Bobby Timmons Trio – Easy Does It

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Easy Does It is the third studio album by American jazz pianist Bobby Timmons, recorded in 1961 and released on the Riverside label.

AllMusic Review by Scott Yanow:
Pianist Bobby Timmons, who became famous for his funky originals and soulful playing, mostly sticks to more bop-oriented jazz on this trio set with bassist Sam Jones and drummer Jimmy Cobb. He provides three originals (none of which really caught on) and is in excellent form on five standards, with highlights including “Old Devil Moon,” “I Thought About You,” and “Groovin’ High.” The Riverside CD reissue shows that Timmons was a bit more versatile than his stereotype; in any case, the music is excellent (



Track listing:
All compositions by Bobby Timmons except as indicated
“Easy Does It” – 4:53
“Old Devil Moon” (E.Y. Harburg, Burton Lane) – 4:38
“A Little Busy” – 5:52
“I Don’t Stand a Ghost of a Chance with You” (Bing Crosby, Ned Washington, Victor Young) – 4:54
“Pretty Memory” – 3:32
“If You Could See Me Now” (Tadd Dameron, Carl Sigman) – 6:31
“I Thought About You” (Johnny Mercer, Jimmy Van Heusen) – 5:01
“Groovin’ High” (Dizzy Gillespie) – 3:33
Recorded in New York City on March 13, 1961.

Bobby Timmons – piano
Sam Jones – bass
Jimmy Cobb – drums


Released: 1961
Recorded: March 13, 1961
Length: 38:54
Label: Riverside
Producer: Orrin Keepnews