Idrees Sulieman Quintet – Bird’s Grass

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Bird’s Grass is a studio album by trumpeter Idrees Sulieman recorded in 1976 but not released on the SteepleChase label until 1985.

The Allmusic review by Scott Yanow awarded the album 4½ stars and stated:”Excellent music with plenty of colorful solos.”

Track listing:
“Wee” (Denzil Best) – 4:57
“The Summer Knows” (Alan and Marilyn Bergman, Michel Legrand) – 6:27
“Billie’s Bounce” (Charlie Parker) – 12:35
“Loneliness Is a Mutual Feeling” take 1 (Per Goldschmidt) – 10:36 Bonus track on CD reissue
“All Your Words” (Sulieman) – 10:14
“Loneliness Is a Mutual Feeling” (Goldschmidt) – 11:07

Idrees Sulieman – trumpet, flugelhorn
Per Goldschmidt – tenor saxophone
Horace Parlan – piano
Niels-Henning Ørsted Pedersen – bass
Kenny Clarke – drums


Released: 1985
Recorded: December 10, 1976
Copenhagen, Denmark
Length: 55:56
Label: SteepleChase
SCS 1202
Producer: Nils Winther