And the Angels Swing

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All Music Guide - Scott Yanow
Part of a Verve reproduction reissue series, the packaging on this CD is merely a shrunken-down LP, with microscopic liner notes that cannot be read without a magnifying glass. They are reproduced in a folded insert but are dated and a bit pointless. The music, featuring tenor saxophonist Stan Getz, is worthwhile and deserves much better than this thoughtless approach. The selections are drawn from five different sessions from the 1953-1955 period, with Getz joined by valve trombonist Bob Brookmeyer or trumpeter Tony Fruscella on two songs apiece and by either Lou Levy, Jimmy Rowles, or John Williams on the quartet/quintet numbers. The music is swinging and enjoyable, if ...
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Editorial Reviews

All Music Guide - Scott Yanow
Part of a Verve reproduction reissue series, the packaging on this CD is merely a shrunken-down LP, with microscopic liner notes that cannot be read without a magnifying glass. They are reproduced in a folded insert but are dated and a bit pointless. The music, featuring tenor saxophonist Stan Getz, is worthwhile and deserves much better than this thoughtless approach. The selections are drawn from five different sessions from the 1953-1955 period, with Getz joined by valve trombonist Bob Brookmeyer or trumpeter Tony Fruscella on two songs apiece and by either Lou Levy, Jimmy Rowles, or John Williams on the quartet/quintet numbers. The music is swinging and enjoyable, if not essential. Hopefully, these performances will reappear again in the near future as part of a more logical and tasteful reissue series.
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 11/27/2001
  • Label: A Jazz Hour With
  • EAN: 8712177041794
  • Catalog Number: 73608
  • Sales rank: 289,214

Tracks

Disc 1
  1. 1 And the Angels Swing (2:43)
  2. 2 Opus de Bop (2:31)
  3. 3 Don't Worry 'Bout Me (2:37)
  4. 4 Running Water (2:44)
  5. 5 Michelle, Pt. 1 (2:19)
  6. 6 Michelle, Pt. 2 (2:17)
  7. 7 Skull Buster (2:24)
  8. 8 Ante Room (2:42)
  9. 9 Pennies from Heaven (3:17)
  10. 10 Long Island Sound (2:57)
  11. 11 Indian Summer (2:49)
  12. 12 There's a Small Hotel (2:54)
  13. 13 I've Got You Under My Skin (3:16)
  14. 14 What's New? (3:20)
  15. 15 Too Marvelous for Words (2:55)
  16. 16 The Lady in Red (3:15)
  17. 17 My Old Flame (2:43)
  18. 18 On the Alamo (2:44)
  19. 19 Gone With the Wind (2:56)
  20. 20 Yesterdays (2:47)
  21. 21 You Go to My Head (3:02)
  22. 22 Hershey Bar (2:38)
  23. 23 Tootsie Roll (2:09)
  24. 24 Imagination (2:29)
  25. 25 Out of Nowhere (2:28)
  26. 26 's Wonderful (2:54)
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Album Credits

Performance Credits
Stan Getz Primary Artist, Tenor Saxophone
Terry Gibbs Vibes
Al Haig Piano
Hank Jones Piano
Jimmy Raney Guitar
Max Roach Drums
Horace Silver Piano
George Wallington Piano
Stan Levey Drums
Tommy Potter Bass
Earl Swope Trombone
Shorty Rogers Trumpet
Walter Bolden Drums
Roy Haynes Drums
Charles Perry Drums
Gene Ramsey Bass
Curly Russell Bass
Carlos Vidal Conga
Shadow Wilson Drums
Joe Calloway Bass
Technical Credits
William Hogeland Liner Notes
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