One Foot in the Gutter

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One Foot in the Gutter
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Studio album by
The Dave Bailey Sextet
Released 1960
Recorded July 19 & 20, 1960
Genre Jazz
Length 36:01
Label Epic LA 16008
Dave Bailey chronology
One Foot in the Gutter
Gettin' Into Somethin'

One Foot in the Gutter (subtitled A Treasury of Soul) is the debut album led by jazz drummer Dave Bailey which was originally released on the Epic label in 1960.[1]


Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 4/5 stars[2]

Allmusic awarded the album 4 stars stating "The music is consistently loose, fresh and very inspired; egos have been checked at the door as everyone aspires to work together to produce the best results... this release is strong proof that talented musicians don't have to meticulously plan out their set to produce timeless music".[2]

Track listing

  1. "One Foot in the Gutter" (Clark Terry) - 10:49
  2. "Well, You Needn't" (Thelonious Monk) - 11:50
  3. "Sandu" (Clifford Brown) - 20:57



  1. ^ Dave Bailey discography, accessed November 3, 2014
  2. ^ a b Dryden, K., Allmusic Review, accessed November 3, 2014
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