Miss Gloria Lynne

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All Music Guide - Ron Wynn
Gloria Lynne was a twenty-something comer when this album was originally recorded in 1958. Since then, she has moved into other areas, notably soul. But at the time these tunes were cut, she was working in the jazzy blues and standards territory that proved quite profitable for Nancy Wilson, Dakota Station, and several others through the '60s. Lynne had a joyous, soulful delivery and a clear, piercing style, building the tension and smoothly striding with the beat rather than competing with it. Lynne had a first-class band: veteran swing era trumpeter Harry Edison, honking tenor saxophonist Sam Taylor, bombastic organist Wild Bill Davis, bluesy guitarist Kenny Burrell, and ...
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Editorial Reviews

All Music Guide - Ron Wynn
Gloria Lynne was a twenty-something comer when this album was originally recorded in 1958. Since then, she has moved into other areas, notably soul. But at the time these tunes were cut, she was working in the jazzy blues and standards territory that proved quite profitable for Nancy Wilson, Dakota Station, and several others through the '60s. Lynne had a joyous, soulful delivery and a clear, piercing style, building the tension and smoothly striding with the beat rather than competing with it. Lynne had a first-class band: veteran swing era trumpeter Harry Edison, honking tenor saxophonist Sam Taylor, bombastic organist Wild Bill Davis, bluesy guitarist Kenny Burrell, and vibist Eddie Costa in a rare complementary role were among the stars assisting her. While this is a woefully short CD less than 37 minutes, the range of material and Lynne's mellow yet forceful vocals are good compensation for the lack of bonus cuts.
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 5/4/1993
  • Label: Evidence
  • UPC: 730182200928
  • Catalog Number: 22009
  • Sales rank: 178,584

Album Credits

Performance Credits
Gloria Lynne Primary Artist, Primary Artist, Vocals
Eddie Costa Vibes
Harry "Sweets" Edison Trumpet
Jo Jones Drums
Wild Bill Davis Organ
Sam "The Man" Taylor Tenor Saxophone
George Duvivier Bass
Kenny Burrell Guitar
Milt Hinton Bass
Tommy Bryant Bass
Technical Credits
Fats Waller Composer
Vincent Youmans Composer
AndraƩ Crouch Composer
CeDell Davis Composer
Nat Hentoff Liner Notes
Raymond Scott Producer
Billy Strayhorn Composer
Clarence Williams Composer
Dave Shirk Engineer
Edward Eliscu Composer
Billy Rose Composer
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