"); the playing by all of the veterans is up to par".[4]

Track listingEdit

  1. "Stella by Starlight" (Victor Young, Ned Washington) - 6:13
  2. "All The Things You Are" (Jerome Kern, Oscar Hammerstein II) - 6:16
  3. "Bass Conclave" (Dizzy Reece) - 6:24
  4. "Moose the Mooche" (Charlie Parker) - 5:11
  5. "Marjo" (Ted Curson) - 6:50
  6. "Walkin'" (Richard Carpenter) - 8:48

PersonnelEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Dizzy Reece discography accessed February 27, 2015
  2. ^ Fitzgerald, M., Ted Curson leader entry, accessed February 27, 2015
  3. ^ Interplay Records discography accessed May 9, 2017
  4. ^ a b Yanow, S., Allmusic Review accessed February 27, 2015
  5. ^ Swenson, J., ed. (1985). The Rolling Stone Jazz Record Guide. USA: Random House/Rolling Stone. p. 167. ISBN 0-394-72643-X.