Tina Brooks – True Blue (Full Album)

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True Blue is an album by American saxophonist Tina Brooks recorded and released on the Blue Note label in 1960. It was Brooks only date as leader to be released during his lifetime.

The Allmusic review by Scott Yanow awarded the album 4½ stars and stated ” none of the themes may be all that memorable …, but the hard bop solos are consistently excellent”.

Track listing:
All compositions by Tina Brooks except those indicated.
“Good Old Soul” – 8:07
“Up Tight’s Creek” – 5:17
“Theme for Doris” – 5:53
“True Blue” – 4:57
“Miss Hazel” – 5:32
“Nothing Ever Changes My Love for You” (Jack Segal, Marvin Fisher) – 7:53

Tina Brooks – tenor saxophone
Freddie Hubbard – trumpet
Duke Jordan – piano
Sam Jones – bass
Art Taylor – drums


Released: December 1960[1]
Recorded: June 25, 1960
Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs
Length: 37:39
Label: Blue Note
BST 84041
Producer: Alfred Lion