Magician/Gershwin and Kern

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All Music Guide - Scott Yanow
Two of Errol Garner's last albums, Magician and Gershwin and Kern, are reissued on this single CD. The pianist, heading trios or quartets, is in typically whimsical and hard-swinging form; he never did decline on record. The former session includes several of his originals plus versions of "Close to You" and "Watch What Happens" that manage to uplift those pop tunes; the latter date has consistently superior material. Garner's very spontaneous playing is as usual both unpredictable and quite accessible and these unedited performances were all first takes. No one ever really sounded like Erroll Garner and this highly enjoyable set of formerly rare material gives one a good ...
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Editorial Reviews

All Music Guide - Scott Yanow
Two of Errol Garner's last albums, Magician and Gershwin and Kern, are reissued on this single CD. The pianist, heading trios or quartets, is in typically whimsical and hard-swinging form; he never did decline on record. The former session includes several of his originals plus versions of "Close to You" and "Watch What Happens" that manage to uplift those pop tunes; the latter date has consistently superior material. Garner's very spontaneous playing is as usual both unpredictable and quite accessible and these unedited performances were all first takes. No one ever really sounded like Erroll Garner and this highly enjoyable set of formerly rare material gives one a good example of his magical music.
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 2/28/1995
  • Label: Telarc
  • UPC: 089408333729
  • Catalog Number: 83337
  • Sales rank: 204,398

Album Credits

Performance Credits
Erroll Garner Primary Artist
Technical Credits
Willie Dixon Composer
Michel Legrand Composer
Jimmy McHugh Composer
Jim Morrison Composer
Burt Bacharach Composer
Bernard Edwards Composer
Ray Manzarek Composer
Nile Rodgers Composer
John Densmore Composer
Jerome Kern Composer
West Arkeen Composer
Jacques Demy Composer
Dorothy Fields Composer
Norman Gimbel Composer
Otto Harbach Composer
J.J. Johnson Composer
Jerry Livingston Composer
Axl Rose Composer
Bob Simpson Engineer
Martha Glaser Producer
Al Hoffman Composer
Carl G. Lampl Composer
Toni Cottura Composer
Del James Composer
Aris Composer
Robby Krieger Composer
Kesselbauer Composer
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