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  Наименование CD :
   Songs For Distingue Lovers



Год издания : 1956

Компания звукозаписи : Verve Forecast, (ru)

Музыкальный стиль : Traditional Pop, Swing, Ballads, Classic Female Blues

Время звучания : 58:44

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CD, стоящие на полке рядом : Jazz (Woman Voice)      

During the six days and four sessions covered by this 1997 CD (which in its original form consisted of six songs), Billie Holiday recorded 18 titles; a dozen of the best are here, although "Comes Love" is unaccountably missing. This were the last series of extensive small-group recordings that Lady Day would make in the studios. Although her voice was largely shot at this point, she puts so much feeling into some of the lyrics that one can often overlook her dark sound. The all-star band (trumpeter Harry "Sweets" Edison, tenor saxophonist Ben Webster, pianist Jimmie Rowles, guitarist Barney Kessel, bassist Red Mitchell, and Alvin Stoller or Larry Bunker on drums) is a major asset, and there are plenty of short solos for Edison, Webster and Kessel. Holiday does her best on such numbers as "A Foggy Day," "One for My Baby," "Just One of Those Things" and "I Wished on the Moon," and there are plenty of haunting moments, even if one could tell (even at the time) that the end was probably drawing near for the singer. The music is still well worth having, although completists will prefer a collection with all 18 songs, while beginners should sample Holiday's Columbia and Decca output first.

All Music Guide


  Соисполнители :

Alvin Stoller (Drums)
Barney Kessel (Guitar)
Ben Webster (Tenor Saxophone)
Harry 'Sweets' Edison (Trumpet)
Jimmy Rowles (Piano)
Red Mitchell (Bass)


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   1 Day In, Day Out     T       0:06:51 Rube Bloom / John Herndon 'Johny' Mercer
   2 A Foggy Day     T       0:04:44 George Gershwin / Ira Gershwin
b. Jacob And Israel Gershovitz
   3 Stars Fell On Alabama     T       0:04:32 Frank Perkins / Mitchell Parish
   4 One For My Baby     T       0:05:43 'And One More For The Road' - Harold Arlen (b. Hyman Arluck) / Johnny Mecer
   5 Just One Of Those Things     T       0:05:35 Cole Albert Porter
   6 I Didn't Know What Time It Was     T       0:06:08 Richard Charles Rodgers / Lorenz Miiton Hart
   7 Let's Call The Whole Thing Off     T       0:03:27 George Gershwin / Ira Gershwin
   8 I Wished On The Moon     T       0:03:29 Dorothy Parker (b. Dorothy Rothschild) / Ralph Rainger
   9 They Can't Take That Away From Me     T       0:04:14 George Gershwin / Ira Gershwin
   10 Body And Soul     T       0:06:26 Edward Heyman / Robert Sour / Frank Eyton / John W. Green
   11 Moonlight In Vermont     T       0:03:53 Karl Suessdorf / John M. Blackburn
   12 Our Love Is Here To Stay     T       0:03:42 George Gershwin / Ira Gershwin

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