Braff!

Editorial Reviews

All Music Guide - Scott Yanow
This reissue LP from 1989 in CBS's short-lived Portrait series features the great trumpeter Ruby Braff playing with three very different but equally swinging groups. Four of the best performances, including "Stardust" and "It's Been So Long," showcase Braff with a rhythm section that includes pianist Dave McKenna. Braff also meets up with tenor saxophonist Coleman Hawkins, baritonist Ernie Caceres, and trombonist Lawrence Brown in an all-star nonet, and with vibraphonist Don Elliott in a sextet. The emphasis is on veteran swing standards Braff does contribute the original "Here's Freddie" and jamming ensembles. [This edition contains bonus...
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Editorial Reviews

All Music Guide - Scott Yanow
This reissue LP from 1989 in CBS's short-lived Portrait series features the great trumpeter Ruby Braff playing with three very different but equally swinging groups. Four of the best performances, including "Stardust" and "It's Been So Long," showcase Braff with a rhythm section that includes pianist Dave McKenna. Braff also meets up with tenor saxophonist Coleman Hawkins, baritonist Ernie Caceres, and trombonist Lawrence Brown in an all-star nonet, and with vibraphonist Don Elliott in a sextet. The emphasis is on veteran swing standards Braff does contribute the original "Here's Freddie" and jamming ensembles. [This edition contains bonus tracks.]
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 8/20/2008
  • Label: Lonehill Jazz Spain
  • EAN: 8436019582107
  • Catalog Number: 10210

Tracks

Disc 1
  1. 1 Star Dust - Coleman Hawkins
  2. 2 Here's Freddie - Coleman Hawkins
  3. 3 Indian Summer - Coleman Hawkins
  4. 4 Blue Turning Grey Over You - Coleman Hawkins
  5. 5 Just One More Chance - Coleman Hawkins
  6. 6 When My Dreamboat Comes Home - Coleman Hawkins
  7. 7 You're Lucky to Me - Coleman Hawkins
  8. 8 Moonglow - Coleman Hawkins
  9. 9 It's Been So Long - Coleman Hawkins
  10. 10 Too Marvelous for Words - Coleman Hawkins
  11. 11 How Long Has Thing Been Going On? - Coleman Hawkins
  12. 12 'S Wonderful - Coleman Hawkins
  13. 13 As Long as I Live - Coleman Hawkins
  14. 14 If I Had You - Coleman Hawkins
  15. 15 I'm Shooting High - Coleman Hawkins
  16. 16 Moonglow - Coleman Hawkins
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Album Credits

Performance Credits
Ruby Braff's All-Stars Primary Artist
Ruby Braff Indexed Contributor, Trumpet
Freddie Green Guitar
Dave McKenna Piano
Nat Pierce Piano
Coleman Hawkins Tenor Saxophone
Ernie Caceres Baritone Saxophone
Don Elliott Vibes
Buzzy Drootin Drums
Steve Jordan Guitar
Eddie Jones Bass
Lawrence D. Brown Trombone
Technical Credits
George Gershwin Composer
Hoagy Carmichael Composer
Jimmy McHugh Composer
Walter Donaldson Composer
Ira Gershwin Composer
Mitchell Parish Composer
Charles Edward Smith Liner Notes
Dom Cerulli Author
Arthur Johnston Composer
Sam Coslow Composer
Ted Koehler Composer
Harold Adamson Composer
John Flanagan Liner Notes
Andre de Lange Composer
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