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The Blue Mitchell Orchestra
Smooth As The Wind

Album US 1961 on Riverside Records label
Jazz (Bop)

Recorded at Plaza Sound Studios, New York City; December 27, 1960; March 29 and 30, 1961.

The Blue Mitchell Orchestra
album by
PortraitBenny Golson ts, *1929 US
arranged by, conductor
PortraitTadd Dameron p, 1917-1965 US
arranged by
Tommy Williams b, US
Portrait"Philly" Joe Jones dr, 1923-1985 US
PortraitCharlie Persip dr, *1929 US
PortraitWillie Ruff frh, b, *1931 US
french horn
PortraitTommy Flanagan p, 1930-2001 US
PortraitBritt Woodman tb, 1920-2000 US
PortraitJimmy Cleveland tb, 1926-2008 US
PortraitJulian Priester tb, *1935 US
PortraitUrbie Green tb, *1926 US
PortraitBernie Glow tr, 1926-1982 US
PortraitBlue Mitchell tr, 1930-1979 US
PortraitBurt Collins tr, fh, 1931-2007 US
PortraitClark Terry tr, fh, 1920-2015 US
Harry Lookofsky concertmaster
Ken Deardoff design, cover
Ray Fowler engineer, recording
Lawrence N. Shustak photography by, back-liner photographs
Orrin Keepnews producer, liner notes
Album Tracks
No Title Artist Composer Duration
1Smooth As The WindThe Blue Mitchell Orchestra5:10
2But BeautifulThe Blue Mitchell Orchestra3:35
3The Best Things In Life Are FreeThe Blue Mitchell Orchestra3:18
4PeaceThe Blue Mitchell Orchestra3:53
5For Heaven's SakeThe Blue Mitchell Orchestra3:29
6The Nearness Of YouThe Blue Mitchell Orchestra3:19
7A Blue TimeThe Blue Mitchell Orchestra4:52
8Strollin'The Blue Mitchell Orchestra3:16
9For All We KnowThe Blue Mitchell Orchestra3:24
10I'm A Fool To Want YouThe Blue Mitchell Orchestra3:37
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