The Rape of El Morro

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The Rape of El Morro
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Studio album by Don Sebesky
Released 1975
Recorded April-May 1975
Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs
Genre Jazz
Length 36:12
Label CTI
CTI 6061 S1
Producer Creed Taylor
Don Sebesky chronology
Giant Box
(1973)Giant Box1973
The Rape of El Morro
Three Works For Jazz Soloists & Symphony Orchestra
(1979)Three Works For Jazz Soloists & Symphony Orchestra1979
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 3/5 stars[1]
The Rolling Stone Jazz Record Guide 1/5 stars[2]

The Rape of El Morro is an album by American arranger/conductor and composer Don Sebesky featuring performances recorded in 1975 and released on the CTI label.[3]

Track listing

All compositions by Don Sebesky except as indicated
  1. "The Rape of El Morro" - 7:41
  2. "Moon Dreams" (John Chalmers MacGregor, Johnny Mercer) - 5:30
  3. "Skyliner" (Charlie Barnet, Billy Moore, Jr.) - 5:49
  4. "The Entertainer" (Scott Joplin) - 4:12
  5. "Footprints of the Giant" (based on themes by Béla Bartók; arranged and adapted by Don Sebesky) - 7:32
  6. "Lucky Seven" - 5:28
  • Recorded at Van Gelder Studio in Englewood Cliffs, New Jersey between April and May, 1975



  1. ^ Allmusic Review accessed February 24, 2012
  2. ^ Swenson, J. (Editor) (1985). The Rolling Stone Jazz Record Guide. USA: Random House/Rolling Stone. p. 176. ISBN 0-394-72643-X. 
  3. ^ CTI Records discography accessed February 24, 2012
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