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Fancy Dancer
Fancy Dancer.jpg
Studio album by Bobbi Humphrey
Released 1975
Recorded August 5, 6 & 7, 1975 at Sound Factory, Hollywood, California
Genre Jazz
Length 39:52
Label Blue Note
Producer Larry Mizell, Chuck Davis
Bobbi Humphrey chronology
Satin Doll
(1974)Satin Doll1974
Fancy Dancer
(1975)
Tailor Made
(1977)Tailor Made1977

Fancy Dancer is the fifth studio album by American jazz flautist Bobbi Humphrey, recorded in 1975 and released on the Blue Note label.[1]

Reception[edit]

The Allmusic review by Thom Jurek awarded the album 4 stars, stating: "There isn't anything approaching a middling moment here -- this is all killer, no filler. Jazz critics may have had their troubles with this set, but no one cared; Humphrey and the Mizells were creating a new kind of largely instrumental funk that was inclusive of everything they could weave in from world music to soul-jazz to club music to pop -- and the public responded".[2]

Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 4/5 stars[2]

Track listing[edit]

  1. "Uno Esta" (Larry Mizell) - 6:44
  2. "The Trip" (Chuck Davis, Doug Jones) - 5:41
  3. "You Make Me Feel So Good" (Larry Mizell, Fonce Mizell) - 6:16
  4. "Fancy Dancer" (Jerry Peters) - 5:46
  5. "Mestizo Eyes" (Larry Mizell, Fonce Mizell, Warren Jordan) 4:52
  6. "Sweeter Than Sugar" (Chuck Davis, Skip Scarborough) - 4:24
  7. "Please Set Me at Ease" (Larry Mizell, Fonce Mizell, Ruby Mizell) - 6:09
    • Recorded at The Sound Factory, Los Angeles, California on August 5 (tracks 2-4 & 7), August 6 (tracks 1 & 5), and August 7 (track 6), 1975

Personnel[edit]

References In Pop Culture[edit]

Hip-Hop Artists Curren$y and Wiz Khalifa sampled the music from Fancy Dancer for their 2013 EP entitled "Live In Concert"

References[edit]

  1. ^ Blue Note Records discography accessed December 17, 2010
  2. ^ a b Jurek, T. Allmusic Review accessed December 17, 2010.

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