Tone Tantrum

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Tone Tantrum
Tone Tantrum.jpg
Studio album by Gene Harris
Released 1977
Recorded March–May, 1977
Genre Jazz
Length 40:50
Label Blue Note
Producer Jerry Peters
Gene Harris chronology
In a Special Way
(1976)In a Special Way1976
Tone Tantrum
Nature's Way
(1980)Nature's Way1980

Tone Tantrum is an album by American jazz pianist Gene Harris recorded in 1977 and released on the Blue Note label.[1]


The Allmusic review by Jason Ankeny awarded the album 3½ stars stating "Gene Harris never veered closer to mainstream jazz-funk than Tone Tantrum -- a slick, propulsive record... Still, while the sound is radio-friendly, the quality and complexity of the performances serve as a potent reminder that Tone Tantrum is first and foremost a jazz record, and a solid (if unconventional) one at that, purists be damned.[2]

Professional ratings
Review scores
Allmusic3.5/5 stars[2]

Track listing[edit]

  1. "As" (Stevie Wonder) - 7:38
  2. "If You Can't Find Love Let Love Find You" (Jerry Peters) - 6:14
  3. "A Minor" (Peters) - 7:23
  4. "Stranger in Paradise" (Alexander Borodin, Robert Wright, George Forrest) - 5:15
  5. "Peace of Mind" (Al McKay) - 4:33
  6. "Cristo Redentor Part 1" (Duke Pearson) - 4:55
  7. "Cristo Redentor Part 2" (Pearson) - 4:52
  • Recorded at Total Experience Studios in Los Angeles, California in March–May, 1977.



  1. ^ Blue Note Records discography, accessed January 10, 2011.
  2. ^ a b Ankeny, J. Allmusic Review, accessed January 10, 2011.