New York for Lovers

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All Music Guide - Rob Theakston
This 11-song installment in the excellent For Lovers series features compositions cultivated from the Verve and Decca archive paying homage to the Big Apple. The lineup here is top-notch and a veritable all-star list of jazz's finest: Ella and Louis kick things off in grand fashion with "Autumn in New York," and contributions from Stan Getz, Sarah Vaughan, and Mel Tormé. The performances are consistently wonderful and ideal in a wide variety of settings, and especially ideal for those strolls around the streets of Metropolis on lazy afternoons. And for those not lucky enough to reside or visit any of the boroughs, it's the next best ...
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Editorial Reviews

All Music Guide - Rob Theakston
This 11-song installment in the excellent For Lovers series features compositions cultivated from the Verve and Decca archive paying homage to the Big Apple. The lineup here is top-notch and a veritable all-star list of jazz's finest: Ella and Louis kick things off in grand fashion with "Autumn in New York," and contributions from Stan Getz, Sarah Vaughan, and Mel Tormé. The performances are consistently wonderful and ideal in a wide variety of settings, and especially ideal for those strolls around the streets of Metropolis on lazy afternoons. And for those not lucky enough to reside or visit any of the boroughs, it's the next best thing to being there.
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 11/8/2005
  • Label: Verve
  • UPC: 602498864364
  • Catalog Number: 000557902
  • Sales rank: 13,913

Tracks

Disc 1
  1. 1 Autumn in New York (5:59)
  2. 2 Bronx Blues - Stan Getz (5:32)
  3. 3 Down in the Depths (3:08)
  4. 4 Spring in Manhattan (4:20)
  5. 5 Lullaby of Birdland (4:00)
  6. 6 Chelsea Bridge (3:40)
  7. 7 Lonely Town - Mel Tormé (3:42)
  8. 8 Harlem Nocturne (4:31)
  9. 9 Violets for Your Furs (2:25)
  10. 10 Manhattan (4:30)
  11. 11 I Walk a Little Faster (4:15)
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Album Credits

Performance Credits
Louie Bellson Drums
Blossom Dearie Piano, Vocals
Roy Eldridge Trumpet
Herb Ellis Guitar
Ella Fitzgerald Vocals
Henry Grimes Bass
Illinois Jacquet Tenor Saxophone
Hank Jones Piano
Jo Jones Drums
Morgana King Vocals
Mel Lewis Drums
Mundell Lowe Guitar
Herbie Mann Flute
Art Pepper Alto Saxophone
Bill Perkins Tenor Saxophone
Oscar Peterson Piano
Sonny Rollins Tenor Saxophone
Mel Tormé Vocals
Ben Webster Tenor Saxophone
Mark Whitfield Guitar
Stu Williamson Trumpet
Richard Hayman Conductor
Mark Barnett Drums
Al Porcino Trumpet
Louis Armstrong Trumpet, Vocals
Joe Benjamin Bass
Ray Brown Bass
Red Callender Tuba
Gene Englund Bass
Ernie Wilkins Conductor
Roy Haynes Drums
Milt Hinton Bass
Bill Hood Baritone Saxophone
Jimmy Jones Piano
Joe Mondragon Bass
Marty Paich Piano, Conductor
Christian McBride Bass
Paul Quinichette Tenor Saxophone
Frank Rosolino Trombone
Sarah Vaughan Vocals
Chauncey Welsch Trombone
Specs Wright Drums
Vincent DeRosa French Horn
The Marty Paich Orchestra Performing Ensemble
Technical Credits
Leonard Bernstein Composer
Cy Coleman Composer
Blossom Dearie Arranger
George Shearing Composer
Richard Rodgers Composer
Richard Hayman Arranger
Vernon Duke Composer, Author
Betty Comden Composer
Ernie Wilkins Arranger
Adolph Green Composer
Lorenz Hart Composer
Marty Paich Arranger
Cole Porter Composer
Billy Strayhorn Composer
Allan Tucker Mastering
George David Weiss Composer
Al Young Liner Notes
Hollis King Art Direction
Carolyn Leigh Composer
Earle H. Hagen Composer
Anthony Scibetta Composer
Clayton Junior Illustrations
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