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George Wein's Newport All-Stars

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All Music Guide - Scott Yanow
Unlike the earlier editions of the Newport All-Stars, the 1969 group leaned much more heavily toward swing and elements of bop than to dixieland. In addition to pianist George Wein and cornetist Ruby Braff, the band heard on this Atlantic Lp includes vibraphonist Red Norvo, both Tal Farlow and Barney Kessel on guitars, bassist Larry Ridley and drummer Don Lamond. Highlights include "In A Little Spanish Town," "Ja-Da," "My Melancholy Baby," "Exactly Like You" and even the pop tune "Sunny"; Braff's passion alone makes this a worthy release.
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Editorial Reviews

All Music Guide - Scott Yanow
Unlike the earlier editions of the Newport All-Stars, the 1969 group leaned much more heavily toward swing and elements of bop than to dixieland. In addition to pianist George Wein and cornetist Ruby Braff, the band heard on this Atlantic Lp includes vibraphonist Red Norvo, both Tal Farlow and Barney Kessel on guitars, bassist Larry Ridley and drummer Don Lamond. Highlights include "In A Little Spanish Town," "Ja-Da," "My Melancholy Baby," "Exactly Like You" and even the pop tune "Sunny"; Braff's passion alone makes this a worthy release.
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 1/22/2002
  • Label: Collectables
  • UPC: 090431619421
  • Catalog Number: 6194
  • Sales rank: 164,600

Album Credits

Performance Credits
George Wein Primary Artist, Piano, Electric Piano, Vocals
Ruby Braff Cornet
Tal Farlow Guitar, Bass Guitar, Soloist
Barney Kessel Guitar, Soloist
Red Norvo Vibes
Don Lamond Drums
Larry Ridley Bass
Technical Credits
Barney Kessel Introduction
William Arlt Engineering
Adrian Barber Engineering
Joel Dorn Producer
Nesuhi Ertegun Producer
Jimmy Cox Composer
Stanislaw Zagorski Cover Design, Cover Illustration
Harry Link Composer
Jack Strachey Composer
Ernie Burnett Composer
Holt Marvell Composer
George Norton Composer
Washington Composer
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