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Playboy Jazz After Dark

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All Music Guide - Matt Collar
Playboy Jazz After Dark features soft, "afterglow"-style jazz perfect for setting the, er, mood...ahem. Featured throughout this two-disc set are classic recordings from such jazz luminaries as Billie Holiday, Stan Getz, and Thelonious Monk. However, kudos should go to the people at Playboy for -- among many other things -- featuring lesser-known tracks from the past as well as the present, including Karrin Allyson's smoky take on "How Long Has This Been Going On?" as well as Carmen McRae's idyllic "I Don't Stand a Ghost of a Chance With You." This is the rare example of a jazz collection that appeals to devoted collectors and recent ...
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Editorial Reviews

All Music Guide - Matt Collar
Playboy Jazz After Dark features soft, "afterglow"-style jazz perfect for setting the, er, mood...ahem. Featured throughout this two-disc set are classic recordings from such jazz luminaries as Billie Holiday, Stan Getz, and Thelonious Monk. However, kudos should go to the people at Playboy for -- among many other things -- featuring lesser-known tracks from the past as well as the present, including Karrin Allyson's smoky take on "How Long Has This Been Going On?" as well as Carmen McRae's idyllic "I Don't Stand a Ghost of a Chance With You." This is the rare example of a jazz collection that appeals to devoted collectors and recent converts alike.
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 4/8/2003
  • Label: PLAYBOY JAZZ
  • UPC: 013431750727
  • Catalog Number: 7507

Tracks

Disc 1
  1. 1 In the Wee Small Hours of the Morning - Monty Alexander (5:07)
  2. 2 Prelude to a Kiss - Duke Ellington (4:44)
  3. 3 Everything Happens to Me - Gene Harris (6:45)
  4. 4 My Funny Valentine - Miles Davis (6:02)
  5. 5 Why Was I Born? - John Coltrane (3:14)
  6. 6 The Peacocks - Howard Alden (5:21)
  7. 7 Spring Is Here - Stan Getz (7:09)
  8. 8 Blue in Green - Bill Evans Trio (5:24)
  9. 9 Angel Eyes - Scott Hamilton (6:07)
  10. 10 Corcovado (Quiet Nights) - Ken Peplowski (7:15)
  11. 11 'Round Midnight (6:39)
Disc 2
  1. 1 How Long Has This Been Going On? (5:41)
  2. 2 Love Is Here to Stay (5:29)
  3. 3 You Are Too Beautful (5:23)
  4. 4 At Last - Joe Pass (4:20)
  5. 5 You Go to My Head (6:38)
  6. 6 Don't Misunderstand (5:41)
  7. 7 Body and Soul (5:35)
  8. 8 For All We Know (3:13)
  9. 9 You Must Believe in Spring - Bill Evans (5:43)
  10. 10 Sweet and Slow (5:53)
  11. 11 More Than You Know - Marty Paich Dektette (4:44)
  12. 12 I Don't Stand a Ghost of a Chance With You - Carmen McRae (3:44)
  13. 13 Solitude - Billie Holiday (3:14)
  14. 14 Some Other Time - George Shearing (2:20)
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Album Credits

