Intercontinental (album)

Intercontinental is an album by jazz guitarist Joe Pass that was released in 1970.[1] The album is a collection of mainly swing and Latin jazz standards with the exception of the country/pop hit "Ode to Billie Joe". It features drummer Kenny Clare and bassist Eberhard Weber. This album is notable as a rare example of Eberhard Weber playing straight ahead bass on covers of standards.

Intercontinental
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Studio album by
Released1970
RecordedJune 8–10, 1970
StudioTonstudio, Villingen-Schwenningen, Germany
GenreJazz
Length47:17
LabelMPS
ProducerHans Georg Brunner-Schwer
Joe Pass chronology
Guitar Interludes
(1969)
Intercontinental
(1970)
Virtuoso
(1971)
Professional ratings
Review scores
SourceRating
Allmusic4/5 stars[1]
The Rolling Stone Jazz Record Guide3/5 stars[2]

Track listingEdit

  1. "Chlo-e" (Gus Kahn, Neil Moret) – 5:24
  2. "Meditation" (Antônio Carlos Jobim, Newton Mendonça, Norman Gimbel) – 5:25
  3. "I Cover the Waterfront" (Johnny Green, Edward Heyman) – 4:15
  4. "I Love You" (Cole Porter)
  5. "Stompin' at the Savoy" (Benny Goodman, Andy Razaf, Edgar Sampson, Chick Webb) – 4:15
  6. "Watch What Happens" (Michel Legrand) – 5:25
  7. "Joe's Blues" (Joe Pass) – 6:00
  8. "El Gento" (Willi Fruth) – 4:03
  9. "Ode to Billie Joe" (Bobbie Gentry) – 3:30
  10. "Lil' Darlin'" (Neal Hefti) – 3:45

PersonnelEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b Dryden, Ken. "Intercontinental". AllMusic. Retrieved 21 December 2017.
  2. ^ Swenson, John, ed. (1985). The Rolling Stone Jazz Record Guide (1 ed.). New York: Rolling Stone. p. 158. ISBN 0-394-72643-X.

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