Now Hear Our Meanin'

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Now Hear Our Meanin'
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Studio album by
Released1965
RecordedJanuary 25–26, 1963
Cologne, West Germany
Genre Jazz
Length31:30
Label Columbia
CS 9114
Producer Gigi Campi
Kenny Clarke-Francy Boland Big Band chronology
Handle with Care
(1963)
Now Hear Our Meanin'
(1965)
Swing, Waltz, Swing
(1966)

Now Hear Our Meanin' is an album by the Kenny Clarke/Francy Boland Big Band featuring performances recorded in Germany in 1963 and released on the Columbia label in 1965. [1] [2]

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Reception

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The AllMusic review stated "Their third studio date is a swinging affair, with potent charts by Boland and a number of strong soloists... The only disappointment with this disc is the excessive use of reverb and occasional shifting of instruments back and forth between both channels". [3]

Track listing

All compositions by Francy Boland except where noted.

  1. "Johnny One Note" (Richard Rodgers, Lorenz Hart) - 2:25
  2. "Night Lady" - 8:12
  3. "I'm So Scared of Girls When They're Good Looking" (Jack Sels) - 5:25
  4. "A Ball for Othello" - 2:32
  5. "Sabbath Message" - 5:27
  6. "Now Hear My Meanin'" - 6:29

Personnel

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References

  1. Payne, D., The Clarke-Boland Big Band discography accessed October 14, 2015
  2. Bigband Paradise album entry, accessed September 20, 2016
  3. 1 2 Dryden, Ken. Now Hear Our Meanin' – Review at AllMusic . Retrieved October 14, 2015.
  4. Cook, Richard; Morton, Brian (2008). The Penguin Guide to Jazz Recordings (9th ed.). Penguin. p. 255. ISBN   978-0-141-03401-0.