Urbie Green ‎– Señor Blues (Full Album)

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Señor Blues is an album by American trombonist Urbie Green featuring performances with Grover Washington, Jr. and the David Matthews Big Band recorded in 1977 and released on the CTI label.

“Overlooking his commercial efforts for Command and “Project 3,” Urbie Green did not record as a leader during 1960-1975. His first CTI set, The Fox, was quite dull, but this encore is on a much higher level. The trombonist displays his beautiful tone and impressive technique while joined by several horns and an expanded rhythm section arranged by David Matthews. Grover Washington, Jr. takes three tenor solos and one on soprano, guitarist John Scofield helps out on two songs, and the material is generally pretty strong. Highlights include “Captain Marvel,” and Charles Mingus’ “Ysabel’s Table Dance” and “Senor Blues.”” – Scott Yanow/AllMusic.

Track listing:
“Captain Marvel” (Chick Corea) – 6:32
“You Are So Beautiful” (Bruce Fisher, Billy Preston) – 2:58
“Ysabel’s Table Dance” (Charles Mingus) – 8:40
“Señor Blues” (Horace Silver) – 7:45
“I’m in You” (Peter Frampton) – 6:40
“I Wish” (Stevie Wonder) – 4:22

Personnel:
Urbie Green – trombone
Grover Washington, Jr. – tenor saxophone, soprano saxophone
David Matthews – electric piano, arranger
Burt Collins, Joe Shepley – trumpet, flugelhorn
Sam Burtis – trombone
Tony Price – tuba
Fred Griffin – French horn
Frank Vicari – tenor saxophone
David Tofani – sporano saxophone, flute
Kenny Berger – baritone saxophone, bass clarinet
John Scofield – electric guitar
Harvie Swartz – bass
Jim Madison – drums
Sue Evans – percussion

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Released: 1977
Recorded: June 1977
Electric Lady Studios, New York City
Length: 36:57
Label: CTI
CTI 7079
Producer: Creed Taylor

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