Maggie's Back in Town!!

Maggie's Back in Town!!
Studio album by Howard McGhee
Released 1961
Recorded June 26, 1961
Contemporary Records Studio, Los Angeles, California
Genre Jazz
Length 42:23
Label Contemporary
M 3596/S 7596
Producer Lester Koenig
Howard McGhee chronology
Together Again!!!!
Maggie's Back in Town!!
The Sharp Edge

Maggie's Back in Town!! is an album by trumpeter Howard McGhee which was recorded in 1961 and released on the Contemporary label.[1]


Professional ratings
Review scores
The Rolling Stone Jazz Record Guide[3]

Allmusic awarded the album 4½ stars, calling it "McGhee's finest recording of the period" and stating: "This CD is a perfect starting point for listeners not familiar with the underrated (and often overlooked) Howard McGhee".[2]

Track listing

  1. "Demon Chase" (Howard McGhee) - 7:50
  2. "Willow Weep for Me" (Ann Ronell) - 4:20
  3. "Softly, as in a Morning Sunrise" (Oscar Hammerstein II, Sigmund Romberg) - 3:13
  4. "Sunset Eyes" (Teddy Edwards) - 5:10
  5. "Maggie's Back in Town" (Edwards) - 10:36
  6. "Summertime" (George Gershwin, Ira Gershwin, DuBose Heyward) - 3:11
  7. "Brownie Speaks" (Clifford Brown) - 8:03



  1. Contemporary Records discography accessed May 12, 2015
  2. 1 2 Yanow, Scott. Maggie's Back in Town!! – Review at AllMusic. Retrieved May 12, 2015.
  3. Swenson, J. (Editor) (1985). The Rolling Stone Jazz Record Guide. USA: Random House/Rolling Stone. p. 134. ISBN 0-394-72643-X.
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