Salt Song

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Salt Song
Salt Song.jpg
Studio album by
Released 1971
Recorded July 7 & 13, and April 23, 1971
Studio Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ
Genre Jazz
Length 42:35
Label CTI
CTI 6010
Producer Creed Taylor
Stanley Turrentine chronology
The Sugar Man
Salt Song

Salt Song is an album by jazz saxophonist Stanley Turrentine recorded for the CTI Note label featuring performances by Turrentine with an orchestra arranged by Eumir Deodato.[1] The CD rerelease added another track.


The Allmusic review by Steve Huey awarded the album 4 stars and states "it's another fine, eclectic outing that falls squarely into the signature CTI fusion sound: smooth but not slick, accessible but not simplistic... All in all, Salt Song has dated well, partly because the arrangements don't overemphasize electric piano, but mostly on the strength of Turrentine's always-soulful playing".[2]

Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 4/5 stars[3]

Track listing

  1. "Gibraltar" (Freddie Hubbard) - 10:21
  2. "I Told Jesus" (traditional, arranged by Eumir Deodato) - 7:40
  3. "Salt Song" (Milton Nascimento) - 7:17
  4. "I Haven't Got Anything Better to Do" (Lee Pockriss, Paul Vance) - 4:37
  5. "Storm" (Stanley Turrentine) - 7:36
  6. "Vera Cruz" (Nascimento) - 5:04 Bonus track on CD

Recorded on July 7 & 13 (tracks 1-5) and April 23, 1971 (track 6).



  1. ^ Stanley Turrentine discography accessed January 15, 2010.
  2. ^ Huey, S. Allmusic Review accessed January 15, 2010.
  3. ^ Huey, S. Allmusic Review accessed January 15, 2010.
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