Delightfulee
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Delightfulee
Delightfulee
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Studio album by
ReleasedEarly November 1967[1]
RecordedApril 8 & May 27, 1966
StudioVan Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ
GenreJazz
Length38:29 original LP
68:00 CD reissue
LabelBlue Note
BST 84243
ProducerAlfred Lion
Lee Morgan chronology
Infinity
(1965)
Delightfulee
(1967)
Charisma
(1966)

Delightfulee is an album by jazz trumpeter Lee Morgan released on the Blue Note label in 1967. It was recorded on April 8 & May 27, 1966 and features performances by Morgan with a quintet featuring Joe Henderson, McCoy Tyner, Bob Cranshaw and Billy Higgins and a big band featuring Ernie Royal, Tom McIntosh, Jim Buffington, Don Butterfield, Phil Woods, Wayne Shorter, Danny Bank and Philly Joe Jones with arrangements by Oliver Nelson.

Reception

The Allmusic review by Michael G. Nastos awarded the album 4½ stars stating "For some this will always be an oddball release of Morgan's, but it does suggest moving on into what would be a fruitful and successful final five years".[2]

Professional ratings
Review scores
SourceRating
Allmusic4.5/5 stars[2]

Track listing

All compositions by Lee Morgan except where noted

  1. "Ca-Lee-So" - 5:34
  2. "Zambia" - 6:33
  3. "Yesterday" (John Lennon, Paul McCartney) - 5:49
  4. "Sunrise, Sunset" (Jerry Bock, Sheldon Harnick) - 6:17
  5. "Nite Flite" - 7:38
  6. "The Delightful Deggie" - 6:38
  7. "Need I?" - 7:11 Bonus track on CD
  8. "Filet of Soul (aka Hoppin' John)" - 8:30 Bonus track on CD
  9. "Zambia" [Big Band Version] - 8:01 Bonus track on CD
  10. "The Delightful Deggie" [Big Band Version] - 5:49 Bonus track on CD

Recorded on April 8 (#3, 4, 7-10) & May 27 (#1, 2, 5, 6), 1966.

Personnel

Tracks 1, 2, 5, 6

Tracks 3, 4, 7-10

References

  1. ^ Billboard Nov 11, 1967
  2. ^ a b Nastos, M. Allmusic Review accessed November 15, 2011

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