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Blues for Harvey

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Released  1973
Length  55:53
Artist  Johnny Griffin
Label  SteepleChase Records
Recorded  July 4–5, 1973
Producer  Nils Winther
Release date  1973
Genre  Jazz
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Venue  Jazzhus Montmartre in Copenhagen, Denmark
Blues for Harvey (1973)  Live at Music Inn (1974)
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Blues for Harvey is an album by American saxophonist Johnny Griffin recorded at the Jazzhus Montmartre in 1973 and released on the SteepleChase label.


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The AllMusic review by Ken Dryden states, "There are some exciting moments, but overall, this live record falls just a bit short of essential for hard bop fans."

Track listing

All compositions by Johnny Griffin except where noted.

  1. "That Party Upstairs" - 14:42
  2. "Alone Again" - 8:42
  3. "Sound Track Blues" - 6:13 Bonus track on CD reissue
  4. "The Theme" (Traditional) - 0:26 Bonus track on CD reissue
  5. "Soft and Furry" - 11:34
  6. "Blues for Harvey" - 12:53
  7. "Rhythm-a-Ning/The Theme" (Thelonious Monk/Traditional) - 2:36


  • Johnny Griffin – tenor saxophone
  • Kenny Drew – piano
  • Mads Vinding – bass
  • Ed Thigpen – drums
  • Songs

    1That Party Upstairs14:32
    2Alone Again8:33
    3Soft and Furry10:23


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