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First Light (Family of Mann album)

First Light
Studio album by The Family of Mann
Released 1974
Recorded 1973
The Record Plant, Hollywood, CA
Genre Crossover Jazz, Soul Jazz
Label Atlantic
SD 1658
Herbie Mann chronology
Reggae
(1973)
First Light
(1973)
Discothèque
(1975)

First Light is an album by flautist Herbie Mann's group The Family of Mann recorded in 1973 and released on the Atlantic label.[1]

Contents

  • Reception 1
  • Track listing 2
  • Personnel 3
  • References 4

Reception

Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
AllMusic [2]

AllMusic awarded the album 4 stars with its review by Jim Newsome stating: "This album is more laidback than most of the Mann catalog from the era, with the rhythmic variations and complementary interplay between the musicians contributing to the feeling of a real band. First Light is one of the classiest and most unified recordings of Herbie Mann's long career".[2]

Track listing

  1. "Toot Stick" (Herbie Mann) - 2:20
  2. "Davey Blue" (David Newman) - 4:38
  3. "Daffodil" (Tony Levin) - 2:58
  4. "The Turtle and the Frog" (Steve Gadd) - 2:40
  5. "Muh Hoss Knows the Way" (Sam Brown) - 2:18
  6. "Music Is a Game We Play" (Levin) - 4:37
  7. "Sunrise Highs" (Brown) - 9:17
  8. "Thank You Mr. Rushing" (Pat Rebillot) - 3:05
  9. "Mexicali" (Mann) - 4:17
  10. "Lullaby for Mary Elizabeth" (Gadd) - 3:00

Personnel

References

  1. ^ Atlantic Records Catalog: 1600 series accessed August 31, 2015
  2. ^ a b Newsome, Jim. – ReviewFirst Light at AllMusic. Retrieved August 31, 2015.
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