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It's Time is a 1962 album by jazz drummer Max Roach, released on Impulse! Records which also features trumpeter Richard Williams, tenor-saxophonist Clifford Jordan, trombonist Julian Priester, pianist Mal Waldron, bassist Art Davis, and a vocal choir conducted by Coleridge-Taylor Perkinson. Singer Abbey Lincoln appears on "Lonesome Lover".[3]

It's Time
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Studio album by
Released1962
RecordedFebruary 15, 26 & 27, 1962
Fine Recording Ballroom Studio A
New York City
GenreJazz
Length43:51
LabelImpulse!
A-16
ProducerBob Thiele
Max Roach chronology
Percussion Bitter Sweet
(1961)
It's Time
(1962)
Speak, Brother, Speak!
(1962)
Professional ratings
Review scores
SourceRating
Down Beat4/5 stars[1]
The Rolling Stone Jazz Record Guide4/5 stars[2]

Track listingEdit

All composed by Max Roach

  1. "It's Time" - 6:44
  2. "Another Valley" - 8:46
  3. "Sunday Afternoon" - 6:16
  4. "Living Room" - 7:31
  5. "The Profit" - 7:32
  6. "Lonesome Lover" - 7:02

Recorded on February 15 (tracks 1, 4), February 26 (tracks 2, 5), February 27 (tracks 3, 6), 1962.

PersonnelEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Down Beat, October 25, 1962, vol. 29, no. 27
  2. ^ Swenson, J., ed. (1985). The Rolling Stone Jazz Record Guide. USA: Random House/Rolling Stone. p. 169. ISBN 0-394-72643-X.
  3. ^ Allmusic