Gershwin Jazz

Gershwin Jazz

     
 

Issued in celebration of the centennial of the composer's birth, Gershwin Jazz is an engaging, smartly compiled collection which spans the decades to encompass material by everyone from Billie Holiday ("Let's Call the Whole Thing Off") to Marcus Roberts ("Someone to Watch Over Me"); its 16 tracks…  See more details below

Overview

Issued in celebration of the centennial of the composer's birth, Gershwin Jazz is an engaging, smartly compiled collection which spans the decades to encompass material by everyone from Billie Holiday ("Let's Call the Whole Thing Off") to Marcus Roberts ("Someone to Watch Over Me"); its 16 tracks also include highlights ranging from Benny Goodman's "I Got Rhythm" to Ella Fitzgerald's "I've Got a Crush on You" to Dexter Gordon's "How Long Has This Been Going On?"

Product Details

Release Date:
12/22/1998
Label:
Sony
UPC:
0074646543320
catalogNumber:
65433

Tracks

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Album Credits

Performance Credits

Tony Scott   Clarinet
Count Basie   Piano,Leader
George Benson   Track Performer
Phil Bodner   Flute
Ruby Braff   Track Performer
Bob Brookmeyer   Trombone,Track Performer
Joe Carroll   Vocals,Track Performer
Ron Carter   Bass
Jimmy Cleveland   Trombone
Miles Davis   Trumpet,Track Performer
Roy Eldridge   Trumpet
Ella Fitzgerald   Vocals,Track Performer
Tommy Flanagan   Piano
Ronnie Foster   Keyboards
Erroll Garner   Piano,Track Performer
Stan Getz   Tenor Saxophone,Track Performer
Benny Goodman   Clarinet
Dexter Gordon   Tenor Saxophone,Track Performer
Freddie Green   Guitar
Grey   Trombone
Herbie Hancock   Piano
Bobby Jaspar   Tenor Saxophone
Budd Johnson   Tenor Saxophone
Elvin Jones   Drums
Jo Jones   Drums
Hubert Laws   Flute
Mundell Lowe   Guitar
Pierre Michelot   Bass
Red Norvo   Vibes
Joe Pass   Guitar
Nat Pierce   Piano
Mel Powell   Piano
Marcus Roberts   Piano,Track Performer
Charlie Rouse   Tenor Saxophone
Slam Stewart   Bass
Teddy Wilson   Vocals,Track Performer
Lester Young   Tenor Saxophone
Lawrence Brown   Trombone
Mike Bryan   Guitar
Lonette McKee   Vocals
Coleman Hawkins   Tenor Saxophone,Track Performer
Ben Riley   Drums
Willie Ruff   French Horn
Frederick Waits   Drums
Walter Page   Bass
Ray Armando   Percussion
John Barber   Tuba
Joseph Bennett   Trombone
Billie Holiday   Vocals,Track Performer
Ernie Caceres   Baritone Saxophone
Paul Chambers   Bass
Eddie "Lockjaw" Davis   Tenor Saxophone
Wayne Dockery   Bass
Buzzy Drootin   Drums
Gil Evans   Conductor
Morey Feld   Drums
Bernie Glow   Trumpet
Johnny Griggs   Percussion
Hall   Bass
J.C. Heard   Drums
J.J. Johnson   Trombone,Track Performer
Ellis Larkins   Piano
Thelonious Monk   Piano,Track Performer
John Ore   Bass
Romeo Penque   Flute
Sarah Vaughan   Vocals,Track Performer
Gunther Schuller   French Horn
Eddie Jones   Bass
Benny Goodman Sextet   Track Performer

Technical Credits

George Gershwin   Composer
Buddy DeSylva   Composer
Gil Evans   Arranger
Will Friedwald   Liner Notes
Ira Gershwin   Composer
Ballard MacDonald   Composer
Howard Fritzson   Art Direction
DuBose Heyward   Composer

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