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Summer Soft

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Released  1978
Length  40:23
Release date  1978
Label  ABC Records
Recorded  1977
Artist  Blue Mitchell
Producer  Esmond Edwards
Genre  Jazz
Similar  Blue Mitchell albums, Jazz albums

Summer Soft is an album by American trumpeter Blue Mitchell recorded in 1977 and released on the Impulse! label in 1978.

Contents

Reception

Allmusic awarded the album 2 stars with reviewer Scott Yanow stating "Although there are some fine players on this LP they are largely wasted on inferior material and commercial arrangements".

Track listing

  1. "Try Not to Forget" (Cedar Walton) - 7:20
  2. "Summer Soft" (Stevie Wonder) - 5:55
  3. " A Day at the Mint" (Blue Mitchell) - 6:15
  4. "Love Has Made Me a Dreamer" (Mike Dosco, Esmond Edwards) - 4:50
  5. "Evergreen" (Barbra Streisand, Paul Williams) - 4:37
  6. "30 Degrees to the Wind" (Cedar Walton, Susan Brickell) - 5:53
  7. "Funkthesizer" (Eddie Harris) - 5:33
  • Recorded in Los Angeles, California in 1977.
  • Personnel

  • Blue Mitchell - trumpet (tracks 1 & 3-7), flugelhorn (track 2), vocals (track 7)
  • Eddie Harris (track 7), Harold Land (tracks 1, 2 & 6), Herman Riley (track 3) - tenor saxophone
  • Cedar Walton - piano (tracks 1, 2 & 6), electric piano (track 3)
  • Bobby Lyle - electric piano (track 2), piano (tracks 5 & 7)
  • Richard Tee - keyboard (track 4)
  • Michael Boddicker - synthesizer (tracks 1, 2, 5 & 6)
  • Mike Dosco, Lee Ritenour (track 4) - guitar
  • Scott Edwards - bass
  • James Gadson - drums
  • Paulinho Da Costa - percussion
  • Julia Tillman Waters, Luther Waters, Maxine Willard Waters, Oren Waters - vocals (tracks 2, 4, 6 & 7)
  • Songs

    1Try Not to Forget7:20
    2Summer Soft5:55
    3A Day at the Mint6:15

    References

    Summer Soft Wikipedia


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