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Snake Johnson is an album by trumpeter Ted Curson which was recorded in 1980 and first released on the Chiaroscuro label.[1][2]

Snake Johnson
Snake Johnson.jpg
Studio album by
Released1981
Recorded1980
GenreJazz
Length42:44
LabelChiaroscuro CR-2028
ProducerJohn R. Rowland
Ted Curson chronology
I Heard Mingus
(1980)
Snake Johnson
(1981)
Traveling On
(1996)

ReceptionEdit

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

Allmusic awarded the album 3 stars with its review by Scott Yanow stating "Trumpeter Ted Curson plays his own interpretations of advanced hard bop on this somewhat obscure LP".[3]

Track listingEdit

All compositions by Ted Curson

  1. "Snake Johnson" - 7:25
  2. "Searching for the Blues" - 5:33
  3. "Blue Piccolo" - 10:40
  4. "Dwackdo Mun Fudalik" - 7:01
  5. "Marjo" - 6:40
  6. "LSD, Take a Holiday" - 5:25

PersonnelEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Ted Curson discography accessed March 4, 2015
  2. ^ Fitzgerald, M., Ted Curson leader entry, accessed March 4, 2015
  3. ^ a b Yanow, S., Allmusic Review accessed March 4, 2015
  4. ^ Swenson, J., ed. (1985). The Rolling Stone Jazz Record Guide. USA: Random House/Rolling Stone. p. 53. ISBN 0-394-72643-X.