Grant Green – Idle Moments (Full Album)

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Idle Moments is an  album by American guitarist Grant Green released in 1965 on Blue Note.

The Allmusic review by Steve Huey awarded the album 5 stars and stated “This languid, seductive gem may well be Grant Green’s greatest moment on record”.

The album was identified by Scott Yanow in his Allmusic essay “Hard Bop” as one of the 17 Essential Hard Bop Recordings.

Track listing:
Idle Moments” (Pearson) – 14:56
Jean De Fleur” (Green) – 6:49
Django” (John Lewis) – 8:44
Nomad” (Pearson) – 12:16

“Jean De Fleur” [Alternate Take] – 8:09
Django” [Alternate Take] – 13:12

Grant Green – guitar
Joe Henderson – tenor saxophone
Duke Pearson – piano
Bobby Hutcherson – vibraphone
Bob Cranshaw – bass
Al Harewood – drums


Released: February 1965
Recorded: November 4 & 15, 1963
Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs
Length: 42:45 original LP
64:06 CD reissue
Label: Blue Note
BST 84154
Producer: Alfred Lion