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The fine -- and often misunderstood -- art of jazz singing has rarely been covered as well as on this Hip-O collection, the first in a two-volume series that focuses roughly on the years between the 1930s and the 1950s. Featured are tracks from the insurmountable trinity of jazz singers -- Louis Armstrong, Bing Crosby, and Billie Holiday -- plus numerous classics of the field including "Rockin' Chair" by Mildred Bailey, "I Can't Give You Anything But Love" by Ethel Waters, "Black Coffee" by Peggy Lee, "Moody's Mood for Love" by King Pleasure, and "Something Cool" by June Christy. Along with the modernist second volume in the series, Jazz Vocal Essentials, Vol. 1 accomplishes ...
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All Music Guide - John Bush
The fine -- and often misunderstood -- art of jazz singing has rarely been covered as well as on this Hip-O collection, the first in a two-volume series that focuses roughly on the years between the 1930s and the 1950s. Featured are tracks from the insurmountable trinity of jazz singers -- Louis Armstrong, Bing Crosby, and Billie Holiday -- plus numerous classics of the field including "Rockin' Chair" by Mildred Bailey, "I Can't Give You Anything But Love" by Ethel Waters, "Black Coffee" by Peggy Lee, "Moody's Mood for Love" by King Pleasure, and "Something Cool" by June Christy. Along with the modernist second volume in the series, Jazz Vocal Essentials, Vol. 1 accomplishes the mission stated in its title with surprising ease.
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 6/29/1999
  • Label: Hip-O Records
  • UPC: 076744016324
  • Catalog Number: 40163

Tracks

Disc 1
  1. 1 A Kiss to Build a Dream On - Louis Armstrong (3:09)
  2. 2 Pennies from Heaven - Jimmy Rushing (3:02)
  3. 3 Utt-Da-Zay (The Tailor Song) - Leo Watson (2:30)
  4. 4 I Can't Give You Anything But Love - Ethel Waters (3:10)
  5. 5 St. Louis Blues - Bing Crosby (4:31)
  6. 6 Loch Lomond - Maxine Sullivan (2:53)
  7. 7 Rockin' Chair - Mildred Bailey (2:36)
  8. 8 Sweet Lorraine - Nat King Cole (2:53)
  9. 9 Sugar - Lee Wiley (4:37)
  10. 10 I Loves You, Porgy - Billie Holiday (2:57)
  11. 11 Body and Soul - Billy Eckstine (2:55)
  12. 12 Rock Me to Sleep - Helen Humes (2:41)
  13. 13 On a Slow Boat to China - Al Hibbler (2:51)
  14. 14 Black Coffee - Peggy Lee (3:07)
  15. 15 Moody's Mood for Love - King Pleasure (3:01)
  16. 16 Something Cool - June Christy (4:18)
  17. 17 I've Got You Under My Skin - Dinah Washington (5:19)
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Album Credits

Performance Credits
June Christy Track Performer
Bing Crosby Track Performer
Al Hibbler Track Performer
Peggy Lee Vocals, Track Performer
Buster Bailey Clarinet
Mildred Bailey Track Performer
Count Basie Piano, Track Performer
Clifford Brown Trumpet
Buck Clayton Trumpet
Bob Cooper Tenor Saxophone
Blossom Dearie Piano, Vocals
Billy Eckstine Track Performer
Maynard Ferguson Trumpet
Herbie Harper Trombone
Earl Hines Piano
Johnny Hodges Alto Saxophone
Helen Humes Track Performer
Jo Jones Drums
Barney Kessel Guitar
John Kirby Bass
Mundell Lowe Guitar
Ted Nash Tenor Saxophone
Cecil Payne Baritone Saxophone, Bars
King Pleasure Track Performer
Max Roach Drums
Jimmy Rowles Piano
Marshall Royal Alto Saxophone
Jimmy Rushing Track Performer
Bud Shank Alto Saxophone
Ed Shaughnessy Drums
Willie Smith Saxophone, Alto Saxophone
Muggsy Spanier Cornet
Maxine Sullivan Track Performer
Jack Teagarden Trombone
Claude Thornhill Piano, Performing Ensemble
Dinah Washington Track Performer
Ethel Waters Track Performer
Lee Wiley Track Performer
Cootie Williams Trumpet
Lester Young Tenor Saxophone
Gus Bivona Alto Saxophone
Lawrence Brown Trombone
Pete Brown Alto Saxophone
Cozy Cole Drums
Leonard Gaskin Bass
Oscar Moore Guitar
Frankie Newton Trumpet
Babe Russin Tenor Saxophone
Leon Bibb Bass
Shorty Rogers Trumpet
Britt Woodman Trombone
Wellman Braud Bass
Sonny Greer Drums
Walter Page Bass
Jack McVea Baritone Saxophone, Bars
Ray Abrams Tenor Saxophone
Louis Armstrong Trumpet, Vocals, Track Performer
Eddie Beal Piano
Milt Bernhart Trombone
Denzil Best Drums
Keter Betts Bass
Barney Bigard Clarinet
Billie Holiday Vocals, Track Performer
Oscar Lee Bradley Drums
Frank Carlson Drums
Harry Carney Baritone Saxophone, Bars
Clark Terry Trumpet
Nat King Cole Piano, Vocals, Track Performer
Conrad Gozzo Trumpet
Lem Davis Alto Saxophone
Maxwell Davis Tenor Saxophone
Gene DePaul Piano
Duke Ellington Piano
Herschel Evans Tenor Saxophone
Chuck Gentry Bass Saxophone
Fred Guy Guitar
Jimmy Hamilton Clarinet, Tenor Saxophone
George Hunt Trombone
Freddie Jenkins Trumpet
Joe Keyes Trumpet
Junior Mance Piano
Joe Mondragon Bass
Wendell Marshall Bass
Dan Minor Trombone
Ralph Muzillo Trumpet
Joe "Tricky Sam" Nanton Trombone
Wesley Prince Bass
Caughey Roberts Alto Saxophone
George Roberts Bass Trombone
Arvell Shaw Bass
O'Neill Spencer Drums
Jess Stacy Piano
Billy Strayhorn Piano
Juan Tizol Trombone, Valve Trombone
Jack Trainor Trumpet
Bobby Tucker Piano
Jack Washington Baritone Saxophone, Bars
Leo Watson Track Performer
Max Wayne Bass
Arthur Whetsol Trumpet
Claude "Fiddler" Williams Guitar
Teacho Wiltshire Piano
Paul Ricci Clarinet, Alto Saxophone, Tenor Saxophone
Harry Lewis Vocals
Frank Victor Guitar
Jimmy Zito Trumpet
John Anderson Trumpet
Tommy Pederson Trombone
Haig Stephens Bass
Merrill Stepter Trumpet
Teddy Lee Drums
Lee Gaines Vocals
Henry Bridges Tenor Saxophone
Jeff Clarkson Piano
Royal Alto Saxophone
Traverse Crawford Vocals
Clinton Holland Vocals
Ed Hines Piano
John McGhee Trumpet
John Levy Bass
Technical Credits
Count Basie Director
Claude Thornhill Arranger
Pete Rugolo Arranger, Director
Duke Ellington Director
Will Friedwald Producer, Liner Notes
Doug Schwartz Mastering
Bobby Tucker Director
Vartan Art Direction
Dana Smart Producer
Jack Miller Contributor
Laura Graven Art Direction
Pat Lawrence Executive Producer
Tom Patrick Artwork, Cover Art
Rhonda Shields Art Direction
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