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The Swinging Guitar of Tal Farlow
Studio album by Tal Farlow
Released 1957
Recorded May 1956
Genre Jazz, bebop
Length 62:29 (Reissue)
Label Verve
Producer Norman Granz
Professional reviews
Tal Farlow chronology
Second Set
The Swinging Guitar of Tal Farlow
This is Tal Farlow

The Swinging Guitar of Tal Farlow is an album by American jazz guitarist Tal Farlow, released in 1957.[1]

Track listing

  1. "Taking a Chance on Love" (Vernon Duke, John Latouche, Ted Fetter) – 4:43
  2. "Yardbird Suite" (Charlie Parker) – 5:15
  3. "You Stepped Out of a Dream" (Nacio Herb Brown, Gus Kahn) – 5:39
  4. "They Can't Take That Away from Me" (George Gershwin, Ira Gershwin) – 5:42
  5. "Like Someone in Love" (Johnny Burke, Jimmy Van Heusen) – 6:38
  6. "Meteor" (Tal Farlow) – 6:35
  7. "I Love You" (Cole Porter) – 5:30
    1999 reissue bonus tracks & alternate takes:
  8. "Gone With the Wind" (Allie Wrubel, Herb Magidson) – 5:26
  9. "Taking a Chance on Love" (Duke, Latouche, Fetter) – 6:12
  10. "Yardbird Suite" (Parker) – 5:12
  11. "Gone With the Wind" (Magidson, Wrubel) – 5:37


  • Tal Farlow – guitar
  • Eddie Costa – piano
  • Vinnie Burke – bass

Production notes:



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