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Central Park North (album)

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Length  37:28
Release date  1969
Producer  Sonny Lester
Central Park North (1969)  Basle, 1969 (1969)
Label  Blue Note Records
Genre  Jazz
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Recorded  1969 June 17, 18, A&R Studios, New York City
Artists  Thad Jones, The Thad Jones/Mel Lewis Orchestra, Mel Lewis
Similar  The Thad Jones/Mel Lewis Orchestra albums, Jazz albums

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Central Park North is a 1969 big band jazz album recorded by the Thad Jones/Mel Lewis Jazz Orchestra and released on the Solid State Records label. The album was nominated for a 1969 Grammy award in the "Best Instrumental Jazz Performance - Large Group..." category. All tracks are also included on Mosaic's limited edition boxed set, The Complete Solid State Recordings of the Thad Jones/Mel Lewis Orchestra.


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Track listing

All songs arranged by Thad Jones. All songs composed by Thad Jones except where indicated.

LP side A:

  1. "Tow Away Zone" – 4:25
  2. "Quietude" – 4:03
  3. "Jive Samba" (N. Adderley) – 8:50

LP side B:

  1. "The Groove Merchant" (Richardson) – 5:04
  2. "Big Dipper" – 5:52
  3. "Central Park North" – 9:14


  • Thad Jones – flugelhorn
  • Mel Lewis – drums
  • Roland Hanna – piano
  • Richard Davis – bass
  • Barry Galbraith – guitar
  • Sam Brown – guitar
  • Jerome Richardson – alto saxophone
  • Jerry Dodgion – alto saxophone
  • Joe Farrell – tenor saxophone
  • Eddie Daniels – tenor saxophone
  • Joe Temperley – baritone saxophone
  • Snooky Young – trumpet
  • Richard Williams – trumpet
  • Danny Moore – trumpet
  • Jimmy Nottingham – trumpet
  • Jimmy Knepper – trombone
  • Benny Powell – trombone
  • Eddie Bert – trombone
  • Cliff Heather – trombone
  • Songs

    1Tow Away Zone4:32
    3Jive Samba8:57


    Central Park North (album) Wikipedia

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