Hot House Flowers (album)
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Hot House Flowers Album
Hot House Flowers
Hot House Flowers - Wynton Marsalis.jpg
Studio album by
ReleasedDecember 18, 1984 (1984-12-18)
RecordedMay 30-31, 1984
StudioRCA Studio A, New York
GenreJazz
Length41:33
LabelColumbia
ProducerGeorge Butler, Steven Epstein
Wynton Marsalis chronology
Baroque Music for Trumpet
(1984)
Hot House Flowers
(1984)
Black Codes (From the Underground)
(1985)

Hot House Flowers is an album by Wynton Marsalis that won the Grammy Award for Best Jazz Instrumental Performance, Soloist in 1985.[1] The album peaked at number 90 on the Billboard 200, number 53 on the Billboard R&B Albums chart, and number 1 on the Top Jazz Albums chart.[2]

Professional ratings
Review scores
SourceRating
The Rolling Stone Jazz Record Guide3/5 stars[3]

Track listing

No.TitleWriter(s)Length
1."Stardust"Hoagy Carmichael, Mitchell Parish4:07
2."Lazy Afternoon"Jerome Moross, John Latouche5:03
3."For All We Know"John Frederick Coots, Sam M. Lewis6:15
4."When You Wish upon a Star"Ned Washington, Leigh Harline4:40
5."Django"John Lewis4:52
6."Melancholia"Duke Ellington5:46
7."Hot House Flowers"Wynton Marsalis5:46
8."I'm Confessin' (That I Love You)"Al J. Neiburg, Doc Daugherty, Ellis Reynolds5:41

Personnel[4]

  • Wynton Marsalis - trumpet
  • Branford Marsalis - soprano and tenor saxophones
  • Kent Jordan - alto flute
  • Paul McCandless - oboe and english horn
  • Andrew Schwartz - bassoon
  • Peter Gordon - french horn
  • Tony Price - tuba
  • Kenny Kirkland - piano
  • Ron Carter - double bass
  • Jeff "Tain" Watts - drums
  • Charles Libove (concertmaster), Ingrid Arden, Peter Dimitriades, Gayle Dixon, Guillermo Figueroa, Winterton Garvey, Harry Glickman, Regis Iandiorio, Ray Kunicki, Patmore Lewis, Diane Monroe, Louann Montesi - violins
  • Al Brown, Theodore Israel, Mitsue Takayama, Harry Zaratzian - violas
  • Seymour Barab, Richard Locker, Alvin McCall, Frederick Zlotkin - cellos
  • Bob Freedman - arranger, orchestrator and conductor

References

  1. ^ "Hot House Flowers". Allmusic. Retrieved 2011.
  2. ^ "Hot House Flowers: Charts & Awards". Allmusic. Retrieved 2011.
  3. ^ Swenson, J., ed. (1985). The Rolling Stone Jazz Record Guide. U.S.: Random House/Rolling Stone. p. 131. ISBN 0-394-72643-X.
  4. ^ https://www.allmusic.com/album/hot-house-flowers-mw0000192183/credits

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