The Nearness of You (Houston Person album)

The Nearness of You' is an album by saxophonist Houston Person recorded in 1977 and released on the Muse label.[1][2][3][4]

The Nearness of You
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Studio album by
Released1978
RecordedNovember 1977
StudioVan Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ
GenreJazz
Length33:30
LabelMuse
MR 5178
ProducerHouston Person
Houston Person chronology
Wild Flower
(1977)
The Nearness of You
(1978)
The Gospel Soul of Houston Person
(1978)

ReceptionEdit

Professional ratings
Review scores
SourceRating
Allmusic     [5]

Allmusic awarded the album 4 stars noting that "The soulful and always-swinging tenor Houston Person is in typically fine form on this enjoyable LP... A fun date".[5]

Track listingEdit

  1. "Pretty Please" (Harold Ousley) – 8:00
  2. "Please Mr. Person" (Buddy Johnson) – 4:38
  3. "I Hope I Can Love Again" (Ousley) – 5:00
  4. "Freddie the Freeloader" (Miles Davis) – 5:29
  5. "The Nearness of You" (Hoagy Carmichael, Ned Washington) – 4:59
  6. "Mean to Me" (Fred E. Ahlert, Roy Turk) – 5:18

PersonnelEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Muse Records discography accessed April 11, 2014
  2. ^ Payne, D., Houston Person discography, June 27, 2009
  3. ^ Jazzlists: Muse LP series discography: 5150 to 5199, accessed February 13, 2018
  4. ^ Enciclopedia del Jazz: Houston Person accessed March 12, 2018
  5. ^ a b Yanow, S., Allmusic listing, accessed April 11, 2014