Blues for Harvey

Blues for Harvey is an album by American saxophonist Johnny Griffin recorded at the Jazzhus Montmartre in 1973 and released on the SteepleChase label.[1]

Blues for Harvey
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Live album by
Released1973
RecordedJuly 4–5, 1973
VenueJazzhus Montmartre in Copenhagen, Denmark
GenreJazz
Length55:53
LabelSteepleChase
SCS-1004
ProducerNils Winther
Johnny Griffin chronology
Tough Tenors Again 'n' Again
(1970)
Blues for Harvey
(1973)
Live at Music Inn
(1974)

ReceptionEdit

Professional ratings
Review scores
SourceRating
AllMusic     [2]

The AllMusic review by Ken Dryden states, "There are some exciting moments, but overall, this live record falls just a bit short of essential for hard bop fans."[2]

Track listingEdit

All compositions by Johnny Griffin except where noted.

  1. "That Party Upstairs" - 14:42
  2. "Alone Again" - 8:42
  3. "Sound Track Blues" - 6:13 Bonus track on CD reissue
  4. "The Theme" (Traditional) - 0:26 Bonus track on CD reissue
  5. "Soft and Furry" - 11:34
  6. "Blues for Harvey" - 12:53
  7. "Rhythm-a-Ning/The Theme" (Thelonious Monk/Traditional) - 2:36

PersonnelEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Johnny Griffin discography accessed March 13, 2015
  2. ^ a b Dryden, Ken. Johnny Griffin – Blues for Harvey: Review at AllMusic. Retrieved March 13, 2015.