Stretching Out (Zoot Sims and Bob Brookmeyer album)

Stretching Out is an album by the Zoot Sims-Bob Brookmeyer Octet recorded in 1958 for the United Artists label.[1][2]

Stretching Out
Studio album by
RecordedDecember 27, 1958
Nola Penthouse Studio, New York City
LabelUnited Artists
UAL 4023/UAS 5023
ProducerJack Lewis
Bob Brookmeyer chronology
Kansas City Revisited
Stretching Out
The Ivory Hunters
Zoot Sims chronology
Locking Horns
Stretching Out
Jazz Alive! A Night at the Half Note


Professional ratings
Review scores

The Allmusic review by Ken Dryden stated: "Aside from a few innocuous reed squeaks, the music is essentially flawless and has stood the test of time very well. of cool jazz will want to locate a copy of this session".[3]

Track listing

  1. "Stretching Out" (Bob Brookmeyer) - 6:07
  2. "Now Will You Be Good?" (Harry Pease, Arthur Terker, Harry Jentes) - 5:27
  3. "Pennies from Heaven" (Arthur Johnston, Johnny Burke) - 6:14
  4. "King Porter Stomp" (Jelly Roll Morton) - 4:37
  5. "Ain't Misbehavin'" (Harry Brooks, Fats Waller, Andy Razaf) - 6:52
  6. "Bee Kay" (Bill Potts) - 6:38



  1. Edwards, D., Eyries, P., Watts, R, Neely, T. & Callahan, M., Discography Preview for the United Artists label 40000 & 4000/5000 Series (1958-1972), accessed November 27, 2015
  2. Zoot Sims Catalog, accessed November 27, 2015
  3. Dryden, Ken. Stretching Out – Review at AllMusic. Retrieved November 27, 2015.
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