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Kenny Burrell

Midnight Blue

Midnight Blue

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Limited 180gm vinyl LP pressing. Guitarist Kenny Burrell made his debut on Blue Note Records in 1956 and went on to release a series of outstanding albums for the label over the next 7 years. His pinnacle came with the release of "Midnight Blue" in 1963. This album delves deep into the blues, creating a captivating late-night atmosphere with a profoundly soulful lineup featuring tenor saxophonist Stanley Turrentine, bassist Major Holley, Jr., drummer Bill English, and Ray Barretto on congas. Burrell's original compositions such as "Chitlins con Carne," "Midnight Blue," "Saturday Night Blues," and the mesmerizing solo guitar piece "Soul Lament" establish the mood for this timeless classic, complemented by the iconic Reid Miles cover design.



  • A1: Chitlins Con Carne (5:30)
  • A2: Mule (6:56)
  • A3: Soul Lament (2:43)
  • A4: Midnight Blue (4:02)
  • B1: Wavy Gravy (5:47)
  • B2: Gee Baby Ain't I Good To You (4:25)
  • B3: Saturday Night Blues (6:16)

Genres & Styles

Genres: Jazz
Styles: Soul-Jazz

Other Information

Originally released in 1963 on Blue Note Records, this vinyl record was made in Germany by UMG Recordings Inc. The album features a series hype sticker with the catalog number "BNClassic01," highlighting it as an audiophile vinyl reissue from the finest in jazz since 1939. Mastered from the original analog tapes by Kevin Gray at Cohearent Audio and manufactured at Optimal on 180-gram vinyl, this release promises a high-quality listening experience. The catalog numbers vary across different parts of the packaging, including the spine, back cover, front cover, and labels. Please note that track durations are not printed on the release, and the runouts are etched with Optimal plating markings.

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