Retrospective (1929-1963)

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All Music Guide - Stephen Cook
Bluebird does right by one of jazz's finest with this career retrospective charting tenor giant Coleman Hawkins' progress from some early jazz dates with Fletcher Henderson to latter-day sides by vocalese trio Lambert, Hendricks & Ross. Including his classic readings of "Sugar Foot Stomp," "Body and Soul," and "April in Paris," Retrospective also checks in on "Bean"'s memorable stints with McKinney's Cotton Pickers, some of bebop's best, his own outfits, and plenty of all-star contingents. Along for the ride are such venerable stylists as Dizzy Gillespie, Fats Waller, Chu Berry, Sonny Rollins, and Teddy Wilson. A lot of Hawkins and ...
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All Music Guide - Stephen Cook
Bluebird does right by one of jazz's finest with this career retrospective charting tenor giant Coleman Hawkins' progress from some early jazz dates with Fletcher Henderson to latter-day sides by vocalese trio Lambert, Hendricks & Ross. Including his classic readings of "Sugar Foot Stomp," "Body and Soul," and "April in Paris," Retrospective also checks in on "Bean"'s memorable stints with McKinney's Cotton Pickers, some of bebop's best, his own outfits, and plenty of all-star contingents. Along for the ride are such venerable stylists as Dizzy Gillespie, Fats Waller, Chu Berry, Sonny Rollins, and Teddy Wilson. A lot of Hawkins and all of it good.
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 6/13/1995
  • Label: Rca
  • UPC: 078636661728
  • Catalog Number: 66617

Tracks

Disc 1
  1. 1 One Hour (If I Could Be With You One Hour Tonight) - The Mound City Blue Blowers (3:29)
  2. 2 Hello, Lola! - The Mound City Blue Blowers (3:17)
  3. 3 Miss Hannah (3:01)
  4. 4 Wherever There's a Will There's a Way (2:57)
  5. 5 Sugar Foot Stomp - Fletcher Henderson (3:05)
  6. 6 Sugar Foot Stomp - Fletcher Henderson (3:05)
  7. 7 Hocus Pocus - Fletcher Henderson (3:17)
  8. 8 When Lights Are Low - Lionel Hampton & Coleman Hawkins (2:13)
  9. 9 When Lights Are Low (2:06)
  10. 10 One Sweet Letter from You (3:12)
  11. 11 Dinah (2:43)
  12. 12 Dinah (2:44)
  13. 13 Meet Doctor Foo (2:38)
  14. 14 Fine Dinner (2:34)
  15. 15 She's Funny That Way (3:14)
  16. 16 Body And Soul (3:00)
  17. 17 When Day Is Done (3:15)
  18. 18 The Sheik Of Araby (2:56)
  19. 19 My Blue Heaven (2:46)
  20. 20 Bouncing With Bean (3:03)
  21. 21 Bugle Call Rag (3:10)
  22. 22 One O'Clock Jump (3:24)
Disc 2
  1. 1 Say It Isn't So (2:54)
  2. 2 Spotlite (3:07)
  3. 3 Indiana Winter - Esquire All-Americans (2:29)
  4. 4 Indian Summer - Esquire All-Americans (3:07)
  5. 5 How Did She Look? - Esquire All-Americans (3:00)
  6. 6 April In Paris - Coleman Hawkins & His Orchestra (3:07)
  7. 7 How Strange (3:03)
  8. 8 Half Step Down, Please (3:03)
  9. 9 Angel Face (3:13)
  10. 10 There Will Never Be Another You - Billy Byers (2:58)
  11. 11 The Bean Stalks Again - Billy Byers (3:26)
  12. 12 Body And Soul - Billy Byers (4:53)
  13. 13 I Love Paris - Manny Albam (3:31)
  14. 14 Under Paris Skies - Manny Albam (2:47)
  15. 15 I've Got The World On A String (5:37)
  16. 16 Sweet Lorraine (5:35)
  17. 17 Watermelon Man - Lambert, Hendricks & Bavan (5:03)
  18. 18 All The Things You Are - Lambert, Hendricks & Bavan (9:34)
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Album Credits

