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The Maestro (Horace Parlan album)

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Released  1982
Length  49:50
Artist  Horace Parlan
Label  SteepleChase Records
Recorded  November 26, 1979
The Maestro (1979)  Trouble in Mind (1980)
Release date  26 November 1979
Genre  Jazz
Similar  Musically Yours, Blue Parlan, Frank‑ly Speaking, Goin' Home, Arrival

The Maestro is a solo album by American jazz pianist Horace Parlan featuring performances recorded in 1979 and released on the Danish-based SteepleChase label in 1982. The album consists mainly of jazz standards and show tunes. The same sessions also produced Parlan's album Musically Yours.



The Allmusic review by Ron Wynn awarded the album 2½ stars stating "Listen to moving and definitive solo piano".

Track listing

  1. "Ruby, My Dear" (Thelonious Monk) – 5:38
  2. "Spring Is Here" (Lorenz Hart, Richard Rodgers) – 6:29
  3. "A Flower Is a Lovesome Thing" (Billy Strayhorn) – 6:01
  4. "Peace" (Horace Silver) – 5:13
  5. "The Maestro" (Cedar Walton) – 8:15
  6. "Nardis" (Miles Davis) – 5:12
  7. "Alone Together" (Howard Dietz, Arthur Schwartz) – 6:19
  8. "Ill Wind" (Harold Arlen, Ted Koehler) – 6:43


  • Horace Parlan – piano
  • Songs

    1Ruby My Dear5:40
    2Spring Is Here6:31
    3A Flower Is a Lovesome Thing6:03


    The Maestro (Horace Parlan album) Wikipedia

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