Horace Silver – Jazz… has… a Sense of Humor {Verve}

Horace Silver – Jazz… has… a Sense of Humor {Verve}

Hard Bop, Soul

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328 MB.

AllMusic Review by Michael G. Nastos

In this set of nine originals, the Horace Silver touch is clearly evident: happy, strong melodies; groovin’ beats; Silver’s deft, deliberate, bluesy piano comping and boppin’ leads; and the joyful playing of saxophonist Jimmy Greene and trumpeter Ryan Kisor, which seems to be more intense in the context of Silver’s unmistakable compositions. (more…)

Tracklist:
01. Satisfaction Guaranteed (5:49)
02. The Mama Suite Part I: Not Enough Mama (5:36)
03. The Mama Suite Part II: Too Much Mama (4:52)
04. The Mama Suite Part III: Just Right Mama (4:08)
05. Philley Millie (4:45)
06. Ah-Ma-Tell (6:00)
07. I Love Annie’s Fanny (4:48)
08. Gloria (7:34)
09. Where do I Go from Here? (4:01)

Personnel:
Horace Silver – piano
Ryan Kisor – trumpet
Jimmy Greene – tenor and soprano saxophone
John Webber – bass
Willie Jones III – drums

All compositions by Horace Silver.

Produced by Horace Silver and Silveto Productions, Inc.
Executive Producer: Tommy LiPuma

Recorded by Jim Anderson, December 17 and 18, 1998 at Avatar Studios, New York.
Mixed by Al Schmitt, January 1999 at Schnee Studios, Burbank.
Mastered by Doug Sax at The Mastering Lab, Hollywood.
Production Coordination: Marsha Black

Illustrations: Peter de Seve
Background Art: Kaei Ishiara
Art Direction: Hollis King
Design: Isabelle Wong / Isthetic
Release Coordination: Theodora Kuslan

1999, GRP Records, Inc.

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