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Soul Bird: Whiffenpoof


Soul Bird: Whiffenpoof


Soul Bird: Whiffenpoof is an album by Latin jazz vibraphonist Cal Tjader recorded in 1965 and released on the Verve label.

Reception

The Allmusic review by Alex Henderson awarded the album 3 stars stating, "it's an enjoyable demonstration of the vibist's ability to be a bit more commercial than usual and still maintain his bop-based integrity".

Track listing

  1. "The Whiffenpoof Song" (Tod Galloway, Meade Minnigerode, George S. Pomeroy) - 2:04
  2. "Soul Bird (Tin Tin Deo)" (Gil Fuller, Dizzy Gillespie, Chano Pozo) - 2:41
  3. "How High the Moon" (Nancy Hamilton, Morgan Lewis) - 4:08
  4. "That's All" (Bob Haymes, Alan Brandt) - 2:04
  5. "Soul Motion" (Lonnie Hewitt) - 3:10
  6. "Reza" (Rey Guerra, Edu Lobo) - 4:10
  7. "The Prophet" (Cal Tjader) - 3:01
  8. "Sonny Boy" (Lew Brown, Buddy DeSylva, Ray Henderson) - 3:32
  9. "Doxy" (Sonny Rollins) - 4:21
  10. "Samba de Orfeu" (Luiz Bonfá) - 2:01
  11. "Shiny Stockings" (Frank Foster) - 2:33
  12. "Daddy Wong Legs" (Tjader) - 3:41
  • Recorded at A & R Studios in New York City on June 1 & 2 (tracks 1, 5, 6, 9 & 12), and at Van Gelder Studio in Englewood Cliffs, NJ on June 22 (tracks 2-4, 7, 8, 10 & 11), 1965

Personnel

  • Cal Tjader - vibraphone
  • Paul Griffin (tracks 1, 5, 6, 9 & 12), Lonnie Hewitt (tracks 2-4, 7, 8, 10 & 11) - piano
  • Richard Davis (tracks 1, 5, 6, 9 & 12), John Hilliard (tracks 2-4, 7, 8, 10 & 11) - bass
  • Grady Tate (tracks 1, 5, 6, 9 & 12), Johnny Rae (tracks 2-4, 7, 8, 10 & 11) - drums
  • Armando Peraza - percussion

References


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