Pairing Off

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Pairing Off
Pairing Off.jpg
Studio album by
Phil Woods Septet
Released1956
RecordedJune 15, 1956
Van Gelder Studio, Hackensack, New Jersey
GenreJazz
Length44:35
LabelPrestige
PRLP 7046
ProducerBob Weinstock
Phil Woods chronology
Woodlore
(1955)
Pairing Off
(1956)
The Young Bloods
(1956)

Pairing Off is an album by saxophonist Phil Woods' Septet recorded in 1956 and released on the Prestige label.[1]

Reception[edit]

Professional ratings
Review scores
SourceRating
Allmusic4/5 stars[2]
The Rolling Stone Jazz Record Guide4/5 stars[3]

In his review for Allmusic, Scott Yanow stated "The full group stretches out on four lengthy numbers".[2]

Track listing[edit]

All compositions by Phil Woods except as indicated

  1. "The Stanley Stomper" - 14:20
  2. "Cool Aid" - 9:47
  3. "Pairing Off" - 12:15
  4. "Suddenly It's Spring" (Johnny Burke, Jimmy Van Heusen) - 8:22

Personnel[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Prestige Records discography accessed September 4, 2012
  2. ^ a b Yanow, S. Allmusic Review accessed September 4, 2012
  3. ^ Swenson, J., ed. (1985). The Rolling Stone Jazz Record Guide. USA: Random House/Rolling Stone. p. 210. ISBN 0-394-72643-X.