Holiday for Skins

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Holiday for Skins
Holiday for Skins.jpg
Volume 1 (BLP 4004)
Studio album by Art Blakey
ReleasedEarly June 1959[1]
RecordedNovember 9, 1958
Manhattan Towers, New York City
GenreJazz
Length33:58 Volume 1
33:16 Volume 2
67:14 CD reissue
LabelBlue Note
BLP 4004, BLP 4005
BST 84004, BST 84005
ProducerAlfred Lion
Art Blakey chronology
Drums Around the Corner
(1958)
Holiday for Skins
(1959)
1958 - Paris Olympia
(1958)
Alternative cover
Volume 2 (BLP 4005)
Volume 2 (BLP 4005)
Professional ratings
Review scores
SourceRating
Allmusic3.5/5 stars[2]

Holiday for Skins is a 1959 album by jazz drummer Art Blakey. Recorded for the Blue Note lbel in November 1958, the album was released in two volumes before being reissued together in a CD set in 2006.[3]

Track listing[edit]

All compositions by Art Blakey except as indicated

Holiday for Skins Volume 1 (BLP 4004)

  1. "Aghano" - 6:07
  2. "The Feast" - 8:56
  3. "Mirage" - 10:30
  4. "Lamento Africano" - 8:25

Holiday for Skins Volume 2 (BLP 4005)

  1. "O'Tinde" - 6:17
  2. "Swingin' Kilts" (Ray Bryant) - 8:53
  3. "Dinga" - 9:00
  4. "Reflection" (Bryant) - 9:06

CD reissue

  1. "The Feast" - 8:56
  2. "Aghano" - 6:07
  3. "Lamento Africano" - 8:25
  4. "Mirage" - 10:30
  5. "O'Tinde" - 6:17
  6. "Swingin' Kilts" - 8:53
  7. "Dinga" - 9:00
  8. "Reflection" - 9:06

Personnel[edit]

References[edit]