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  1. Green Street
    Green Street
    Green Street
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  2. Green Street

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Green Street is an album by American jazz guitarist Grant Green featuring performances recorded and released on the Blue Note label in 1961. The CD reissue features two alternate takes from the same session as bonus tracks.

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Specifications

Country
USA
Artist
Grant Green
AudienceRating
NR (Not Rated)
Binding
Audio CD
EAN
0724354003226
Edition
Rmst ed.
Feature
Blue Note
IsAdultProduct
IsEligibleForTradeIn
1
Label
Blue Note
Manufacturer
Blue Note
MPN
724354003226
NumberOfDiscs
1
NumberOfItems
1
PartNumber
724354003226
PublicationDate
2002-08-27
Publisher
Blue Note
ReleaseDate
2002-08-27
Studio
Blue Note
Most Helpful Customer Reviews

Grant Green is not as well known as other jazz guitarist greats like the incomparable Kenny Burrell, who is still active at 86 years old and was a big influence on Wes Montgomery, or Barney Kessell, but that doesn't mean a lot when looking for the best the guitar jazz/bop's greatest time from Burrell's early days (and Montgomery's) in the very early 1950's to the mid 1960's. About that time more modern influences started to creep into jazz territory, sometimes with great results, and sometimes not. Burrell stays the course for the most part, Montgomery started doing more pop material, and Grant Green by the 1970's was succumbing to a drug habit that would end his life.
"Green Street" though is one of his best, and interesting because he works with only bass and drums instead of a fuller line-up. This is important because Green preferred soloing when it was his turn, and eschewed rhythm guitar in favor of allowing other instruments provide the chordal work. On... Read more
Do not misunderstand me; I like Grant Green's recordings--example, the sessions with Sonny Clark.
But this recording, despite the excellent tone Green gets from his guitar, leaves me a bit cold.
Problem ? The tunes go on too long and to often, Green has a habit of repeating the same notes over and over again.
Sorry, a no go from me.
I'm reviewing this album immediately after reviewing Hank Mobley's "Workout" album which guest starred Grant Green. This is fitting because the two albums were recorded a week apart and because Green's performance on "Workout" was what lead me to purchase "Green Street" sometime last year.

I have to admit that I was a bit disappointed when I first listened to this album. At the time, Green's playing struck me as somewhat repetitious. My point of reference for jazz guitar was "The Incredible Jazz Guitar of Wes Montgomery" from 1960 (predating this album by 14 months). Montgomery was accompanied by Tommy Flanagan on piano and Percy and Albert Heath on bass and drums. His guitar playing truly was incredible -- full of energy and charm -- and I really love that album. While I felt Green was very good on "Green Street", I think I had been expecting an album as good as Montgomery's and was let down a bit.

I just listened to both of these albums again today. Both... Read more
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