Indiana on Our Minds: The Music of Cole Porter

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All Music Guide - Scott Yanow
Long a journeyman pianist but underrated and recorded too rarely, John Eaton is actually a talented melodic swing player. For this solo set, he performs nine Hoagy Carmichael and eight Cole Porter songs. Both Carmichael and Porter were born in Indiana, although otherwise they shared little in common. Eaton does justice to both of their songbooks, caressing and lightly swinging such melodies as "Stardust," "Anything Goes," "Washboard Blues," "Night and Day," "Baltimore Oriole," and "From This Moment On." He also sings "Just One of Those Things" and "Memphis in June" with sensitivity, if not a virtuoso voice. An 11-and-a-half-minute "Jazzspeak" is a mini-lecture in which ...
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Editorial Reviews

All Music Guide - Scott Yanow
Long a journeyman pianist but underrated and recorded too rarely, John Eaton is actually a talented melodic swing player. For this solo set, he performs nine Hoagy Carmichael and eight Cole Porter songs. Both Carmichael and Porter were born in Indiana, although otherwise they shared little in common. Eaton does justice to both of their songbooks, caressing and lightly swinging such melodies as "Stardust," "Anything Goes," "Washboard Blues," "Night and Day," "Baltimore Oriole," and "From This Moment On." He also sings "Just One of Those Things" and "Memphis in June" with sensitivity, if not a virtuoso voice. An 11-and-a-half-minute "Jazzspeak" is a mini-lecture in which Eaton discusses in an informative and interesting manner the music of Hoagy Carmichael and Cole Porter. Recommended.
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 1/27/1994
  • Label: Chiaroscuro Records
  • UPC: 091454030422
  • Catalog Number: 304
  • Sales rank: 388,217

Tracks

Disc 1
  1. 1 Stardust (3:42)
  2. 2 I Love You (2:55)
  3. 3 Anything Goes (2:24)
  4. 4 One Morning in May (4:36)
  5. 5 Washboard Blues (3:21)
  6. 6 Easy to Love (2:59)
  7. 7 Dream Dancing (3:57)
  8. 8 The Nearness of You (3:45)
  9. 9 Rockin' Chair (3:39)
  10. 10 Night and Day (3:13)
  11. 11 Love for Sale (3:47)
  12. 12 Baltimore Oriole (3:50)
  13. 13 My Resistance Is Low (2:14)
  14. 14 From This Moment On (3:03)
  15. 15 Just One of Those Things (3:26)
  16. 16 Lazy Bones (2:38)
  17. 17 Memphis in June (3:49)
  18. 18 Jazzspeak (11:29)
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Album Credits

Performance Credits
John Eaton Primary Artist, Piano, Vocals, Track Performer
Technical Credits
Hoagy Carmichael Composer
Gary Burton Liner Notes
Gordon Jenkins Composer
Irving Mills Composer
Chuck Dukowski Composer
Rudy Van Gelder Engineer
Jerry Jeff Walker Composer
Johnny Mercer Composer
Hank O'Neal Producer, Liner Notes
Paul Bacon Cover Design
Fred B. Callahan Composer
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