Truckin' and Trakin'

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Truckin' and Trakin'
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Studio album by
Released1984
RecordedDecember 13, 1983
New York City
Genre Jazz
Label Bee Hive
BH 7015
Producer Bob Porter
Junior Mance chronology
For Dancers Only
(1983)
Truckin' and Trakin'
(1984)
Junior Mance Special
(1986-88)

Truckin' and Trakin' is an album by jazz pianist Junior Mance with saxophonist David "Fathead" Newman which was released on the Bee Hive label in 1984. [1] [2]

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Reception

Professional ratings
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The Allmusic site awarded the album 4 stars and said: "Mance and tenor saxophonist David "Fathead" Newman make for a logical combination, since their soulful styles often straddle the boundary between jazz and R&B". [3]

Track listing

  1. "Mean Old Amtrak" (Junior Mance) - 6:55
  2. "That Lucky Old Sun" (Beasley Smith, Haven Gillespie) - 5:15
  3. "Truckin'" (Hank Crawford) - 6:15
  4. "Funky Carnival" (Esmond Edwards) - 7:35
  5. "Miss Otis Regrets" (Cole Porter) - 5:59
  6. "Birks' Works (composition)" (Dizzy Gillespie) - 5:51

Personnel

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References

  1. Jazzlists album entry accessed August 16, 2016
  2. Junior Mance discography accessed August 16, 2016
  3. 1 2 Yanow, Scott. Truckin' and Trackin' Review at AllMusic . Retrieved August 16, 2016.