|Blues in Trinity|
|Studio album by|
|Released||Early June 1959|
|Recorded||August 24, 1958|
Decca Studios, London
|Label|| Blue Note |
|Dizzy Reece chronology|
Blues in Trinity is an album by Jamaican-born English-based jazz trumpeter Dizzy Reece, featuring performances recorded in 1958. It was his first album for the Blue Note label.
Allmusic awarded the album 4½ stars and the review by Stephen Thomas Erlewine stated, "Although the band was thrown together, there's a definite spark to this combo, which interacts as if it had been playing together for a long time. Throughout it all, Reece steals the show with his robust playing, and that's why Blues in Trinity rises above the level of standard-issue hard bop and becomes something special".
Bonus tracks on 1995 CD reissue:
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