Performance Credits
Coleman Hawkins Primary Artist, Tenor Saxophone
Henry "Red" Allen Trumpet
Buster Bailey Clarinet
Count Basie Piano
Chu Berry Tenor Saxophone
Paul Bley Piano
Phil Bodner Oboe
Charlie Christian Guitar
Buck Clayton Trumpet
Eddie Condon Banjo
Sidney DeParis Trumpet
Allen Eager Tenor Saxophone
Dizzy Gillespie Trumpet
Benny Goodman Clarinet
Freddie Green Guitar
Urbie Green Trombone
Lionel Hampton Vocals
Harry James Trumpet
Budd Johnson Alto Saxophone
Hank Jones Piano
John Kirby Bass
Gene Krupa Drums
Shelly Manne Drums
McKinney's Cotton Pickers Track Performer
Fats Navarro Trumpet
Mary Osborne Guitar
Buddy Rich Drums
Max Roach Strings, Drums
Sonny Rollins Tenor Saxophone
Pee Wee Russell Clarinet
Rex Stewart Cornet
Fats Waller Piano, Celeste
Ben Webster Tenor Saxophone
Teddy Wilson Piano
Charlie Shavers Trumpet
Cootie Williams Trumpet
Pete Brown Alto Saxophone
Cozy Cole Drums
Ziggy Elman Trumpet
Marty Napoleon Piano
Edmond Hall Clarinet
Chubby Jackson Bass
Hal McKusick Reeds
Benny Morton Trombone
Gene Rodgers Piano
Ernie Royal Trumpet
Zutty Singleton Drums
Joe Sullivan Piano
George Tucker Bass
Chuck Wayne Guitar
Don Redman Leader, Alto Saxophone, Vocals
Russell Procope Clarinet, Alto Saxophone
Red McKenzie Comb
Al McKibbon Bass
Bob Cranshaw Bass
Manny Albam Conductor
Bernard Addison Guitar
Al Cohn Reeds
Julius Baker Flute
Everett Barksdale Guitar
Yolande Bavan Vocals
Raymond Beckenstein Reeds
Tex Beneke Tenor Saxophone
Benny Carter Clarinet, Alto Saxophone
Artie Bernstein Bass
Billy Byers Conductor
James Buffington French Horn
Harry Carney Baritone Saxophone
Thelma Carpenter Vocals
Clark Terry Trumpet
John Collins Guitar
Tommy Dorsey Trombone
Vic Engle Drums
Jackie Fields Alto Saxophone
Fletcher Henderson Piano
Pops Foster Bass
Barry Galbraith Guitar
Bernie Glow Trumpet
Joe Guy Trumpet
Earl Hardy Trombone
Clyde Hart Piano
Jon Hendricks Vocals
Arthur Herbert Drums
J.C. Higginbotham Trombone
Milt Hinton Bass
Clarence Holiday Guitar
Hilton Jefferson Alto Saxophone
J.J. Johnson Trombone
Osie Johnson Strings, Drums
Keg Johnson Trombone
Walter Johnson Drums
Claude Jones Trombone
Jimmy Jones Piano
Phil Kraus Bells
Jack Lesberg Bass
Lawrence Lucie Guitar
Roy McCurdy Drums
Gildo Mahones Piano
Ted McCord Tenor Saxophone
Glenn Miller Trombone
Nuncio "Toots" Mondello Alto Saxophone
Eustis Moore Alto Saxophone
Jimmy Nottingham Trumpet
Fred Ohms Trombone
Gene Orloff Concert Master
Romeo Penque Reeds
Danny Polo Clarinet
Sol Schlinger Reeds
Zoot Sims Reeds
Joe "Fox" Smith Trumpet
Russell Smith Trumpet
Lloyd Trotman Bass
Chauncey Welsch Trombone
Dave Wilborn Banjo
Shadow Wilson Drums
Al Young Reeds
Jimmie Smith Drums
Jack Satterfield Trombone
Johnny Williams Bass
The Mound City Blue Blowers Track Performer
Billy Taylor Sr. Tuba
Sid Jekowsky Flute
Tommy Lindsay Trumpet
Sam Markowitz Reeds
Lou Oles Trumpet
Bobby Stark Trumpet
Harvey Boone Clarinet, Alto Saxophone
Joe Thomas Trumpet
Marion Deveta Baritone Saxophone
Lambert, Hendricks & Bavan Track Performer
William Oscar Smith Bass
Joseph Marshall Drums
Esquire All-Americans Track Performer
Tom Mitchell Trombone
Technical Credits
Victor Herbert Composer
Lionel Hampton Vibe Master
Hank Jones Composer
King Oliver Composer
Don Redman Arranger
Bill Kirchner Liner Notes
Coleman Hawkins Composer
Red McKenzie Composer
Manny Albam Arranger
Louis Armstrong Composer
Brian Bacchus Executive Producer
Benny Carter Arranger, Composer
Billy Byers Arranger
Henry Creamer Composer
Buddy DeSylva Composer
Fletcher Henderson Arranger
Will Hudson Arranger
Gus Kahn Composer
Orrin Keepnews Liner Notes, Reissue Producer
Gordon Means Composer
Mitchell Parish Composer
Harry Beasley Smith Composer
Ted Snyder Composer
Spencer Williams Composer
Marty Wilson Vibe Master
Sam M. Lewis Composer
Herbert Stothart Composer
J.P. Johnson Composer
Amy Wenzler Cover Design
Joe Young Composer
Richard A. Whiting Composer
Harry Akst Composer
Neil Moret (Chas. N. Daniels) Composer
Earl Brent Composer
Clifford R. Burwell Composer
Francis Wheeler Composer
Traditional Composer
Robert Katscher Composer
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