Curtis Fuller – Blues-ette

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Blues-ette is an album by American trombonist Curtis Fuller recorded in 1959 and released on the Savoy label.

The Allmusic website awarded the album 4½ stars stating “Sessions in any genre of music are all too often described as “sublime,” but seldom has that description been better deserved than with this relaxed hard bop classic… Any serious jazz collection is incomplete without this record. Period”.

Track listing:
All compositions by Curtis Fuller except where noted

“Five Spot After Dark” (Benny Golson) – 5:18
“Undecided” (Sydney Robin, Charlie Shavers) – 7:09
“Blues-ette” – 5:31
“Minor Vamp” (Golson) – 5:12
“Love Your Spell Is Everywhere” (Edmund Goulding, Elsie Janis) – 7:07
“Twelve-Inch” – 6:28

Curtis Fuller – trombone
Benny Golson – tenor saxophone
Tommy Flanagan – piano
Jimmy Garrison – bass
Al Harewood – drums


Released: February 1960
Recorded: May 21, 1959
Studio: Van Gelder Studio, Hackensack
Length: 36:45
Label: Savoy
MG 12141
Producer: Ozzie Cadena