Tough Talk

Tough Talk is the fourth album by The Jazz Crusaders recorded in 1963 and released on the Pacific Jazz label.[1][2]

Tough Talk
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Studio album by
Released1963
RecordedFebruary 13 & 19, 1963
Pacific Jazz Studios, Hollywood, CA
GenreJazz
LabelPacific Jazz
PJ 68
ProducerRichard Bock
The Jazz Crusaders chronology
The Jazz Crusaders at the Lighthouse
(1962)
Tough Talk
(1963)
Heat Wave
(1963)

ReceptionEdit

Professional ratings
Review scores
SourceRating
AllMusic     [3]

AllMusic rated the album with 4 stars; in his review, Scott Yanow said: "In the 1960s the Jazz Crusaders managed to be both accessible and creative, funky and swinging, traditional (with the influence of R&B and gospel) yet modern; no wonder the group was so popular in the jazz world".[3]

Track listingEdit

  1. "Deacon Brown" (Wilton Felder) - 3:40
  2. "Turkish Black" (Felder) - 5:34
  3. "Brahms' Lullaby" (Johannes Brahms) - 4:42
  4. "Boopie" (Felder) - 4:17
  5. "Tough Talk" (Wayne Henderson, Joe Sample) - 2:20
  6. "No Name Samba" (Felder) - 2:25
  7. "Lazy Canary" (Henderson) - 4:15
  8. "Lonely Horn" (Felder) - 3:53
  9. "Brother Bernard" (Sample) - 4:23

PersonnelEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Pacific Jazz Records Catalog: 10000/20000 series accessed January 12, 2016
  2. ^ Stix Hooper Discography Archived 2016-01-27 at the Wayback Machine accessed January 12, 2016
  3. ^ a b Yanow, Scott. Tough Talk – Review at AllMusic. Retrieved January 13, 2016.