Up Front (album)

Up Front is an album led by bassist David Williams but often credited to pianist Cedar Walton. Walton and Williams, along with drummer Billy Higgins, performed as a long-running trio under Walton's name.[1] The album was recorded in 1986 and released on the Dutch Timeless label.[2]

Up Front
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Studio album by
Released1987
RecordedOctober, 1986
Studio 44, Monster, Netherlands
GenreJazz
LabelTimeless
SJP 240
ProducerWim Wigt
Cedar Walton chronology
Blues for Myself
(1986)
Up Front
(1987)
Cedar Walton Plays
(1986)
David Williams chronology
Soul is Free
(1978)
Up Front
(1986)
Duo
(1990)

ReceptionEdit

Professional ratings
Review scores
SourceRating
AllMusic     [3]

AllMusic awarded the album 4 stars.[3]

Track listingEdit

  1. "Up Front" (David Williams)
  2. "Django" (John Lewis)
  3. "Let's Call This" (Thelonious Monk)
  4. "Everything Must Change" (Benard Ighner)
  5. "Good Bait" (Tadd Dameron, Count Basie)
  6. "Mode for Joe" (Cedar Walton)

PersonnelEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ David "Happy" Williams website, accessed February 26, 2015
  2. ^ Timeless Records SJP series discography, accessed February 26, 2015
  3. ^ a b Allmusic listing, accessed February 26, 2015