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Out Front is a 1961 album by American jazz trumpeter Booker Little featuring performances recorded and released by the Candid label.[2]

Out Front
Out Front.jpg
Studio album by
ReleasedOctober 1961[1]
RecordedMarch 17 & April 4, 1961
GenreJazz
Length43:33
LabelCandid
ProducerNat Hentoff
Booker Little chronology
Booker Little
(1960)
Out Front
(1961)
Booker Little and Friend
(1961)

ReceptionEdit

The Allmusic review by Scott Yanow awarded the album 5 stars and stated "His seven now-obscure originals (several of which deserve to be revived) are challenging for the soloists and there are many strong moments during these consistently challenging and satisfying performances".[3]

Professional ratings
Review scores
SourceRating
Allmusic     [3]
The Rolling Stone Jazz Record Guide     [4]

Track listingEdit

All compositions by Booker Little
  1. "We Speak" - 6:47
  2. "Strength and Sanity" - 6:18
  3. "Quiet Please" - 8:11
  4. "Moods in Free Time" - 5:45
  5. "Man of Words" - 4:52
  6. "Hazy Hues" - 6:42
  7. "A New Day" - 5:31
  • Recorded at Nola's Penthouse Sound Studios in New York City on March 17, 1961 (tracks 1, 3 & 7) and April 4, 1961 (tracks 2 & 4-6).

PersonnelEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "New LP Releases". Billboard Music Week. The Billboard Publishing Co. 23 October 1961. Retrieved 18 June 2019.
  2. ^ Booker Little discography accessed February 7, 2011
  3. ^ a b Yanow, S. Allmusic Review accessed February 7, 2011
  4. ^ Swenson, J., ed. (1985). The Rolling Stone Jazz Record Guide. USA: Random House/Rolling Stone. p. 127. ISBN 0-394-72643-X.