Tina Brooks: Back to the Tracks

On January 27, 1998, “Blue Note” label released “Back to the Tracks”, the sixth Tina Brooks album. It was recorded September – October 1960, at “Van Gelder Studio” in Englewood Cliffs, New Jersey, and was produced by Alfred Lion.


  • Tina Brooks – tenor saxophone
  • Jackie McLean – alto saxophone
  • Blue Mitchell – trumpet
  • Kenny Drew – piano
  • Paul Chambers – bass
  • Art Taylor – drums

Track listing:

All tracks by Tina Brooks except where noted.

  1. Back to the Tracks
  2. Street Singer
  3. The Blues and I
  4. For Heaven’s Sake – Elise Bretton, Sherman Edwards, Donald Meyer
  5. The Ruby and The Pearl – Jay Livingston, Ray Evans

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