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A Grand Night for Swinging

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Released  1957
A Grand Night for Swinging (1957)  Porgy & Bess (1958)
Release date  1957
Label  Original Jazz Classics
Length  37:56
Artist  Mundell Lowe
Producer  Orrin Keepnews
Genre  Jazz
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Recorded  March 7 and April 10, 1957 Reeves Sound Studios, New York City
Similar  Mundell Lowe albums, Jazz albums

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A Grand Night for Swinging is an album by American jazz guitarist Mundell Lowe featuring tracks recorded in 1957 for the Riverside label.


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Allmusic awarded the album 4 stars stating "A Grand Night for Swinging will be a real treat for fans unfamiliar with Lowe's earlier work, and a satisfying selection for fans of good jazz guitar".

Track listing

  1. "It's a Grand Night for Swinging" (Billy Taylor) - 4:22
  2. "Blues Before Freud" (Mundell Lowe) - 7:18
  3. "Easy to Love" (Cole Porter) - 7:19
  4. "It Could Happen to You" (Johnny Burke, Jimmy Van Heusen) - 2:53
  5. "Love Me or Leave Me" (Walter Donaldson, Gus Kahn) - 3:35
  6. "You Turned the Tables on Me" (Louis Alter, Sidney Mitchell) - 5:37
  7. "Crazy Rhythm" (Irving Caesar, Roger Wolfe Kahn, Joseph Meyer) - 6:52
  • Recorded at Reeves Sound Studios in New York City on March 7 (tracks 1, 3, 4 & 7) April 10 (tracks 2, 5 & 6), 1957
  • Personnel

  • Mundell Lowe - guitar
  • Billy Taylor - piano
  • Les Grinage - bass
  • Ed Thigpen - drums
  • Gene Quill - alto saxophone (tracks 2, 5 & 6)
  • Songs

    1It's a Grand Night for Swingin'4:22
    2Blues Before Freud7:19
    3Easy to Love7:20


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