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Bobby Short on the East Side/Moments Like This

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All Music Guide - Thom Jurek
This two-fer on Collectables bring together a pair of cabaret ace Bobby Short's Atlantic albums. On the East Side recorded live in 1959 is a dramatic, lively, hard-swingin' set of Short in his prime, recorded with a trio. This is American saloon singing at its finest, full of exaggerated drama, finger-popping and amiable, good natured cheer. Short is so great he can sing Cole Porter's "You Fascinate Me," "I'm Gonna Sit Right Down and Write Myself a Letter," and a Caribbean murder ballad like "Delia's Gone," and make them all the stuff of fantasy. On Moments Like This, recorded in 1982, the mood is romantic and nocturnal, full of strings and breezy rhythms. The standouts here...
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All Music Guide - Thom Jurek
This two-fer on Collectables bring together a pair of cabaret ace Bobby Short's Atlantic albums. On the East Side recorded live in 1959 is a dramatic, lively, hard-swingin' set of Short in his prime, recorded with a trio. This is American saloon singing at its finest, full of exaggerated drama, finger-popping and amiable, good natured cheer. Short is so great he can sing Cole Porter's "You Fascinate Me," "I'm Gonna Sit Right Down and Write Myself a Letter," and a Caribbean murder ballad like "Delia's Gone," and make them all the stuff of fantasy. On Moments Like This, recorded in 1982, the mood is romantic and nocturnal, full of strings and breezy rhythms. The standouts here include a medley of the Overstreet and Higgins nugget "Georgia Blues" with Hoagy Carmichael's "Georgia on My Mind," as well as Noël Coward's "Sigh No More," and Cy Coleman's awesome "Sometimes When You're Lonely."
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 10/12/2004
  • Label: Collectables
  • UPC: 090431765524
  • Catalog Number: 7655

Album Credits

Performance Credits
Bobby Short Primary Artist, Piano, Vocals
Aaron Bell Bass, Double Bass
Lou Levy fender rhodes
Arnold Belnick Violin
Harry Bluestone Violin, Concert Master
Gene Cipriano Oboe
Gary Coleman Vibes
Rollice Dale Viola
Douglas Davis Cello
Assa Drori Violin
Jerry Epstein Viola
Ronald Folsom Violin
Endre Granat Violin
Paula Hochhalter Cello
William Hybel Violin
Anne Karam Cello
Janet Lakatos Viola
Carole Mukogawa Viola
Dan Neufeld Viola
Erno Neufeld Violin
Beverly Peer Double Bass, String Bass
Stanley Plummer Violin
Dorothy Remsen Harp
Nathan Ross Violin
Sheldon Sanov Violin
David Schwartz Viola
Robert Scott Drums
Robert Sushel Violin
John Wittenberg Violin
Ken Yerke Violin
William Henderson Violin
Joe Stepansky Violin
Johnny Cresci Drums
Mari Tsumura-Botnick Violin
Ismael Ugarte Bass
Kenny Belding Drums
David H. Speltz Cello
Ismael Ugarte Double Bass
Technical Credits
Irving Berlin Composer
Barbra Streisand Composer
Hoagy Carmichael Composer
Cy Coleman Composer
Bobby Short Liner Notes
Vincent Youmans Composer
Harold Arlen Composer
Richard Rodgers Composer
Vernon Duke Composer
Frank Loesser Composer
Tom Dowd Engineer
Duke Ellington Composer
Nesuhi Ertegun Audio Production
Dorothy Fields Composer
Johnny Green Composer
E.Y. "Yip" Harburg Composer
Lorenz Hart Composer
Edward Heyman Composer
Gus Kahn Composer
Burton Lane Composer
Mitchell Parish Composer
Cole Porter Composer
Paul Francis Webster Composer
Paul Williams Composer
Robert Sour Composer
Frank Eyton Composer
Carolyn Leigh Composer
Edward Eliscu Composer
Traditional Composer
Richard Heimann Cover Photo
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