Highlights from Self Portrait [Bluebird Anthology]

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All Music Guide - Stephen Cook
Culled from a five-disc retrospective of Shaw's career, this tidy roundup features material from across the popular and critically acclaimed clarinetist and bandleader. And while 14 tracks is somewhat on the skimpy side, the collection will work well for Shaw newcomers in search of a well-balanced introduction. The set benefits greatly from sparkling sound and the artist's shrewd hand in picking out all the songs included for the box set. The bulk of the sampler includes tracks from Shaw's 1938-1945 big band prime, including "Nightmare," "Free Wheeling," "Frenesi," and a stunning strings-augmented version of his first big hit, "Begin the Beguine." The disc also features ...
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All Music Guide - Stephen Cook
Culled from a five-disc retrospective of Shaw's career, this tidy roundup features material from across the popular and critically acclaimed clarinetist and bandleader. And while 14 tracks is somewhat on the skimpy side, the collection will work well for Shaw newcomers in search of a well-balanced introduction. The set benefits greatly from sparkling sound and the artist's shrewd hand in picking out all the songs included for the box set. The bulk of the sampler includes tracks from Shaw's 1938-1945 big band prime, including "Nightmare," "Free Wheeling," "Frenesi," and a stunning strings-augmented version of his first big hit, "Begin the Beguine." The disc also features Billie Holiday's one-off vocal with him, "Any Old Time," and such later highlights from the '50s as a sumptuous reading of "Bewitched, Bothered, and Bewildered" (Shaw is featured with a small combo) and the Gramercy Five cut "Scuttlebutt." Along with Hank Jones and Tal Farlow, who are heard on the Gramercy Five side, the collection features such swing royalty as Buddy Rich, George Auld, and Roy Eldridge. With quality like this, it's only a matter of time before Shaw newbies will want to head back to pick up all five discs.
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 9/11/2001
  • Label: Rca
  • UPC: 090266384525
  • Catalog Number: 63845

Tracks

Disc 1
  1. 1 Nightmare (2:50)
  2. 2 Free Wheeling (3:07)
  3. 3 Any Old Time (3:11)
  4. 4 Carioca (4:06)
  5. 5 Frenesi (3:03)
  6. 6 Stardust (3:31)
  7. 7 There'll Be Some Changes Made (4:19)
  8. 8 Two in One Blues (3:32)
  9. 9 Bedford Drive (3:18)
  10. 10 Summertime (5:00)
  11. 11 Begin the Beguine (3:17)
  12. 12 Afro-Cubana (3:47)
  13. 13 Bewitched, Bothered and Bewildered (4:12)
  14. 14 Scuttlebutt (6:14)
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Album Credits

