Don't Let It End

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All Music Guide - Scott Yanow
This CD is most significant for being the first recording in many years of jazz harpist Adele Girard. Featured in a quintet with leader/clarinetist Bobby Gordon, pianist Ray Sherman, bassist Morty Corb and drummer Gene Estes, Girard is on 12 of the 15 songs the three other tunes are quartet features, and even though the tempos tend to be relaxed, she is still heard swinging hard. The setting is reminiscent of Girard's work with her late husband, clarinetist Joe Marsala, and the harpist sounds wonderful on such numbers as "Someday Sweetheart," "Exactly Like You," "Muskrat Ramble," "As Long as I Live" and "Emaline." Unfortunately, this would be Adele Girard's final recording,...
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Editorial Reviews

All Music Guide - Scott Yanow
This CD is most significant for being the first recording in many years of jazz harpist Adele Girard. Featured in a quintet with leader/clarinetist Bobby Gordon, pianist Ray Sherman, bassist Morty Corb and drummer Gene Estes, Girard is on 12 of the 15 songs the three other tunes are quartet features, and even though the tempos tend to be relaxed, she is still heard swinging hard. The setting is reminiscent of Girard's work with her late husband, clarinetist Joe Marsala, and the harpist sounds wonderful on such numbers as "Someday Sweetheart," "Exactly Like You," "Muskrat Ramble," "As Long as I Live" and "Emaline." Unfortunately, this would be Adele Girard's final recording, but her place in jazz history had already been secure decades earlier.
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 10/7/1996
  • Label: Arbors Records
  • UPC: 780941111224
  • Catalog Number: 19112
  • Sales rank: 301,802

Tracks

Disc 1
  1. 1 Someday, Sweetheart - Jonathan Allen (5:27)
  2. 2 Basin Street Blues - Jonathan Allen (4:32)
  3. 3 Exactly Like You - Jonathan Allen (6:26)
  4. 4 Squeeze Me - Jonathan Allen (3:36)
  5. 5 Frankie and Johnny - Jonathan Allen (3:16)
  6. 6 Muskrat Ramble - Jonathan Allen (4:12)
  7. 7 Do You Ever Think of Me? - Jonathan Allen (3:36)
  8. 8 Singin' the Blues (Till My Daddy Comes Home) - Jonathan Allen (5:41)
  9. 9 Love Nest - Jonathan Allen (5:43)
  10. 10 If You Were Mine - Jonathan Allen (2:53)
  11. 11 Limehouse Blues - Jonathan Allen (5:56)
  12. 12 As Long as I Live - Jonathan Allen (5:56)
  13. 13 (Back Home Again in) Indiana - Jonathan Allen (6:42)
  14. 14 Emaline - Jonathan Allen (3:46)
  15. 15 Don't Let It End - Jonathan Allen (5:32)
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Album Credits

Performance Credits
Bobby Gordon Primary Artist, Primary Artist, Clarinet, Vocals
Morty Corb Bass
Gene Estes Drums
Ray Sherman Piano
Adele Girard Marsala Harp, Track Performer
Technical Credits
Kid Ory Composer
Jerome Kern Composer
Con Conrad Composer
Morty Corb Contributor
Gene Estes Contributor
Otto Harbach Composer
Ray Sherman Contributor
Sam M. Lewis Composer
Earl Burtnett & His Los Angeles Biltmore Hotel Orchestra Composer
Ray Gilbert Composer
Joe Young Composer
J. Russel Robinson Composer
Mat Domber Executive Producer
Rachel Domber Executive Producer
Bryan Lee Shaw Engineer
Walter Hirsch Composer
Adele Girard Marsala Contributor
John Cooper Composer
Bryan Shaw Engineer
Floyd Levin Liner Notes
Hirsch Composer
Marsala Composer
Arbors Producer
Earl Burtnett Composer
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