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Something Cool [2001 Reissue]

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All Music Guide - Scott Yanow
June Christy's classic Something Cool has been expanded from 11 songs to 24 on this essential CD with two unreleased cuts and six songs only previously out as singles. Christy's attractive "cool" tone was a trademark of jazz in the 1950s, her version of "Something Cool" remains a classic, and many of the other numbers are nearly as memorable. Accompanied by Pete Rugolo's Orchestra, Christy is heard at her best on such numbers as "Whee Baby," "You're Making Me Crazy," "Midnight Sun," "A Stranger Called the Blues," "Softly, As in a Morning Sunrise," "This Time the Dream's on Me," and "The Night We Called It a Day." [Capitol Jazz's 2001 reissue boasted true 24-bit remastering ...
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Editorial Reviews

All Music Guide - Scott Yanow
June Christy's classic Something Cool has been expanded from 11 songs to 24 on this essential CD with two unreleased cuts and six songs only previously out as singles. Christy's attractive "cool" tone was a trademark of jazz in the 1950s, her version of "Something Cool" remains a classic, and many of the other numbers are nearly as memorable. Accompanied by Pete Rugolo's Orchestra, Christy is heard at her best on such numbers as "Whee Baby," "You're Making Me Crazy," "Midnight Sun," "A Stranger Called the Blues," "Softly, As in a Morning Sunrise," "This Time the Dream's on Me," and "The Night We Called It a Day." [Capitol Jazz's 2001 reissue boasted true 24-bit remastering and included both the full stereo and mono versions of the album, as well as extensive liner notes.]
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 10/23/2001
  • Label: Blue Note Records
  • UPC: 724353406929
  • Catalog Number: 34069
  • Sales rank: 49,545

Album Credits

Performance Credits
June Christy Primary Artist, Vocals
Paul Horn Reeds
Conte Candoli Trumpet
Buddy Collette Reeds
Bob Cooper Flute, Tenor Saxophone
Maynard Ferguson Trumpet
Russ Freeman Piano
Jimmy Giuffre Tenor Saxophone
Bob Gordon Baritone Saxophone
Herbie Harper Trombone
Barney Kessel Guitar
Shelly Manne Drums
Ted Nash Flute, Tenor Saxophone
Bud Shank Flute, Alto Flute, Alto Saxophone
Paul Smith Piano
Harry Babasin Bass
Gus Bivona Flute, Alto Saxophone
Joe Castro Piano
John Graas French Horn
Ray Linn Trumpet
Pete Rugolo Conductor
Claude Williamson Piano
Jack Marshall Guitar
Tony Rizzi Guitar
Shorty Rogers Trumpet
Frank Beach Trumpet
Harry Betts Trombone
Larry Bunker Drums
Frank Carlson Drums
Geoff Clarkson Piano
Conrad Gozzo Trumpet
Nick Dimaio Trombone
Skeets Herfurt Alto Saxophone
Harry Klee Flute, Alto Flute, Alto Saxophone
Joe Mondragon Bass
Ollie Mitchell Trumpet
Dick Noel Bass Trombone
Uan Rasey Trumpet
Dick Reynolds Trombone
George Roberts Bass Trombone
Frank Rosolino Trombone
John Rotella Baritone Saxophone
Willie Schwartz Alto Saxophone
Phil Stephens Tuba
Alvin Stoller Drums
Ray Triscari Trumpet
Vincent DeRosa French Horn
Fred Falensby Tenor Saxophone
Jimmy Zito Trumpet
Tommy Pederson Trombone
Technical Credits
Mel Tormé Composer
Pete Rugolo Arranger
Michael Cuscuna Reissue Producer
Will Friedwald Liner Notes
Ron McMaster Remixing, Mastering
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  • Anonymous

    Posted October 1, 2010

    even cooler than usual

    i've collected her albums for 40 or so years, and never been disappointed, whether back up was kenton or rugolo. but this is her flagship album

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