Stop Look and Listen: The Less Familiar Dorsey

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All Music Guide - Steve Leggett
Stop Look and Listen collects some of the less familiar Decca recordings Jimmy Dorsey cut with the mid-'30s version of his orchestra as well as later sides from the mid-'40s version. The emphasis is on loose, swinging instrumentals, but there are a handful of fine vocal tracks here, as well, including the Andrews Sisters on the wonderful "Hold Tight, Hold Tight" and the unsung Dee Parker's fine take on "Ain't Misbehavin'." The most famous stuff isn't here, but the resulting portrait that emerges of Dorsey's bands during this period (roughly 1935 to 1946) might actually be more representative, particularly given the lessened emphasis on ...
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Editorial Reviews

All Music Guide - Steve Leggett
Stop Look and Listen collects some of the less familiar Decca recordings Jimmy Dorsey cut with the mid-'30s version of his orchestra as well as later sides from the mid-'40s version. The emphasis is on loose, swinging instrumentals, but there are a handful of fine vocal tracks here, as well, including the Andrews Sisters on the wonderful "Hold Tight, Hold Tight" and the unsung Dee Parker's fine take on "Ain't Misbehavin'." The most famous stuff isn't here, but the resulting portrait that emerges of Dorsey's bands during this period (roughly 1935 to 1946) might actually be more representative, particularly given the lessened emphasis on vocal material.
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 10/22/2002
  • Label: Jasmine Music
  • UPC: 604988258721
  • Catalog Number: 2587
  • Sales rank: 178,318

Album Credits

Performance Credits
Jimmy Dorsey Primary Artist, Clarinet, Leader, Alto Saxophone
The Andrews Sisters Vocals
Serge Chaloff Baritone Saxophone
Herb Ellis Guitar
Bobby Byrne Trombone
Phil Napoleon Trumpet
Ray Linn Trumpet
Ray McKinley Drums, Vocals
Babe Russin Tenor Saxophone
Freddie Slack Piano
Tutti Camarata Trumpet
Bill Pritchard Trombone
Si Zentner Trombone
Kitty Kallen Vocals
Robert Alexander Trombone
Bob Alexy Trumpet
Norman Bates Bass
Bill Covey Alto Saxophone
Nick Dimaio Trombone
Charles Frazier Tenor Saxophone
Irving Goodman Trumpet
Herbie Haymer Tenor Saxophone
Roc Hillman Guitar
Tommy Kay Guitar
Nate Kazebier Trumpet
Frank Langone Alto Saxophone
Bob Lawson Baritone Saxophone
Johnny Mandel Trumpet
Irvin "Marky" Markowitz Trumpet
Joe Meyer Trumpet
Ralph Muzillo Trumpet
Johnny Napton Trumpet
Jerry Rosa Trombone
Andy Russo Trombone
Jack Ryan Bass
Buddy Schutz Drums
Shorty Sherock Trumpet
Guy Smith Guitar
Shorty Solomson Trumpet
Bruce Squires Trombone
Jack Stacey Tenor Saxophone
Jim Taft Bass
George Thow Trumpet
Bobby Van Eps Piano
Leonard Whitney Alto Saxophone
Buddy Williams Tenor Saxophone
Milt Yaner Alto Saxophone
Arthur Herfurt Clarinet, Alto Saxophone, Tenor Saxophone
Joe Yukl Trombone
Chuck Travis Tenor Saxophone
Joe Lipman Piano
Marvin Wright Piano
Karl Kiffe Drums
Jack Aiken Alto Saxophone
Dave Mann Piano
Bob Dukoff Tenor Saxophone
Jimmy Stutz Bass
Lou Carter Piano
Cliff Jackson & His Crazy Cats Alto Saxophone
Bill Miller Bass
Don Matteson Trombone
Sonny Lee Trombone
Dee Parker Vocals
Technical Credits
Geoff Milne Producer, Collaboration
Ferde Grofé Composer
Brian Belton Producer, Liner Notes, Concept
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