Kenny Burrell – Midnight Blue (1963) [Analogue Productions 2010]
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Midnight Blue is a 1963 album by Jazz guitarist Kenny Burrell featuring Stanley Turrentine on tenor saxophone, Major Holley on double bass, Bill English on drums and Ray Barretto on conga, and is one of Burrell’s best-known works for Blue Note. Jazz Improv Magazine lists the album among its top five recommended recordings for Burrell, indicating that “f you need to know ‘the Blue Note sound’, here it is”. In 2005, NPR included the album in its “Basic Jazz Library”, describing it as “one of the great jazzy blues records”.
This album is one of guitarist Kenny Burrell’s best-known sessions for the Blue Note label. Burrell is matched with tenor saxophonist Stanley Turrentine, bassist Major Holley, drummer Bill English, and Ray Barretto on conga for a blues-oriented date highlighted by “Chitlins Con Carne,” “Midnight Blue,” “Saturday Night Blues,” and the lone standard “Gee Baby Ain’t I Good to You”.
01. Chitlins Con Carne
03. Soul Lament
04. Midnight Blue
05. Wavy Gravy
06. Gee Baby Ain’t I Good to You
07. Saturday Night Blues
08. Kenny’s Sound (Take 10)
09. K Twist (Take 35)