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Jazz Is a Kick is an album by jazz trombonist and arranger Bob Brookmeyer recorded in 1960 for the Mercury label.[1][2]

Jazz Is a Kick
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Studio album by
Released1960
RecordedMay 9 & 16, 1960
New York City
GenreJazz
Length36:27
LabelMercury
MG 20600/60600
ProducerChuck Darwin
Bob Brookmeyer chronology
Portrait of the Artist
(1960)
Jazz Is a Kick
(1960)
The Blues Hot and Cold
(1960)

ReceptionEdit

Professional ratings
Review scores
SourceRating
Allmusic     [3]

The Allmusic review by Scott Yanow stated: "This interesting LP matches together valve trombonist Bob Brookmeyer with the slide trombone of Curtis Fuller. ...Brookmeyer and Fuller display contrasting styles while blending together quite well on the ensemble".[3]

Track listingEdit

All compositions by Bob Brookmeyer except as indicated

  1. "Air Conditioned" - 4:53
  2. "Exactly Like You" (Jimmy McHugh, Dorothy Fields) - 4:33
  3. "This Can't Be Love" (Richard Rodgers, Lorenz Hart) - 3:21
  4. "Green Stamps" - 4:33
  5. "The Things I Love" (Harold Barlow, Lew Harris) - 4:39
  6. "Only When You're Near" (Chuck Darwin, P. Girard) - 3:30
  7. "You're My Everything" (Harry Warren, Joe Young, Mort Dixon) - 3:17
  8. "Cooperation" (Ford Knox) - 7:30

PersonnelEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Mercury Records Catalog: 20600/60600 series accessed November 27, 2015
  2. ^ Edwards, D., Callahan, M., Watts, Watts, R & Eyries, P. Mercury Album Discography, Part 8: MG-20600/SR-60600 to MG-20799/SR-60799 Main Popular Music Series, accessed November 27, 2015
  3. ^ a b Yanow, Scott. Jazz Is a Kickr – Review at AllMusic. Retrieved November 27, 2015.