Gourmet Jazz

Gourmet Jazz

Gourmet Jazz
AKD 268
Booklet available for download


  • Holding Back
    Composer(s) Warren

    Holding Back

  • Jeepers Creepers
    Composer(s) Johnny Mercer, Harry Warren
    Artist(s) Jim Mullen - guitar, Simon Wallace - piano, Hammond organ, Mick Hutton - bass, Gary Hammond - percussion, Paul Robinson - drums, Pete Wareham - saxophones, Mark Armstrong - trumpet, Steve Fishwick - trumpet

    Jeepers Creepers

  • Giant Steps
    Composer(s) J Coltrane
    Artist(s) Clark Tracey - drums Gareth Williams - piano, Arnie Somogyi - bass

    Giant Steps

  • Get Happy
    Composer(s) Ted Koehler/Harold Arlen
    Artist(s) Claire Martin - vocals, Gareth Williams - keyboards, Laurence Cottle - bass, Clark Tracey - drums & percussion, Nigel Hitchcock - saxes

    Get Happy

  • Chillin' With Oscar
    Composer(s) Martin Taylor
    Artist(s) Jack Emblow - acordion, Dave O'Higgins - saxophones, John Goldie - acoustic guitar, Terry Gregory - acoustic bass guitar, James Taylor - percussion

    Chillin' With Oscar

  • A Case of You
    Composer(s) Joni Mitchell
    Artist(s) Simon Little - bass

    A Case of You

  • JT's Symmetrical Scale
    Composer(s) Martin Speake
    Artist(s) John Parricelli - electric, acoustic guitars, Mick Hutton - double bass, Tom Skinner - drums

    JT's Symmetrical Scale

  • Come Fly With Me
    Composer(s) Jimmy Van Heusen, Sammy Cahn
    Artist(s) Nikki Iles – Piano, Alec Dankland – Bass, Tristan Mailliot – drums Scott Hamilton – Tenor Saxophone

    Come Fly With Me

  • All True Man
    Composer(s) J Harris III, T Lewis
    Artist(s) Tommy Smith - saxophones, Mike Stern - guitar, Brian Kellock - piano, Micheal Brecker - saxophones, Danny Gottlieb - drums, Randy Brecker - trumpet

    All True Man

  • Daybreak
    Artist(s) Terje Gewelt - Bass, Ian Froman - Drums, Guy Barker - Trumpet. Julian Arguelles - Saxophone, Steve Hamilton - piano


  • As Time Goes By
    Composer(s) Hupfield
    Artist(s) Richard Busiakiewicz - Piano, Dave Keech - Trombone, Clark Kent - Double Bass, Alan Nicholls - Saxophones, John Piper - Drums, Dave Priseman - Trumpet

    As Time Goes By

  • Hop Skip
    Composer(s) Haftor Medboe
    Artist(s) The Edinburgh Quartet

    Hop Skip

  • World Weary
    Composer(s) Noel Coward

    World Weary

  • I Thought About You
    Composer(s) Johnny Mercer, Jimmy Van Heusen

    I Thought About You

  • Where Are You?
    Composer(s) J McHugh, H Adamson
    Artist(s) Carol Kidd - vocals, David Newton - piano, Dave Green - bass, Allan Ganley - drums

    Where Are You?

  • I'll Be Your Baby Tonight
    Composer(s) Bob Dylan
    Artist(s) Barb Jungr - vocals, harmonica, Julie Walkington - double bass, Sonia Oakes Stuart- cello, Sonya Fairburn - violin, Kim Burton - accordion, Gary Hammond - percussion, Mark Lockheart - soprano and tenor saxophones, Simon Wallace - piano,

    I'll Be Your Baby Tonight


Total running time: 65 minutes.

Album information

Gourmet Jazz features music from Linn's extensive Jazz music catalogue encompassing the finest UK talent including mood-setting vocalists and exciting instrumentalists. 

Gourmet Jazz is a fantastic compilation album which draws from Linn's considerable back catalogue of jazz recordings. Spanning three decades, the disc includes material – both rare and familiar – from some of the very finest talents in jazz music. Once the opening track sets the scene, you’ll be led into a flavoursome blend of up-tempo classic favourites, mood-setting soundscapes, soulful singing and wonderful musicianship performed by great vocalists and sizzling instrumentalists.

Tracks are taken from the following albums: New Folk Songs, Something's Gotta Give, Stability, Secret Love, Gypsy, Drawn To All Things, Hullabloo, I'll Take Romance, Jazz Not Jazz, Tommy Smith Box Set, The Full Flavour, In Perpetuity, When Lights Are Low, Reunion and Every Grain of Sand.