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Blues on Purpose

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Released  1965
Blues on Purpose (1965)  Full View (1966)
Release date  1965
Genre  Jazz
Length  43:25
Artist  Wynton Kelly
Label  Xanadu Records
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Recorded  June 2, July 25 & August 17, 1965
Similar  Wynton Kelly albums, Jazz albums

Blues on Purpose is a live album by jazz pianist Wynton Kelly recorded in 1965 and released on the Xanadu label featuring performances by Kelly with Paul Chambers and Jimmy Cobb recorded at the Half Note Club in New York City.

Contents

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Reception

The Allmusic review by Scott Yanow states "the recording quality is only so-so, but Kelly's consistently creative ideas... are enjoyable and swinging.

Track listing

All compositions by Wynton Kelly except as indicated
  1. "Blues on Purpose" (Rudy Stevenson) - 7:34
  2. "If You Could See Me Now" (Tadd Dameron, Carl Sigman) - 6:19
  3. "Somebody's Blues" - 9:52
  4. "Another Blues" - 8:16
  5. "Old Folks" (Dedette Lee Hill, Willard Robison) - 5:54
  6. "Milestones" (Miles Davis) - 5:27
  • Recorded at the Half Note, NYC on June 2 (tracks 2 & 4), July 25 (tracks 1 & 3) & August 17 (tracks 5 & 6), 1965
  • Personnel

  • Wynton Kelly - piano
  • Paul Chambers - bass
  • Jimmy Cobb - drums
  • Songs

    1If You Could See Me Now6:19
    2Another Blues8:16
    3Blues on Purpose7:43

    References

    Blues on Purpose Wikipedia


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