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A Generation Ago Today

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Released  1967
Release date  1967
Label  Verve Records
Artist  Kenny Burrell
Producer  Creed Taylor
Genre  Jazz
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Recorded  December 16 & 20, 1966, January 31, 1967 and March 28, 1967 New York City
A Generation Ago Today (1966-67)  Ode to 52nd Street (1967)
Similar  Kenny Burrell albums, Jazz albums

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A Generation Ago Today is an album by guitarist Kenny Burrell featuring standards associated with the Benny Goodman Sextet and Charlie Christian recorded in 1966 and 1967 and released on the Verve label.


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Allmusic awarded the album 4 stars with its review by Scott Yanow stating "the now-obscure set has been out-of-print for quite awhile [sic] but the music is excellent".

Track listing

  1. "As Long as I Live" (Harold Arlen, Ted Koehler)
  2. "Wholly Cats" (Benny Goodman)
  3. "A Smooth One" (Goodman)
  4. "I Surrender Dear" (Harry Barris, Gordon Clifford)
  5. "If I Had You" (Jimmy Campbell, Reg Connelly, Ted Shapiro)
  6. "Poor Butterfly" (John Golden, Raymond Hubbell)
  7. "Stompin' at the Savoy" (Goodman, Andy Razaf, Edgar Sampson, Chick Webb)
  8. "Rose Room" (Art Hickman, Harry Williams)


  • Kenny Burrell - guitar
  • Phil Woods - alto saxophone
  • Mike Mainieri - vibes
  • Richard Wyands - piano
  • Ron Carter - bass
  • Grady Tate - drums
  • Songs

    1As Long as I Live2:45
    2Wholly Cats2:25
    3A Smooth One3:30


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