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'Gator Tails

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Released  1964
Release date  1964
Label  Rarity Music
Artist  Willis Jackson
Producer  Creed Taylor
Genre  Jazz
Recorded  March 18 & June 23, 1964 New York City
'Gator Tails (1964)  Smoking with Willis (1965)
Similar  Willis Jackson albums, Jazz albums

'Gator Tails (also released as Willis Jackson) is an album by saxophonist Willis Jackson with orchestra which was recorded in 1964 and released on the Verve label.

Contents

Reception

Allmusic awarded the album 3 stars.

Track listing

All compositions by Willis Jackson except as indicated

  1. "I Almost Lost My Mind" (Ivory Joe Hunter) - 2:45
  2. "The Crocodile" - 4:00
  3. "On Broadway" (Barry Mann, Cynthia Weil, Jerry Leiber, Mike Stoller) - 2:23
  4. "Swimmin' Home, Baby (Fruit Cake)" (Ben Tucker) - 2:15
  5. "The Skillet" (Claus Ogerman) - 2:52
  6. "Frankie and Johnny" (Traditional) - 4:18
  7. "Someone to Watch Over Me" (George Gershwin, Ira Gershwin) - 4:10
  8. "Lonesome Road" (Nathaniel Shilkret, Gene Austin) - 3:24
  9. "Early One Morning (Part 2)" - 5:50
  • Recorded in New York City on March 18, 1964 (tracks 4 & 9) and June 23, 1964 (tracks 1-3 & 5-8)
  • Personnel

  • Willis Jackson - tenor saxophone
  • Robert Banks, Claus Ogerman - arranger, conductor
  • Unidentified Orchestra
  • Songs

    1I Almost Lost My Mind3:48
    2Crocodile3:57
    3On Broadway2:27

    References

    'Gator Tails Wikipedia


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