Concierto is an album by the Jim Hall sextet, featuring Paul Desmond, Chet Baker, Ron Carter, Steve Gadd and Roland Hanna. It was produced by Creed Taylor for his CTI Records label and recorded at Van Gelder Studio in New Jersey on April 16 and 23, 1975. Concierto is named after the featured 19-minute jazz version of the classical piece for guitar, Concierto de Aranjuez by Joaquín Rodrigo.

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Studio album by
RecordedApril 16 & 23, 1975
StudioVan Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ
GenreCool jazz, post-bop
Length38:02 original LP
68:07 CD reissue
CTI 6060 S1
ProducerCreed Taylor
Jim Hall chronology
Alone Together
Jim Hall Live!
Professional ratings
Review scores
Allmusic4.5/5 stars[1]
The Rolling Stone Jazz Record Guide4/5 stars[2]

Track listing

  1. "You'd Be So Nice to Come Home To" (Cole Porter) – 7:08
  2. "Two's Blues" (Jim Hall) – 3:51
  3. "The Answer Is Yes" (Jane Hall) – 7:41
  4. "Concierto de Aranjuez" (Rodrigo) – 19:22

Bonus tracks on CD reissue:

  1. "Rock Skippin'" (Ellington, Strayhorn) – 6:14
  2. "Unfinished Business" (Andrews, Carter, Chavez, Hall, Von Roth) – 2:37
  3. "You'd Be So Nice to Come Home To" [Alternate Take] - 7:28
  4. "The Answer Is Yes" [Alternate Take] - 5:36
  5. "Rock Skippin'" [Alternate Take] - 6:05

Tracks 3, 4 recorded on April 16, 1975; tracks 1, 2, 6, 8 on April 23, 1975.



  1. ^ Concierto at AllMusic
  2. ^ Swenson, J., ed. (1985). The Rolling Stone Jazz Record Guide . USA: Random House/Rolling Stone. pp. 91 . ISBN 0-394-72643-X.


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