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Roll 'Em: Shirley Scott Plays the Big Bands

Roll 'Em: Shirley Scott Plays the Big Bands is an album by American jazz organist Shirley Scott recorded in 1966 for the Impulse! label.[2]

Roll 'Em: Shirley Scott Plays the Big Bands
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Studio album by
ReleasedAugust 1966[1]
RecordedApril 15 & 19, 1966
StudioVan Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ
GenreJazz
Length39:44
LabelImpulse!
A-9119
ProducerBob Thiele
Shirley Scott chronology
On a Clear Day
(1966)
Roll 'Em: Shirley Scott Plays the Big Bands
(1966)
Soul Duo
(1966)

Contents

ReceptionEdit

The Allmusic review by Scott Yanow awarded the album 3 stars stating "Although nothing all that unexpected occurs, it is fun".[3]

Professional ratings
Review scores
SourceRating
Allmusic     [3]

Track listingEdit

  1. "Roll 'Em" (Mary Lou Williams) - 4:08
  2. "For Dancers Only" (Don Raye, Sy Oliver, Vic Schoen) - 3:43
  3. "Sophisticated Swing" (William Hudson, Mitchell Parish) - 2:51
  4. "Sometimes I'm Happy" (Irving Caesar, Vincent Youmans) - 3:54
  5. "Little Brown Jug" (Joseph Winner) - 3:57
  6. "Stompin' at the Savoy" (Edgar Sampson) - 3:57
  7. "Ain't Misbehavin'" (Thomas "Fats" Waller, Harry Brooks, Andy Razaf) - 3:30
  8. "A-Tisket, A-Tasket" (Van Alexander, Ella Fitzgerald) - 3:55
  9. "Things Ain't What They Used to Be" (Mercer Ellington) - 5:19
  10. "Tippin' In" (Robert Smith, Marty Stymes) - 4:33

Recorded on April 15 (tracks 7-10) and April 19, 1966 (tracks 1-6).

PersonnelEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Billboard Aug 20, 1966
  2. ^ Impulse! Records discography accessed March 29, 2011
  3. ^ a b Yanow, S. Allmusic Review accessed March 29, 2011