Goodness! is the sixth album led by saxophonist Houston Person, which was recorded in 1969 and released on the Prestige label.[1][2][3]

Goodness!
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Studio album by
Released1969
RecordedAugust 25, 1969
StudioVan Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ
GenreJazz
Length37:41
LabelPrestige
PR 7678
ProducerBob Porter
Houston Person chronology
Soul Dance!
(1968)
Goodness!
(1969)
Truth!
(1970)

ReceptionEdit

Professional ratings
Review scores
SourceRating
Allmusic     [4]
The Penguin Guide to Jazz Recordings    [5]

Allmusic awarded the album 4 stars, stating: "The music is generally quite commercial and is certainly not recommended to bebop purists, although it has some strong moments. But overall these performances succeed more as background music than as creative jazz".[4]

Track listingEdit

All compositions by Houston Person except as noted

  1. "Hey Driver!" (Gloria Coleman) - 5:28
  2. "Goodness" - 9:28
  3. "Brother H." - 4:36
  4. "Hard Times" (Paul Mitchell) - 6:16
  5. "Jamilah" (Sonny Phillips) - 5:33
  6. "Close Your Eyes" (Chuck Willis) - 6:30

PersonnelEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Prestige Records discography accessed April 11, 2013
  2. ^ Payne, D, A Houston Person discography, June 7, 2009.
  3. ^ Enciclopedia del Jazz: Person, Houston, accessed February 16, 2018
  4. ^ a b Yanow, S. Allmusic listing accessed April 11, 2013.
  5. ^ Cook, Richard; Morton, Brian (2008). The Penguin Guide to Jazz Recordings (9th ed.). Penguin. p. 1148. ISBN 978-0-141-03401-0.