Solo (Mulgrew Miller album)

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Venue Clermont-Ferrand, France
Genre Jazz
Label Space Time
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Solo is a solo piano album by Mulgrew Miller. It was recorded in 2000 and released by Space Time Records a decade later.


Recording and music

The album was recorded in concert at the Jazz en Tête festival in Clermont-Ferrand in 2000. [1] Miller plays his composition "Carousel" with stride influences. [1] "My Old Flame" and "Body and Soul" are ballads, and other tracks are played at a greater tempo. [1]

Releases and reception

Professional ratings
Review scores
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Solo was released by Space Time Records in 2010. [2] The Financial Times described it as "a masterclass in the traditional jazz virtues of harmonic development and unflagging tempo." [1] The New York Amsterdam News suggested that "it will be the album that fledgling musicians copy and practice by." [3]

Track listing

  1. "Jordu" – 6:42
  2. "Con Alma" – 9:35
  3. "Carousel" – 8:27
  4. "My Old Flame" – 7:20
  5. "Dreamsville" – 4:01
  6. "Yardbird Suite" – 6:45
  7. "Body and Soul" – 6:44
  8. "Giant Steps" – 4:41


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  1. 1 2 3 4 5 Hobart, Mike (September 25, 2010). "Mulgrew Miller: Solo" . Financial Times. Retrieved January 8, 2018.
  2. Szlamowicz, Jean (May 29, 2013). "Mulgrew Miller". Jazz Hot. Retrieved January 7, 2018.
  3. Scott, Ron (June 6, 2013). "Prominent Jazz Pianist Mulgrew Miller Dies at 57". New York Amsterdam News. Retrieved January 8, 2018.