Droppin' Things

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All Music Guide - Scott Yanow
Betty Carter's second Verve album solidified her credentials as one of jazz's top singers. Her trio of the period pianist Marc Cary, bassist Tarus Mateen and drummer Gregory Hutchinson are joined by trumpeter Freddie Hubbard shortly before his decline and tenor saxophonist Craig Handy on four of the seven selections while a medley of "Stardust" and "Memories of You" finds Carter accompanied by pianist Geri Allen.Other highlights include "I Love Music," "What's the Use of Wond'rin'" and "Droppin' Things." With the exception of the Geri Allen medley, this consistently stimulating music was recorded live at the Bottom Line in New York.
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Editorial Reviews

All Music Guide - Scott Yanow
Betty Carter's second Verve album solidified her credentials as one of jazz's top singers. Her trio of the period pianist Marc Cary, bassist Tarus Mateen and drummer Gregory Hutchinson are joined by trumpeter Freddie Hubbard shortly before his decline and tenor saxophonist Craig Handy on four of the seven selections while a medley of "Stardust" and "Memories of You" finds Carter accompanied by pianist Geri Allen.Other highlights include "I Love Music," "What's the Use of Wond'rin'" and "Droppin' Things." With the exception of the Geri Allen medley, this consistently stimulating music was recorded live at the Bottom Line in New York.
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 8/31/1990
  • Label: Polygram Records
  • UPC: 042284399128
  • Catalog Number: 843991

Tracks

Disc 1
  1. 1 30 Years (3:58)
  2. 2 Stardust/Memories of You (12:37)
  3. 3 What's the Use of Wond'rin' (5:22)
  4. 4 Open the Door '90 (5:20)
  5. 5 Droppin' Things (6:34)
  6. 6 I Love Music (7:40)
  7. 7 Why Him? (7:50)
  8. 8 Dull Day (In Chicago) (12:13)
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Album Credits

Performance Credits
Betty Carter Primary Artist, Vocals
Geri Allen Piano
Craig Handy Tenor Saxophone
Marc Cary Piano
Freddie Hubbard Trumpet
Gregory Hutchinson Drums
Tarus Mateen Bass
Technical Credits
Betty Carter Producer
Joe Ferla Engineer
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