Inner Urge is an album by jazz saxophonist Joe Henderson released in 1965, the fourth recorded as a leader for Blue Note Records. It was recorded at the Van Gelder Studio, Englewoods Cliffs, New Jersey on November 30, 1964. It features performances by pianist McCoy Tyner, Elvin Jones on drums, both associated with John Coltrane, bassist Bob Cranshaw and Joe Henderson on tenor saxophone.
The Penguin Guide to Jazz gave the album a four-star rating (of a possible four stars), describing the music as “dark and intense”. [source]
All pieces by Joe Henderson, except as indicated.
Inner Urge (11:58) / Isotope (9:15) / El Barrio (7:15) / You Know I Care (Duke Pearson) (7:22) / Night and Day (Cole Porter) (7:24)
Joe Henderson – tenor saxophone
McCoy Tyner – piano
Bob Cranshaw – bass
Elvin Jones – drums