The Thinking Man's Trombone

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The Thinking Man's Trombone is an album by trombonist Al Grey released in 1960 on Argo Records.[1][2][3]

The Thinking Man’s Trombone
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Studio album by
Released1960
RecordedAugust 23–25, 1960
VenueTer-Mar Studios, Chicago, IL
GenreJazz
Length34:19
LabelArgo
LP-677
ProducerJack Tracy
Al Grey chronology
The Last of the Big Plungers
(1959)
The Thinking Man’s Trombone
(1960)
The Al Grey - Billy Mitchell Sextet
(1961)

ReceptionEdit

Professional ratings
Review scores
SourceRating
Allmusic     [4]

The Allmusic review by Scott Yanow stated: "A boppish trombonist who was a master at using the plunger mute (crossing over into swing), Grey holds his own on this set ... Swinging and witty music".[4]

Track listingEdit

  1. "Salty Papa" (Al Grey) – 5:50
  2. "Don't Cry Baby" (James P. Johnson, Saul Bernie, Stella Unger) – 2:24
  3. "Stranded" (Frank Foster) – 5:30
  4. "Rompin'" (Foster) – 4:00
  5. "King Bee" (Al Grey) – 6:14
  6. "When I Fall in Love" (Victor Young) – 2:32
  7. "Al-amo" (Thad Jones) – 5:25
  8. "Tenderly" (Walter Gross, Jack Lawrence) – 2:24

PersonnelEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Edwards, D. and Callahan, M. Argo Album Discography, Part 1: Jazz Series (1956–1965) accessed April 24, 2017
  2. ^ Fitzgerald, M. Argo/Cadet Records Listing accessed April 24, 2017
  3. ^ Jazzlists: Argo/Cadet discography (LP 601 to LP 699) accessed April 24, 2017
  4. ^ a b Yanow, Scott. ''The Thinking Man’s Trombone – Review at AllMusic. Retrieved April 24, 2017.