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All Music Guide - Scott Yanow
This CD puts the emphasis on the Jimmy Dorsey orchestra's jazz sides rather than the vocal best-sellers. Popular singer Helen O'Connell does make three appearances including the hit "Tangerine", but most of these selections are instrumentals, with Dorsey's alto and clarinet in outstanding form it was easy to forget how talented an instrumentalist he was during these commercial years. Most of the other fine soloists are lesser names, although they include future bandleaders Ray McKinley on drums and pianist Freddie Slack. Highlights are "Parade of the Milk Bottle Caps," "I Got Rhythm," "John Silver," "Ducks in Upper Sandusky," "Contrasts" Dorsey's theme, and "King Porter ...
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Editorial Reviews

All Music Guide - Scott Yanow
This CD puts the emphasis on the Jimmy Dorsey orchestra's jazz sides rather than the vocal best-sellers. Popular singer Helen O'Connell does make three appearances including the hit "Tangerine", but most of these selections are instrumentals, with Dorsey's alto and clarinet in outstanding form it was easy to forget how talented an instrumentalist he was during these commercial years. Most of the other fine soloists are lesser names, although they include future bandleaders Ray McKinley on drums and pianist Freddie Slack. Highlights are "Parade of the Milk Bottle Caps," "I Got Rhythm," "John Silver," "Ducks in Upper Sandusky," "Contrasts" Dorsey's theme, and "King Porter Stomp," although there isn't a weak track on this release. Recommended -- this is Dorsey's definitive set.
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 7/20/1993
  • Label: Universal Mod Afw
  • UPC: 011105062626
  • Catalog Number: 626
  • Sales rank: 402,612

Tracks

Disc 1
  1. 1 Parade of the Milk Bottle Caps - Jimmy Dorsey (3:07)
  2. 2 In a Sentimental Mood - Jimmy Dorsey (3:02)
  3. 3 Stompin' at the Savoy (3:10)
  4. 4 I Got Rhythm - Jimmy Dorsey (3:05)
  5. 5 I Can't Face the Music (Without Singing the Blues) - Jimmy Dorsey (3:16)
  6. 6 Don't Be That Way - Jimmy Dorsey (3:00)
  7. 7 I Cried for You - Jimmy Dorsey (4:20)
  8. 8 John Silver - Jimmy Dorsey (3:14)
  9. 9 The Darktown Strutters' Ball - Jimmy Dorsey (2:27)
  10. 10 Dusk in Upper Sandusky - Jimmy Dorsey (2:31)
  11. 11 All of Me - Jimmy Dorsey (3:08)
  12. 12 Contrasts (3:02)
  13. 13 Dolemite (3:16)
  14. 14 Turn Left (3:06)
  15. 15 Turn Right (2:26)
  16. 16 When the Sun Comes Out (3:21)
  17. 17 Charleston Alley (3:22)
  18. 18 Tangerine (3:12)
  19. 19 Sorghum Switch (3:24)
  20. 20 King Porter Stomp (2:52)
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Album Credits

Performance Credits
Jimmy Dorsey & His Orchestra Primary Artist
Jimmy Dorsey Indexed Contributor, Clarinet, Alto Saxophone, Track Performer
David Mann Piano
Bobby Byrne Trombone
Jimmy Campbell Trumpet
Phil Napoleon Trumpet
Johnny Guarnieri Piano
Ray Linn Trumpet
Ray McKinley Drums
Babe Russin Tenor Saxophone
Freddie Slack Piano
Tutti Camarata Trumpet
Helen O'Connell Vocals
Dave Matthew Alto Saxophone
Bill Pritchard Trombone
Bob Alexy Trumpet
Noni Bernardi Alto Saxophone
W.C. Clark Trumpet
Bill Covey Alto Saxophone
Nick Dimaio Trombone
Chuck Gentry Baritone Saxophone
Don Hammond Tenor Saxophone, Tenor (Vocal)
Herbie Haymer Tenor Saxophone
Skeets Herfurt Tenor Saxophone
Roc Hillman Guitar
Tommy Kay Guitar
Nate Kazebier Trumpet
Frank Langone Alto Saxophone
Bob Lawson Baritone Saxophone
Fud Livingston Alto Saxophone
Nat Lobovsky Trombone
Irvin "Marky" Markowitz Trumpet
Don Mattison Trombone
Paul McCoy Trumpet
Joe Meyer Trumpet
Ralph Muzillo Trumpet
Johnny Napton Trumpet
Bill Oblak Trumpet
Allan Reuss Guitar
Jerry Rosa Trombone
Sam Rubinwich Alto Saxophone, Baritone Saxophone
Andy Russo Trombone
Jack Ryan Bass
Buddy Schutz Drums
Shorty Sherock Trumpet
Guy Smith Guitar
Kazebier Solomson Trumpet
Shorty Solomson Trumpet
Bruce Squires Trombone
Jack Stacey Tenor Saxophone
Slim Taft Bass
George Thow Trumpet
Bobby Van Eps Piano
Phil Washburn Trombone
Leonard Whitney Alto Saxophone, Tenor Saxophone
Milt Yaner Alto Saxophone
June Richmond Vocals
William Pritchard Trombone
Joe Yukl Trombone
Bob Eberly Vocals
Joe Lipman Piano
Dave Mann Piano
Mick Dimaio Trombone
Joe Lipmer Piano
Bill Miller Bass
Al Jordan Trombone
Sonny Lee Trombone
Technical Credits
Dave Grusin Executive Producer
Jimmy Dorsey Composer
Altb Jordan Contributor
Orrin Keepnews Producer
Sonny Mediana Production Director
Larry Rosen Executive Producer
Jesse Stone Composer
Phil Washburn Contributor
Dan Serrano Art Direction
Joe Lipman Composer
John Lissner Liner Notes
Scott Johnson Art Direction
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