Performance Credits
Patti Austin Vocals
Howard Alden Guitar
Monty Alexander Piano
Cat Anderson Trumpet
Ernestine Anderson Vocals
Tony Bennett Vocals
Alan Broadbent Piano, Conductor
Charlie Byrd Acoustic Guitar
Miles Davis Trumpet
Roy Eldridge Trumpet
Ron Eschete Guitar
Bill Evans Piano
Allen Farnham Piano
Ella Fitzgerald Vocals
Red Garland Piano
Larry Goldings Piano
Paul Gonsalves Tenor Trombone
Jeff Hamilton Drums
Scott Hamilton Tenor Saxophone
Gene Harris Piano
Billy Hart Drums
Eddie Heywood Piano
Johnny Hodges Alto Saxophone
Luther Hughes Bass
Marc Johnson Bass
Philly Joe Jones Drums
Susannah McCorkle Vocals
Jim McNeely Piano
Hendrik Meurkens Harmonica
Ray Nance Trumpet
Joe Pass Guitar
Ken Peplowski Tenor Saxophone
George Shearing Piano
Neil Swainson Bass
Mel Tormé Vocals
Willie Cook Trumpet
Bob Enevoldsen Valve Trombone
Dennis Irwin Bass
Pete Jolly Piano
Michael Moore Bass
Jimmy Woode Bass
Grachan Moncur III Bass
Mary Stallings Vocals
Patrick Williams Conductor
Russell Procope Clarinet, Alto Saxophone
Curtis Stigers Vocals
Stefan Scaggiari Piano
Quentin Jackson Trombone
Britt Woodman Trombone
Alan Dawson Drums
Karrin Allyson Vocals
Lewis Nash Drums
Colin Bailey Drums
Chuck Berghofer Bass
Billie Holiday Vocals
Lester Boone Alto Saxophone
Kenny Burrell Guitar
Harry Carney Baritone Saxophone
Paul Chapman Guitar
Clark Terry Trumpet
John Coltrane Tenor Saxophone
Troy Davis Drums
Thiago de Mello Percussion
Duke Ellington Piano
Bob Efford Baritone Saxophone
Danny Embrey Guitar
Jimmy Hamilton Clarinet, Tenor Saxophone
Jack Sheldon Trumpet
Scott LaFaro Bass
Michael Lang Piano, Soloist
John Lockwood Bass
Clyde Lucas Drums
Warren Luening Trumpet
Roy McCurdy Drums
Bob Maize Bass
Marty Paich Conductor
Carmen McRae Vocals
Mulgrew Miller Piano
Thelonious Monk Piano
Paul Motian Drums
Vanderlei Pereira Drums
Chuck Redd Drums
John Sanders Bass Trombone
Jim Self Tuba
Carol Sloane Vocals
Bill Stewart Drums
Peter Washington Bass
Frank Wess Tenor Saxophone
Ben Wolfe Bass
Sam Woodyard Drums
Diana Krall Piano, Vocals
Ron Anthony Acoustic Guitar
Gregg Field Percussion, Drums
Herbert Cowans Drums
Paul Meyers Acoustic Guitar
Paul Humphrey & the Cool Aid Chemists Drums
Ernie Powell Alto Saxophone
Lou McCreary Trombone
Technical Credits
Leonard Bernstein Composer
George Gershwin Composer
Bing Crosby Composer
Alan Broadbent Arranger
Miles Davis Composer
Bill Evans Composer
Allen Farnham Arranger, Music Direction
Michel Legrand Composer
David Mann Composer
Jimmy Rowles Composer
Cootie Williams Composer
Matt Dennis Composer
Gene Lees Composer
Irving Mills Composer
Patrick Williams Arranger
Vincent Youmans Composer
Richard Rodgers Composer
Charles Trénet Composer
Jerome Kern Composer
WDR Big Band Contributor
Alan Bergman Composer
Marilyn Bergman Composer
John Burk Producer, Executive Producer
Sammy Cahn Composer
J. Fred Coots Composer
Eddie DeLange Composer
Jacques Demy Composer
Al Dubin Composer
Duke Ellington Composer
Ira Gershwin Composer
Haven Gillespie Composer
Mack Gordon Composer
Johnny Green Composer
Oscar Hammerstein II Composer
Lorenz Hart Composer
Edward Heyman Composer
Bob Hilliard Composer
Carl Jefferson Producer
Antonio Carlos Jobim Composer
Orrin Keepnews Producer
Marty Paich Arranger
Thelonious Monk Composer
Don Murray Engineer
Nick Phillips Producer
Carl Sigman Composer
Jule Styne Composer
Irving Townsend Producer
Ed Trabanco Engineer
Alan Varner Engineer
Harry Warren Composer
Ned Washington Composer
Bob Weinstock Producer
Victor Young Composer
Dennis Rowland Arranger
Ron Anthony Arranger
Bernie Hanighen Composer
Zan Stewart Liner Notes
Wolfgang Hirschmann Engineer
Sam M. Lewis Composer
Steve Getz Producer
Glen Barros Executive Producer
Robert Sour Composer
Frank Eyton Composer
Tom Adair Composer
Edward Eliscu Composer
Earl Brent Composer
Seth Presant Engineer, Mastering
Billy Rose Composer
G. Parks Composer
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