Boyd Raeburn and His Orchestra 1944

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All Music Guide - Scott Yanow
On the first of two Circle CDs taken from Lang-Worth Radio Transcriptions that feature Boyd Raeburn's Orchestra, Raeburn's transitional band is well showcased. Succeeding his undocumented sweet orchestra of the late '30s and preceding his radical 1945 group, this big band essentially played advanced swing with most arrangements contributed by Eddie Finckel or George Williams. There are some dated vocals by Don Darcy and a couple from Marjorie Wood including "Who Started Love" which has the only George Handy arrangement on the set and solos from altoist Johnny Bothwell, trumpeter Benny Harris and trombonist Earl Swope. Among the more memorable numbers are "Hep Boyds," "Boyd ...
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Editorial Reviews

All Music Guide - Scott Yanow
On the first of two Circle CDs taken from Lang-Worth Radio Transcriptions that feature Boyd Raeburn's Orchestra, Raeburn's transitional band is well showcased. Succeeding his undocumented sweet orchestra of the late '30s and preceding his radical 1945 group, this big band essentially played advanced swing with most arrangements contributed by Eddie Finckel or George Williams. There are some dated vocals by Don Darcy and a couple from Marjorie Wood including "Who Started Love" which has the only George Handy arrangement on the set and solos from altoist Johnny Bothwell, trumpeter Benny Harris and trombonist Earl Swope. Among the more memorable numbers are "Hep Boyds," "Boyd Meets the Duke" and an early version of "A Night in Tunisia."
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 8/12/1994
  • Label: Circle
  • UPC: 762247402220
  • Catalog Number: 22
  • Sales rank: 310,929

Tracks

Disc 1
  1. 1 Raeburn's Theme - Boyd Raeburn (2:39)
  2. 2 Sweet Lorraine - Boyd Raeburn (2:15)
  3. 3 Hep Boyds - Boyd Raeburn (2:20)
  4. 4 Street of Dreams - Boyd Raeburn (3:10)
  5. 5 Milkman, Keep Those Bottles Quiet - Boyd Raeburn (2:15)
  6. 6 Some Peaceful Evening - Boyd Raeburn (2:41)
  7. 7 March of the Boyds - Boyd Raeburn (2:34)
  8. 8 Prisoner of Love - Boyd Raeburn (2:47)
  9. 9 A Night in Tunisia - Boyd Raeburn (2:34)
  10. 10 This Must Be Love - Boyd Raeburn (2:58)
  11. 11 Early Boyd - Boyd Raeburn (2:21)
  12. 12 It's a Crying Shame - Boyd Raeburn (1:55)
  13. 13 Boyd Meets the Duke - Boyd Raeburn (2:18)
  14. 14 Bagdad (Casablanca) - Boyd Raeburn (2:09)
  15. 15 Who Started Love? - Boyd Raeburn (2:52)
  16. 16 I'll Remember April - Boyd Raeburn (3:20)
  17. 17 Boyd Meets Girl - Boyd Raeburn (2:46)
  18. 18 There I've Said It Again - Boyd Raeburn (3:08)
  19. 19 Little Boyd Blue (Blows His Top) - Boyd Raeburn (2:12)
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Album Credits

Performance Credits
Boyd Raeburn Orchestra Primary Artist
Boyd Raeburn Indexed Contributor, Leader, Bass Saxophone, Soprano Saxophone, Tenor Saxophone
Serge Chaloff Baritone Saxophone
Shelly Manne Drums
Oscar Pettiford Bass
Johnny Bothwell Alto Saxophone
Ike Carpenter Piano
George Handy Piano
Hal McKusick Alto Saxophone
Earl Swope Trombone
Don Lamond Drums
Dennis Sandole Guitar
Trummy Young Trombone
Al Cohn Tenor Saxophone
Tommy Allison Trumpet
Stan Fishelson Trumpet
Benny Harris Trumpet
Steve Jordan Guitar
Joe Megro Tenor Saxophone
Mert Oliver Bass
Bob Swift Trombone
Angelo Tompros Tenor Saxophone
Marjorie Woods Vocals
Pullman Pederson Trombone
Pinky Savitt Trumpet
Tommy Pederson Trombone
Walter Robertson Trombone, Trumpet
Martina Hoffman Vocals
Louis Cles Trumpet
J. K. Corman Trombone
Andy Delmar Bass
J. B. Gillespie Trumpet
George Hendleman Piano
A. W. McKusick Alto Saxophone
Ewell Payne Trumpet
John Payuo Guitar
O. C. Wilson Trombone
John Arcesi Vocals
Technical Credits
Dizzy Gillespie Arranger, Composer
George Handy Arranger
Ralph Flanagan Arranger, Composer
George Williams Arranger
Gene DePaul Composer
Redd Evans Composer
Eddie Finckel Arranger, Composer
Frank Paparelli Composer
Mitchell Parish Composer
Don Raye Composer
Leo Robin Composer
Sam H. Stept Composer
Juan Tizol Arranger, Composer
Victor Young Composer
Sam M. Lewis Composer
Russ Columbo Composer
George H. Buck Jr. Producer, Liner Notes
Dave Mann Composer
Jack McKinney Text
Clifford R. Burwell Composer
Clarence Gaskill Composer
Patricia Johnston Composer
Jack Segal Composer
Sidney Keith Russell Composer
Dewey Bergman Composer
Lee Mortimer Composer
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