Abbey Lincoln’s ‘Straight Ahead’ is an album recorded on February 22, 1961 with Eric Dolphy, Coleman Hawkins, Max Roach and others and released the same year by Candid.
Track Listing : 1.Straight Ahead (Abbey Lincoln, Earl Baker, Mal Waldron)- 05:24 . 2.When Malindy Sings (Oscar Brown, Paul Lawrence Dunbar)- 04:05 . 3.In The Red (Chips Bayen, Abbey Lincoln, Max Roach)- 08:32 . 4.Blue Monk (Abbey Lincoln, Thelonious Monk)- 06:39 . 5.Left Alone (Billie Holiday, Mal Waldron)- 06:48 . 6.African Lady (Langston Hughes, Randy Weston)- 03:46 . 7.Retribution (Abbey Lincoln, Julian Priester)- 03:50
Musicians : Abbey Lincoln – Vocals . Booker Little – Trumpet . Julian Priester – Trombone . Eric Dolphy – Alto Saxophone, Bass Clarinet, Flute, Piccolo . Walter Benton – Tenor Saxophone . Coleman Hawkins – Tenor Saxophone . Mal Waldron – Piano . Art Davis – Bass . Max Roach – Drums . Roger Sanders – Congas . Robert Whitley – Congas
Production : Produced By Nat Hentoff
Package : Nat Hentoff – Liner Notes
Recorded On February 22, 1961 At Nola Penthouse Studios In New York City.
Released In 1961 By Candid.