Cool Struttin' is a 1958 album by jazz pianist Sonny Clark. Described as an "enduring hard-bop classic" by The New York Times, the album features alto saxophonist Jackie McLean, trumpeter Art Farmer and two members of the Miles Davis Quintet, drummerPhilly Joe Jones and bassist Paul Chambers. According to The Stereo Times, the album enjoys "a nearly cult status among hardcore jazz followers", a reputation AllMusicasserts it deserves "for its soul appeal alone".
Originally released on LP in 1958 by Blue Note, the album has been re-released on CD many times by Blue Note and EMI, also featuring two bonus tracks. (Wikipedia)
- Except where otherwise noted, tracks composed by Sonny Clark.
- "Cool Struttin'" – 9:23
- "Blue Minor" – 10:19
- "Sippin' at Bells" (Miles Davis) – 8:18
- "Deep Night" (Charles Henderson, Rudy Vallée) – 9:34
Bonus tracks on CD reissue: