Ellis in Wonderland

Ellis in Wonderland is the debut album by jazz guitarist Herb Ellis, accompanied by the Oscar Peterson trio, trumpeter Harry "Sweets" Edison, and saxophonists Charlie Mariano and Jimmy Giuffre.[1]

Ellis in Wonderland
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Studio album by
ReleasedFebruary 1956
RecordedDecember 1955 – January 1956
StudioHollywood, California
GenreJazz
Length48:45
LabelNorgran
ProducerKen Druker
Herb Ellis chronology
Ellis in Wonderland
(1956)
Nothing but the Blues
(1957)
Professional ratings
Review scores
SourceRating
AllMusic4/5 stars[1]
The Penguin Guide to Jazz Recordings3/4 stars[2]

Track listingEdit

No.TitleLength
1."Sweetheart Blues" (Ellis)4:46
2."Somebody Loves Me" (Buddy DeSylva/George Gershwin/Ballard MacDonald)4:55
3."It Could Happen to You" (Johnny Burke/Jimmy Van Heusen)3:47
4."Pogo" (Ellis)4:45
5."Detour Ahead" (Ellis/Lou Carter/Johnny Frigo)4:03
6."Ellis in Wonderland" (Ellis)3:52
7."Have You Met Miss Jones?" (Richard Rodgers/Lorenz Hart)6:20
8."A Simple Tune" (Jimmy Giuffre)4:11

PersonnelEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b Dryden, Ken. "Ellis in Wonderland". AllMusic. Retrieved 14 December 2017.
  2. ^ Cook, Richard; Morton, Brian (2008). The Penguin Guide to Jazz Recordings (9th ed.). Penguin. p. 442. ISBN 978-0-141-03401-0.