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Blue Planet Man

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Released  1993
Length  53:04
Blue Planet Man (1993)  Minor Swing (1994)
Release date  1993
Genre  Hard bop
Recorded  April 12 & 13 1993
Producer  Thelma Patton
Artist  John Patton
Label  Bellaphon Records
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Similar  John Patton albums, Other albums

Blue Planet Man is a 1993 album by organist Big John Patton which features John Zorn and was originally released on King Records/Paddle Wheel Records in Japan in 1993 and subsequently released in the USA on Evidence Records in 1997. The album was considered part of Patton's 1990s "comeback".

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Reception

The Allmusic review by Alex Henderson awarded the album 3 stars noting that "Not one of Patton's essential releases, Blue Planet Man is definitely enjoyable and well-intended -- the album reminds us that Patton can hardly be considered one-dimensional".

Track listing

All compositions by "Big" John Patton except as indicated.

  1. "Congo Chant" - 8:47
  2. "Funky Mama" - 6:49
  3. "Claudette" - 7:56
  4. "Chip" - 5:43
  5. "Popeye" - 8:01
  6. "What's Your Name" - 4:25
  7. "U-Jama" (Shepp) - 6:53
  8. "Bama" - 4:28
  • Recorded at Skyline Studios, New York, April 12 & 13, 1993
  • Personnel

  • Big John Patton – organ
  • John Zorn – alto saxophone
  • Pete Chavez – tenor saxophone
  • Bill Saxton – tenor and soprano saxophones
  • Ed Cherry – guitar
  • Eddie Gladden – drums
  • Lawrence Killian – congas
  • Rorie Nichols – vocal
  • Songs

    1Congo Chant8:47
    2Funky Mama6:49
    3Claudette7:56

    References

    Blue Planet Man Wikipedia


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