Performance Credits
Artie Shaw Primary Artist, Clarinet, Leader
Ray Conniff Trombone
Roy Eldridge Trumpet
Max Kaminsky Trumpet
Barney Kessel Guitar
Jimmy Raney Guitar
Buddy Rich Drums
Charlie Spivak Trumpet
Dave Barbour Guitar
Billy Butterfield Trumpet
Lee Castle Trumpet
Johnny Guarnieri Piano
Jack Jenney Trumpet
Ray Linn Trumpet
Tony Pastor Tenor Saxophone
Tommy Potter Bass
Joe Puma Guitar
Bobby Sherwood Guitar
Mike Bryan Guitar
Si Zentner Trombone
Herbie Steward Tenor Saxophone
Al Cohn Tenor Saxophone
George Arus Trombone
Leonard Atkins Viola
Georgie Auld Tenor Saxophone
Al Avola Guitar
Danny Bank Baritone Saxophone
Robert Barene Violin
Bus Bassey Tenor Saxophone
Cy Bernard Cello
John Best Trumpet
Harry Bluestone Violin
Claude Bowen Trumpet
Vernon Brown Trombone
Les Burness Piano
John Cave French Horn
Paul Cohen Trumpet
Porky Cohen Trombone
Keith Collins Viola
Charlie DiMaggio Alto Saxophone
Gus Dixon Trombone
Don Fagerquist Trumpet
Nick Fatool Drums
Mickey Folus Tenor Saxophone
Hank Freeman Alto Saxophone
Lou Fromm Drums
Bernie Glow Trumpet
Allan Harshman Viola
Al Hendrickson Guitar
Skeets Herfurt Woodwind
Clyde Hurley Trumpet
Les Jenkins Trombone
Jerry Jerome Tenor Saxophone
George Kast Violin
Bob Kitsis Piano
Manny Klein Trumpet
Irv Kluger Drums
George Koenig Alto Saxophone
Eugene Lamas Violin
Harry Lawson Woodwind
Cliff Leeman Drums
Steve Lipkins Trumpet
Dan Lube Violin
Dodo Marmarosa Piano
Ed McKinney Bass
Randall Miller Trombone
Hot Lips Page Trumpet
Ronnie Perry Tenor Saxophone
Fred Petry Tenor Saxophone
Neely Plumb Alto Saxophone
Leonard Posner Violin
Lou Prisby Alto Saxophone
Bernie Privin Trumpet
Bill Rank Trombone
Milt Raskin Piano
Blake Reynolds Alto Saxophone
Les Robinson Alto Saxophone
Paul Robyn Viola
Harry Rodgers Trombone
Ralph Rosenlund Tenor Saxophone
Mischa Russell Violin
Sonny Russo Trombone
George Schwartz Trumpet
Frank Socolow Alto Saxophone
Eddie Sodero Cello
Marshall Sosson Violin
Jack Stacey Tenor Saxophone
David Sterkin Viola
Bob Swift Trombone
Julius Tannenbaum Cello
Rudy Tanza Alto Saxophone
Dave Tough Drums
Ted Vesely Trombone
Jon Walton Tenor Saxophone
Leo Watson Vocals
George Wendt Trumpet
Ollie Wilson Trombone
Stanley Wrightsman Piano
Freddie Zito Trombone
Alex Beller Violin
Irving Lipshultz Cello
Tony Faso Trumpet
Carl Maus Drums
Sam Rosenblum Viola
Jack Cathcart Trumpet
Sam Freed Violin
Fred Goerner Cello
Chuck Peterson Trumpet
Martin Ruderman Flute
Elmer Smithers Trombone
Stanley Spiegelman Viola
Zeke Zarchy Trumpet
Dave Cracov Violin
Joe Kretcher Baritone Saxophone
Bob Morrow Violin
Don Paladino Trumpet
Mark Levant Violin
Tommy Mace Alto Saxophone
Dale Pierce Trumpet
Malcolm Crain Trumpet
Charlie Margulis Trumpet
Arthur Shapiro Bass
Alex Law Violin
Joe Howard Trombone
Sid Brokaw Violin
Jud de Naut Bass
Tom Dicarlo Trumpet
Phil Nemoli Oboe
Truman Boardman Violin
Charles Coolidge Trombone
Jack Ray Viola
Babe Bowman Trombone
Gil Barrios Piano
Bill Brower Violin
Vic Ford Trumpet
Morris Kohn Viola
Bernie Tinterow Violin
Lesley Mitchell Clarke Alto Saxophone
Bud Carlton Alto Saxophone
Artie Baker Baritone Saxophone
Jane Russell Violin
Technical Credits
William Grant Still Arranger
Artie Shaw Arranger, Composer
Sonny Burke Arranger
Dennis Ferrante Engineer
Lennie Hayton Arranger
Paul Jordan Composer
Eddie Sauter Arranger
Buster Harding Arranger
Alberto Dominguez Composer
Joshua Sherman Executive Producer
John Bartee Composer
Leonard Whitcup Composer
W. Benton Overstreet Composer
Manuel "Rojitas" Rojas Composer
Billy Higgins Composer
John Carleton Composer
Thomas Carleton Composer
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