Booker Ervin – The Blues Book (Full Album)

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The Blues Book is an album by American jazz saxophonist Booker Ervin featuring performances recorded in 1964 for the Prestige label.

The Allmusic review by Scott Yanow awarded the album 4½ stars and stated “The consistently passionate Ervin makes each of the fairly basic originals sound fresh and the performances are frequently exciting inside/outside music.”

Track listing:
All compositions by Booker Ervin.

“Eerie Dearie” – 14:30
“One for Mort” – 6:24
“No Booze Blooze” – 15:26
“True Blue” – 5:07

Personnel:
Booker Ervin – tenor saxophone
Carmell Jones – trumpet
Gildo Mahones – piano
Richard Davis – bass
Alan Dawson – drums

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Released: 1964
Recorded: June 30, 1964
Studio: Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs
Length: 41:27
Label: Prestige
PRLP 7340
Producer: Don Schlitten

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