Herb Ellis and Joe Pass – Two For The Road (Full Album)

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Two for the Road is an album by jazz guitarists Herb Ellis and Joe Pass that was released in 1974. It was the third and last album that they recorded together.

AllMusic Review by Scott Yanow:
This recording was the third and final matchup between guitarists Herb Ellis and Joe Pass and, unlike the first two (which were both made for Concord), this is a duo date rather than a quartet session. Pass was just beginning to gain recognition for his remarkable unaccompanied solos, but Ellis had not recorded in such a sparse setting before. They complement each other quite well on such tunes as “Love for Sale,” “Seven Come Eleven,” “Oh, Lady Be Good,” “I’ve Found a New Baby,” and two versions of “Cherokee.” Highly recommended (https://goo.gl/9WBuf4).

Track listing:
“Love for Sale” (Cole Porter) – 4:50
“Carnival (Manha de Carnaval)” (Luiz Bonfá/Antonio Maria) – 3:29
“Am I Blue?” (Harry Akst, Grant Clarke) – 3:08
“Seven Come Eleven” (Charlie Christian/Benny Goodman) – 4:33
“Guitar Blues” (Ellis/Pass) – 2:49
“Oh, Lady Be Good!” (George Gershwin/Ira Gershwin) – 3:58
“Cherokee” (Ray Noble) – 2:49
“Cherokee [version 2]” – 4:06
“Seulb” (Ellis/Pass) – 3:24
“Gee, Baby Ain’t I Good to You” (Andy Razaf/Don Redman) – 2:26
“Try a Little Tenderness” (Jimmy Campbell/Reginald Connelly/Harry M. Woods) – 2:17
“I’ve Found a New Baby” (Jack Palmer/Spencer Williams) – 4:00
“Angel Eyes” (Matt Dennis/Earl Brent) – 2:52

Personnel:
Herb Ellis – guitar
Joe Pass – guitar

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Released: 1974
Recorded: January 30 – February 20, 1974
Studio Los Angeles
Length: 44:08 (Reissue)
Label Pablo
Producer: Herb Ellis, Joe Pass

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