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Jazz Music For: Hot Summer Nights

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All Music Guide - Stacia Proefrock
Starting off with the stylish "Watermelon Man" by vocal jazz trio Lambert, Hendricks & Bavan, Madacy Entertainment's compilation, Jazz Music For: Hot Summer Nights promises to create a tropical atmosphere. The songs are all over the musical map, from Gil Scott-Heron's "I Think I'll Call It Morning" to Gary Burton's version of "Norwegian Wood" to "Night in Tunisia." Sometimes the collection seems a bit haphazard, ranging from hot Latin sounds to mellow, laid-back soothers, but there is some great material that helps it all hang together, including "Expansions" by Lonnie Liston Smith & the Cosmic Echoes and the lush and ...
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Editorial Reviews

All Music Guide - Stacia Proefrock
Starting off with the stylish "Watermelon Man" by vocal jazz trio Lambert, Hendricks & Bavan, Madacy Entertainment's compilation, Jazz Music For: Hot Summer Nights promises to create a tropical atmosphere. The songs are all over the musical map, from Gil Scott-Heron's "I Think I'll Call It Morning" to Gary Burton's version of "Norwegian Wood" to "Night in Tunisia." Sometimes the collection seems a bit haphazard, ranging from hot Latin sounds to mellow, laid-back soothers, but there is some great material that helps it all hang together, including "Expansions" by Lonnie Liston Smith & the Cosmic Echoes and the lush and beautiful "Samba de Orfeu" by Paul Desmond.
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 5/15/2001
  • Label: Madacy 2 Label Group
  • UPC: 056775278625
  • Catalog Number: 2786
  • Sales rank: 251,941

Tracks

Disc 1
  1. 1 Watermelon Man - Lambert, Hendricks & Bavan (5:01)
  2. 2 So What - J.J. Johnson (4:22)
  3. 3 Norwegian Wood (This Bird Has Flown) - Gary Burton (3:25)
  4. 4 A Night in Tunisia - Dizzy Gillespie & His Orchestra (3:04)
  5. 5 Birdland After Dark - Tito Puente (4:36)
  6. 6 Guarachi Guaro - Dizzy Gillespie & His Orchestra (3:09)
  7. 7 Expansions - Lonnie Liston Smith (6:07)
  8. 8 I Think I'll Call It Morning (3:31)
  9. 9 Samba de Orfeu - Paul Desmond (4:20)
  10. 10 Milestones (6:05)
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Album Credits

Performance Credits
Tito Puente Timbales, Vibes, Bandleader
Gary Burton Track Performer
Paul Desmond Alto Saxophone
Roy Hargrove Trumpet
Lonnie Liston Smith Keyboards
Yolande Bavan Vocals
J.J. Johnson Trombone
Gil Scott-Heron Track Performer
Lambert, Hendricks & Bavan Track Performer
Lambert Vocals
Technical Credits
Big Mama Thornton Composer
Luiz Bonfá Composer
Dizzy Gillespie Composer
Herbie Hancock Composer
Gerald Wilson Arranger
Chano Pozo Composer
Jon Hendricks Composer
Nancy Gervais Graphic Design
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