Carl's Blues

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Carl's Blues
Carl's Blues.jpg
Studio album by
The Curtis Counce Group
Released1960
RecordedApril 22 & August 29, 1957 and January 6, 1958
StudioContemporary Studios in Los Angeles, California
GenreJazz
Length41:02
LabelContemporary M3574/S7574
ProducerLester Koenig
Curtis Counce chronology
You Get More Bounce with Curtis Counce!
(1957)
Carl's Blues
(1960)
Sonority
(1989)

Carl's Blues is an album by American jazz bassist Curtis Counce recorded in 1957 and 1958 and released on the Contemporary label.[1]

Reception[edit]

The Allmusic review by Scott Yanow calls it "Excellent music that still sounds fresh four decades later".[2]

Professional ratings
Review scores
SourceRating
Allmusic4/5 stars[2]
The Rolling Stone Jazz Record Guide3/5 stars[3]

Track listing[edit]

  1. "Pink Lady" (Jack Sheldon) - 4:36
  2. "I Can't Get Started" (Ira Gershwin, Vernon Duke) - 7:59
  3. "Nica's Dream" (Horace Silver) - 7:58
  4. "Love Walked In" (George Gershwin, Ira Gershwin) - 4:58
  5. "Larue" (Clifford Brown) - 4:59
  6. "The Butler Did It" (Frank Butler) - 4:38
  7. "Carl's Blues" (Carl Perkins) - 5:54
  • Recorded at Contemporary Studios in Los Angeles, CA on April 22, 1957 (tracks 1 & 4), August 29, 1957 (ytack 3) and January 6, 1958 (tracks 2 & 5-7)

Personnel[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Contemporary Records discography accessed May 15, 2015
  2. ^ a b Yanow, Scott. Carl's Blues – Review at AllMusic. Retrieved May 15, 2015.
  3. ^ Swenson, J., ed. (1985). The Rolling Stone Jazz Record Guide. USA: Random House/Rolling Stone. p. 52. ISBN 0-394-72643-X.