Accompaniment : Rhythm Section One: Nat Pierce, piano; Barry Galbraith, guitar; Milt Hinton, bass; Osie Johnson, drums; Rhythm Section Two: Don Abney, piano; Jimmy Raney, guitar; Oscar Pettiford, bass; Kenny Clarke, drums
These historic recordings of standards were made at Judson Hall in Manhattan in 1952 and feature, literally, legends in jazz. Beautiful complete renditions of some of the finest songs of the 20th century plus backgrounds featuring accompaniments by such players as Nat Pierce and Don Abney (piano); Barry Galbraith and Jimmy Raney (guitar); Milt Hinton and Oscar Pettiford (bass); and Osie Johnson and Kenny Clarke (drums). Classic recordings featuring a superb collection of great songs including 'April in Paris,' 'The Man I Love,' and 'Embraceable You,' and many more. Vocalists will appreciate the pristine digital transfers of the original recordings which put you right there with these jazz giants.
Includes a high-quality printed vocal score annotated and a compact disc with complete versions (with soloist) followed by accompaniments to each piece, minus the soloist.
April in Paris
Porgy and Bess: The Man I Love
Sometimes I'm Happy
Body and Soul
I Only Have Eyes for You
I Got Rhythm
I May Be Wrong (But I Think You're Wonderful)
Fine and Dandy
New Moon: Lover Come Back to Me
What Is This Thing Called Love?
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