Frank Wess – Jazz For Playboys

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Jazz for Playboys is an album by saxophonist Frank Wess, trumpeter Joe Newman and guitarists Kenny Burrell and Freddie Greene recorded in late 1956 and early 1957 and released on the Savoy label.

Track listing:
“Playboy” (Ernie Wilkins) – 5:24
“Miss Blues” (Joe Newman) – 9:37
“Baubles, Bangles and Beads” (Robert Wright, George Forrest) – 4:13
“Low Life” (Johnny Mandel) – 4:59
“Pin Up” (Frank Wess) – 4:05
“Blues for a Playmate” (Kenny Burrell) – 10:58

Recorded at Van Gelder Studio, Hackensack, NJ on December 26, 1956 (tracks 1, 2 & 4) and January 5, 1957 (tracks 3, 5 & 6).

Personnel:
Frank Wess – tenor saxophone, alto saxophone, flute
Joe Newman – trumpet (tracks 1, 2 & 4)
Kenny Burrell, Freddie Greene – guitar
Eddie Jones – bass
Gus Johnson (tracks 3, 5 & 6), Ed Thigpen (tracks 1, 2 & 4) – drums

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Released: 1957
Recorded: December 26, 1956 and January 5, 1957
Studio: Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, New Jersey
Length: 39:16
Label: Savoy
MG 12095
Producer: Ozzie Cadena

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