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Serenade to a Soul Sister (Horace Silver)

In Psychedelic Sally on September 21, 2012 at 2:59 pm

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Serenade to a Soul Sister is an album by jazz pianist Horace Silver released on the Blue Note label in 1968, featuring performances by Silver with Charles Tolliver, Stanley Turrentine, Bennie Maupin, Bob Cranshaw, John Williams, Mickey Roker and Billy Cobham The Allmusic review by Steve Huey awarded the album 4½ stars and calls it “One of the last great Horace Silver albums for Blue Note, Serenade to a Soul Sister is also one of the pianist’s most infectiously cheerful, good-humored outings.

Track listing

All compositions by Horace Silver

  1. Psychedelic Sally” – 7:14
  2. “Serenade to a Soul Sister” – 6:19
  3. “Rain Dance” – 6:21
  4. “Jungle Juice” – 6:46
  5. “Kindred Spirits” – 5:55
  6. “Next Time I Fall in Love” – 5:19

Recorded February 23 (tracks 1-3) and March 29 (tracks 4-6), 1968.

Personnel

  • Horace Silver – piano
  • Charles Tolliver – trumpet
  • Stanley Turrentine – tenor saxophone (tracks 1-3)
  • Bennie Maupin – tenor saxophone (tracks 4-6)
  • Bob Cranshaw – bass, electric bass (tracks 1-3)
  • John Williams – bass (tracks 4-6)
  • Mickey Roker – drums (tracks 1-3)
  • Billy Cobham – drums (tracks 4-6)

Production

  • Alfred Lion – producer
  • Reid Miles – design
  • Rudy Van Gelder – engineer
  • Billy Cobham (Cover), Francis Wolff (Interior) – photography
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