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Grant's First Stand

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Released  May 1961
Grant's First Stand (1961)  Green Street (1961)
Release date  1961
Label  Blue Note Records
Length  40:01
Artist  Grant Green
Producer  Alfred Lion
Genre  Jazz
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Recorded  January 28, 1961 Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs
Similar  Grant Green albums, Jazz albums

Grant's First Stand is the debut album by American jazz guitarist Grant Green featuring performances by Green recorded and released on the Blue Note label in 1961. Earlier recordings made by Green for Blue Note were released as First Session in 2001.


Playing grant green miss ann s tempo from the album grant s first stand


The Allmusic review by Steve Huey awarded the album 4½ stars and stated "Grant's First Stand still ranks as one of his greatest pure soul-jazz outings, a set of killer grooves laid down by a hard-swinging organ trio".

Track listing

All compositions by Grant Green except as indicated
  1. "Miss Ann's Tempo" – 5:38
  2. "Lullaby of the Leaves" (Bernice Petkere, Joe Young) – 7:41
  3. "Blues for Willareen" – 7:08
  4. "Baby's Minor Lope" (Baby Face Willette) – 7:19
  5. "'Tain't Nobody's Bizness If I Do" (Porter Grainger) – 4:26
  6. "A Wee Bit O'Green" – 7:49


  • Grant Green – guitar
  • Baby Face Willette – organ
  • Ben Dixon – drums
  • Songs

    1Miss Ann's Tempo5:41
    2Lullaby of the Leaves7:44
    3Blues for Willarene7:10


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