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Mr. Rhythm is the sole album led by jazz guitarist Freddie Green. The album was recorded in late 1955 for RCA Victor.[1]

Mr. Rhythm
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Studio album by
Released1956
RecordedDecember 18, 1955
StudioWebster Hall, New York City
GenreJazz
Length38:45
LabelRCA Victor
ProducerJack Lewis
Freddie Green chronology
Mr. Rhythm
(1956)
Rhythm Willie
(1975)

ReceptionEdit

Professional ratings
Review scores
SourceRating
Allmusic     [2]

The Allmusic review by Ronnie D. Lankford, Jr. stated "This album shows him to be a fine leader who is happy to remain in his role as rhythm guitarist. For fans of Green, and for those who enjoy swinging jazz with great soloists, Mr. Rhythm is a fine release."[2]

Track listingEdit

All tracks are written by Freddie Green except where noted.

No.TitleLength
1."Up in the Blues"2:36
2."Down for the Double"4:01
3."Back and Forth"2:20
4."Free and Easy"3:27
5."Learnin' the Blues" (Delores Vicki Silvers)3:31
6."Feed Bag"3:01
7."Something's Got to Give"2:55
8."Easy Does It" (Sy Oliver, Trummy Young)3:46
9."Little Red"2:11
10."Swinging Back"3:25
11."A Date with Ray"4:55
12."When You Wish Upon a Star" (Leigh Harline, Ned Washington)2:37

PersonnelEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Lafargue, P., Mr. Rhythm reissue liner notes, accessed December 7, 2015
  2. ^ a b Lankford Jr., Ronnie D. "Mr. Rhythm". AllMusic. Retrieved 10 January 2018.