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Soul Symphony is the final album by jazz group The Three Sounds featuring performances with an orchestra arranged and conducted by Monk Higgins recorded in 1969 and released on the Blue Note label.[1]

Soul Symphony
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Studio album by
RecordedAugust 26 & 28, 1969
LabelBlue Note
ProducerMonk Higgins & Dee Ervin
The Three Sounds chronology
Elegant Soul
Soul Symphony
Live at the 'It Club'



The Allmusic review by Thom Jurek awarded the album 3 stars stating "Soul Symphony is far from a throwaway; it's a deeply grooved-out tough record with all of the Three Sounds magic on full view, and is highly recommended to any fan of soul-jazz or beat hunting".[2]

Professional ratings
Review scores
Allmusic     [2]

Track listingEdit

All compositions by Monk Higgins except as indicated
  1. "Soul Symphony" - 25:55
  2. "Repeat After Me" - 6:43
  3. "Upper Four Hundred" (Dee Ervin, Higgins) - 4:04
  4. "Popsicle Pimp" (Ervin, Higgins) 2:57
  5. "Black Sugar" (Ervin, Higgins) - 4:15
  • Recorded at Liberty Studios in West Hollywood, California on August 26 (tracks 2-6) and August 27 (track 1), 1969



  1. ^ Blue Note discography accessed November 30, 2010
  2. ^ a b Jurek, T. Allmusic Review accessed November 30, 2010