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  Исполнитель(и) :
   Smith, Johnny  (Guitar)
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  Наименование CD :
   Johnny Smith



Год издания : 1967/1997

Компания звукозаписи : Verve

Музыкальный стиль : Cool, Guitar Jazz

Время звучания : 45:20

Код CD : 314 537 752-2 V6-8692 (MGS-930)

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CD, стоящие на полке рядом : Jazz (Guitar - Smooth)      

Recorded at the Capitol Studios, New York City on March 28th, 29th, 30th, and 31st, 1967.

Johnny Smith was an in-demand guitarist during the 1950s, recording extensively for the Roost label and having a hit with "Moonlight in Vermont." But since moving to Colorado during the 1960s, he has recorded only sporadically. These 1967 sessions for Verve feature the guitarist with a terrific rhythm section consisting of pianist Hank Jones, bassist George Duvivier, and drummer Don Lamond, playing a mix of standards and a few pop songs of the mid-'60s. Smith's clean, always swinging style is well matched by the tasteful Hank Jones (a master of accompaniment in any situation). The wild arrangement of "My Favorite Things" doesn't follow the typical Coltrane-inspired modal path; instead, the quartet delivers a cooking performance that even sounds like an Irish jig at one point. Smith's lyrical takes of bossa nova favorites like "Manha de Carnaval" and "The Girl from Ipanema" have aged very well. Smith penned words and music to the loping country-flavored ballad "Colorado," represented by his original solo version and the later version with a vocal added by Jimmy Atkins. Smith is heard unaccompanied for a thoughtful interpretation of the Beatles' "Yesterday" and the traditional favorite "Shenandoah," switching to acoustic guitar for an intricate rendition of "Golden Earrings." Last available as a 1997 CD reissue in the Verve Elite Edition limited-edition series, this long unavailable CD will be very tough to acquire, as only 7,500 or so were manufactured.

All Music Guide


  Соисполнители :

Don Lamond (Drums)
George Duvivier (Bass)
Hank Jones (Piano)
Jimmy Atkins (Vocals)


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   1 Memories Of You         0:02:55 Eubie Blake / Andy Razaf
   2 Manha De Carnaval         0:04:43 Luiz Bonfa' / Anto^nio Maria
   3 Here's That Rainy Day     T       0:02:34 Johnny Burke / James Van Heusen
   4 Yesterday     T       0:02:25 John Lennon / Paul McCartney
   5 Spring Can Really Hang You Up The Most         0:05:13 Fran Landesman / Tommy Wolf
   6 The Shadow Of Your Smile     T       0:02:26 Johnny Mandel / Paul Francis Webster
   7 Michelle     T       0:04:00 John Lennon / Paul McCartney
   8 My Favorite Things         0:02:57 Oscar Hammerstein II / Richard Rodgers
   9 Golden Earrings         0:03:02 Ray Evans / Jay Livingston / Victor Young
   10 On A Clear Day (You Can See Forever)     T       0:02:30 Burton Lane / Alan Jay Lerner
   11 The Girl From Ipanema         0:04:16 Norman Gimbel / Antonio Carlos Jobim / Vini'cius De Moraes
   12 Shenandoah Breakdown         0:00:34 Traditional
   13 Shenandoah         0:01:44 Johnny Smith / Traditional
   14 Land Of The Velvet Hills         0:03:02 Johnny Smith
   15 Land Of The Velvet Hills         0:02:59 -"-

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