Grease 'n' Gravy

Grease 'n' Gravy is an album by saxophonist Willis Jackson which was recorded in 1963 and released on the Prestige label.[1]

Grease 'n' Gravy
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Studio album by
Released1963
RecordedMay 23–24, 1963
StudioVan Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, New Jersey
GenreJazz
LabelPrestige
PRLP 7285
ProducerOzzie Cadena
Willis Jackson chronology
Loose...
(1963)
Grease 'n' Gravy
(1963)
The Good Life
(1963)

ReceptionEdit

Professional ratings
Review scores
SourceRating
Allmusic     [2]

Allmusic awarded the album 2½ stars stating "It's respectable, not too cool and not too hot early-'60s organ-sax jazz, with Wilson's organ and the still-teenaged Martino's guitar as vital to the success of the date as Jackson's tenor sax is".[2]

Track listingEdit

All compositions by Willis Jackson except where noted.

  1. "Brother Elijah" (Jackson, Wade Marcus, William "Mickey" Stevenson) – 5:13
  2. "Doot Dat" – 7:23
  3. "Stompin' at the Savoy" (Benny Goodman, Andy Razaf, Edgar Sampson, Chick Webb) – 3:13
  4. "Gra-a-avy" – 11:42
  5. "Grease"- 7:21
  • Recorded at Van Gelder Studio in Englewood Cliffs, New Jersey on May 23 (tracks 1 & 2), & May 24 (tracks 3-5), 1963

PersonnelEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Prestige Records discography accessed February 25, 2013
  2. ^ a b Unterberger, R. Allmusic listing accessed February 25, 2013