The Gigolo [Bonus Track]

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All Music Guide - Scott Yanow
Lee Morgan was the leading trumpeter in hard bop during the 1960s and he recorded quite a few classic albums for Blue Note. This is one of them. The CD reissue which adds an alternate take of the title cut to the original five-song program features Morgan at his best, whether playing his memorable blues "Speed Ball," an explorative ballad version of "You Go to My Head," a lengthy "The Gigolo," or his other two originals "Yes I Can, No You Can't" and "Trapped". There are no weak selections on this set and the playing by the leader, Wayne Shorter on tenor, pianist Harold Mabern, bassist Bob Cranshaw, and drummer Billy Higgins is beyond any ...
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Editorial Reviews

All Music Guide - Scott Yanow
Lee Morgan was the leading trumpeter in hard bop during the 1960s and he recorded quite a few classic albums for Blue Note. This is one of them. The CD reissue which adds an alternate take of the title cut to the original five-song program features Morgan at his best, whether playing his memorable blues "Speed Ball," an explorative ballad version of "You Go to My Head," a lengthy "The Gigolo," or his other two originals "Yes I Can, No You Can't" and "Trapped". There are no weak selections on this set and the playing by the leader, Wayne Shorter on tenor, pianist Harold Mabern, bassist Bob Cranshaw, and drummer Billy Higgins is beyond any serious criticism.
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 2/7/2006
  • Label: Blue Note Records
  • UPC: 094633776227
  • Catalog Number: 37762
  • Sales rank: 34,345

Tracks

Disc 1
  1. 1 Yes I Can, No You Can't (7:26)
  2. 2 Trapped (5:59)
  3. 3 Speedball (5:32)
  4. 4 The Gigolo (11:07)
  5. 5 You Go to My Head (7:22)
  6. 6 The Gigolo (10:04)
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Album Credits

Performance Credits
Lee Morgan Primary Artist, Trumpet
Billy Higgins Drums
Wayne Shorter Tenor Saxophone
Bob Cranshaw Bass, Upright Bass
Harold Mabern Piano
Technical Credits
Lee Morgan Composer
Wayne Shorter Composer
Micaela Boland Art Direction
J. Fred Coots Composer
Michael Cuscuna Reissue Producer
Rudy Van Gelder Remastering
Nat Hentoff Original Liner Notes
Alfred Lion Producer
Francis Wolff Cover Photo
Bob Blumenthal Liner Notes
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