Roland Kirk records ‘Kirk’s Work’ with Jack Mcduff et al (1961)

Roland Kirk‘s ‘Kirk’s Work’ is an album recorded on July 11, 1961 with Jack McDuff and released the same year by Prestige.

Track Listing : 1.Three For Dizzy (Roland Kirk) – 05:11 . 2.Makin’ Whoopee (Walter Donaldson, Gus Kahn) – 05:07 . 3.Funk Underneath (Roland Kirk) – 06:15 . 4.Kirk’S Work (Roland Kirk) – 03:54 . 5.Doin’ The Sixty-Eight (Roland Kirk) – 04:20 . 6.Too Late Now (Alan Jay Lerner, Burton Lane) – 03:52 . 7.Skater’S Waltz (Charles Emile Waldteufel) – 04:23

Musicians : Roland Kirk – Tenor Saxophone, Manzello, Strich, Flute, Siren . Jack Mcduff – Hammond Organ . Joe Benjamin – Bass . Arthur Taylor – Drums

Production : Produced By Esmond Edwards . Rahsaan Roland Kirk . Rudy Van Gelder – Engineer

Arrangements : Rahsaan Roland Kirk

Package : Joe Goldberg – Liner Notes

Recorded On July 11, 1961 At Van Gelder Studio In Englewood Cliffs, New Jersey.

Released In 1961 By Prestige.

(Source Rahsaan Roland Kirk – Legendary Jazz Saxophonist)


nervenet @ RateYourMusic
And I’m no fan of Hammond soul-jazz so the less McDuff is in the picture the better though he’s certainly not offensive, just kinda there like most Hammond players (big exception of course for Larry Young). […]

London Jazz Collector
“Brother” Jack McDuff manages to avoid sounding like Jimmy Smith, for which I am eternally grateful.. It is a refreshing antidote to too much navel gazing stuff. […]

All About Jazz
Already displaying remarkable prowess on his menagerie of thrift-store horns (manzello, stritch, siren), Kirk displays each to its own effect. His ability to play two and three saxophones at a time is already apparent, although his mastery of circular breathing was still a few years away […]


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