1967 Tom Scott – The Honeysuckle Breeze

The Honeysuckle Breeze is the debut album by American jazz saxophonist Tom Scott featuring performances recorded in 1967 for the Impulse! label.

Parts of the saxophone solo in “Today” were sampled in “They Reminisce Over You,” by jazz rap duo Pete Rock & CL Smooth, off their critically acclaimed 1992 album Mecca and the Soul Brother.

Tracks

1  The Honeysuckle Breeze (Ian Freebairn-Smith) 4:10
2  Never My Love (Dick Addrisi; Don Addrisi) 3:18
3  She’s Leaving Home (John Lennon; Paul McCartney) 2:17
4  Naima (John Coltrane) 2:42
5  Mellow Yellow (Donovan Leitch) 4:12
6  Baby I Love You (Ronny Shannon) 3:19
7  Today (Marty Balin; Paul Kantner) 3:19
8  North (Joan Baez) 4:27
9  Blues For Hari (Tom Scott) 3:54
10  Deliver Me (Daniel Moore) 2:49

Media

Musicians

1 The Honeysuckle Breeze

BassMax Bennett
DrumsJim Gordon
GuitarDennis Budimir
GuitarLouis Morell
SitarBill Plummer
HarpsichordMike Melvoin
PianoMike Melvoin
SaxTom Scott
PercussionGene Estes


2 Never My Love

BassCarol Kaye
DrumsJim Gordon
GuitarDennis Budimir
GuitarGlen Campbell
SitarBill Plummer
OrganMike Melvoin
PianoMike Melvoin
FluteTom Scott
SaxTom Scott
PercussionEmil Richards


3 She’s Leaving Home

BassCarol Kaye
DrumsJim Gordon
GuitarDennis Budimir
GuitarGlen Campbell
SitarBill Plummer
OrganMike Melvoin
PianoMike Melvoin
FluteTom Scott
SaxTom Scott
PercussionEmil Richards


4 Naima

BassMax Bennett
DrumsJim Gordon
GuitarDennis Budimir
GuitarLouis Morell
SitarBill Plummer
HarpsichordMike Melvoin
PianoMike Melvoin
SaxTom Scott
PercussionGene Estes


5 Mellow Yellow

BassMax Bennett
DrumsJim Gordon
GuitarDennis Budimir
GuitarLouis Morell
SitarBill Plummer
HarpsichordMike Melvoin
PianoMike Melvoin
SaxTom Scott
PercussionGene Estes


6 Baby I Love You

BassCarol Kaye
DrumsJim Gordon
GuitarDennis Budimir
GuitarGlen Campbell
SitarBill Plummer
HarpsichordLincoln Mayorga
PianoLincoln Mayorga
SaxTom Scott
PercussionGary Coleman


7 Today

BassCarol Kaye
DrumsJim Gordon
GuitarDennis Budimir
GuitarGlen Campbell
SitarBill Plummer
HarpsichordLincoln Mayorga
PianoLincoln Mayorga
SaxTom Scott
PercussionGary Coleman


8 North

BassCarol Kaye
DrumsJim Gordon
GuitarDennis Budimir
GuitarGlen Campbell
SitarBill Plummer
HarpsichordLincoln Mayorga
PianoLincoln Mayorga
SaxTom Scott
PercussionGary Coleman


9 Blues For Hari

BassMax Bennett
DrumsJim Gordon
GuitarDennis Budimir
GuitarLouis Morell
SitarBill Plummer
HarpsichordMike Melvoin
PianoMike Melvoin
SaxTom Scott
PercussionGene Estes


10 Deliver Me

BassCarol Kaye
DrumsJim Gordon
GuitarDennis Budimir
GuitarGlen Campbell
SitarBill Plummer
OrganMike Melvoin
PianoMike Melvoin
FluteTom Scott
SaxTom Scott
PercussionEmil Richards

Other Musicians

The California Dreamers – Ron Hicklin, Al Capps, Loren Farber, John Bahler, Tom Bahler, Ian Freebairn-Smith, Sally Stevens, Sue Allen, Jackie Ward

Liner Notes

Producer – Bob Thiele
Engineer – Eddie Brackett
Engineer (Re-mastering) – Rudy Van Gelder

Cover (Design) – Robert & Barbara Flynn
Design (Liner) – Joe Lebow
Photography By (Cover & Liner) – Irv Glaser