Swingin' Jazz for Hipsters, Vol. 1

Swingin' Jazz for Hipsters, Vol. 1

     
 

...The bachelor pad cover art is supposed to represent some vague early-'60s space age atmosphere, the CD label is designed to look like a 45 RPM record, and the brief liner note is right out of a vintage Playboy magazine ad...But how does that jibe with the selection of music?...The selections are covers of pop hits as old as "Honeysuckle Rose" and as recent…  See more details below

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...The bachelor pad cover art is supposed to represent some vague early-'60s space age atmosphere, the CD label is designed to look like a 45 RPM record, and the brief liner note is right out of a vintage Playboy magazine ad...But how does that jibe with the selection of music?...The selections are covers of pop hits as old as "Honeysuckle Rose" and as recent as "Isn't She Lovely" and "The Lady Wants to Know"; the artists include Ray Brown, Jack McDuff, Mel Tormé, Stephane Grappelli, Hendrik Meurkens, Stefan Scaggiari, Tania Maria, Ruby Braff, Ron Eschete, Ernestine Anderson, Howard Roberts and Charlie Byrd. The packaging concept is totally unrelated to the musical content, which is quite good if a little schizophrenic...

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Product Details

Release Date:
10/28/1997
Label:
Concord Records
UPC:
0013431479123
catalogNumber:
4791

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Album Credits

Performance Credits

Howard Alden   Guitar
Monty Alexander   Piano
Ernestine Anderson   Vocals,Track Performer
Ruby Braff   Cornet
Charlie Byrd   Guitar
Ron Eschete   Guitar
Gary Foster   Alto Saxophone
Stéphane Grappelli   Track Performer
Jeff Hamilton   Drums
Scott Hamilton   Tenor Saxophone
John Hart   Guitar
Hank Jones   Piano,Track Performer
Tania Maria   Synthesizer,Keyboards,Vocals,Track Performer
Dave McKenna   Piano
Hendrik Meurkens   Harmonica
Sam Most   Track Performer
Ken Peplowski   Tenor Saxophone
Martin Taylor   Track Performer
Ross Tompkins   Piano,Track Performer
Mel Tormé   Vocals,Track Performer
Bob Enevoldsen   Valve Trombone
Paul Humphrey   Drums
Dennis Irwin   Bass
Pete Jolly   Piano
Stefan Scaggiari   Piano
Don Alias   Percussion
Alan Dawson   Drums
Colin Bailey   Drums
Andrew Beals   Alto Saxophone
Chuck Berghofer   Bass
Peter Bernstein   Guitar
Herb Besson   Trombone
Ray Brown   Bass
Monty Budwig   Bass
Bob Efford   Baritone Saxophone
David Finck   Bass
Tim Horner   Drums
Howard Roberts   Guitar
Jack Sheldon   Trumpet
Darryl Jones   Bass
John Lockwood   Bass
Warren Luening   Trumpet
Joe Magnarelli   Trumpet
Marty Paich   Conductor,Track Performer
Jack McDuff   Hammond Organ
Rudy Petschauer   Drums
Chuck Redd   Drums
Jim Self   Tuba
Jack Sewing   Bass
Mitch Stein   Guitar,Mandolin,Track Performer
Byron Stripling   Trumpet
Frank Tate   Bass
Jerry Weldon   Tenor Saxophone
Buddy Williams   Drums
Dado Moroni   Piano
Jimmie Smith   Drums
Charlie Byrd Trio   Ensemble,Track Performer
Ron Eschete Trio   Ensemble,Track Performer
Stefan Scaggiari Trio   Ensemble,Track Performer
Lou McCreary   Trombone
Ruby Braff's New England Songhounds   Track Performer
Todd Johnson   Bass

Technical Credits

Vinícius de Moraes   Composer
Ron Eschete   Producer
Tania Maria   Arranger,Producer
Hendrik Meurkens   Producer
Mel Tormé   Producer
John Burk   Producer,Executive Producer
Norman Gimbel   Composer
Mike Hoaglin   Illustrations
Carl Jefferson   Producer
Antonio Carlos Jobim   Composer
Marty Paich   Arranger,Producer,Engineer
Jack McDuff   Arranger
Anabel Sinn   Art Direction
Scott Reed   Producer

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