Philly Joe Jones – Mean What You Say (Full Album)

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Mean What You Say is an album by drummer Philly Joe Jones that was recorded in 1977 and released on the Sonet label.

The Allmusic review by Bob Rusch awarded the album 4½ stars and stated: ” … this was an enjoyable recording with just that little extra added personality to give it an extra edge.”

Track listing:
“Mean What You Say” (Thad Jones) – 8:05
“You Tell Me” (Simmons) – 6:59
“D. C. Farewell” (Richie Cole) – 6:00
“Jim’s Jewel” (Charles Bowen) – 6:40
“Gretchen” (Bowen) – 7:00
“Ugetsu” (Cedar Walton) – 7:22

Philly Joe Jones – drums
Tommy Turrentine – trumpet (tracks 2-5)
Charles Bowen – soprano saxophone, tenor saxophone
Mickey Tucker – piano
Mickey Bass – bass


Released: 1977
Recorded: April 6 & 7, 1977
Studio: CI Recording Studio, NYC
Length: 40:35
Label: Sonet
SNTF 735
Producer: Sam Charters