Swingsation

Editorial Reviews

All Music Guide - Stephen Thomas Erlewine
GRP's Swingsation sampler may not satisfy collectors and hardcore fans, who already have these 16 featured songs on original albums or comprehensive collections. Nevertheless, this is a good collection for casual fans and neophytes, since it contains eight selections apiece from the Decca recordings of Tommy Dorsey and Artie Shaw. It may not dig deep, but it does contain a good balance of the familiar and the obscure for each artist "T.D.'s Boogie Woogie," "Cheek to Cheek," "Liza Jane," "Louisiana Hay Ride," "I Get a Kick Out of You," "Love Is the Sweetest Thing", which makes it entertaining enough to be worth its budget price....
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Editorial Reviews

All Music Guide - Stephen Thomas Erlewine
GRP's Swingsation sampler may not satisfy collectors and hardcore fans, who already have these 16 featured songs on original albums or comprehensive collections. Nevertheless, this is a good collection for casual fans and neophytes, since it contains eight selections apiece from the Decca recordings of Tommy Dorsey and Artie Shaw. It may not dig deep, but it does contain a good balance of the familiar and the obscure for each artist "T.D.'s Boogie Woogie," "Cheek to Cheek," "Liza Jane," "Louisiana Hay Ride," "I Get a Kick Out of You," "Love Is the Sweetest Thing", which makes it entertaining enough to be worth its budget price.
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 6/1/1999
  • Label: Verve
  • UPC: 011105995320
  • Catalog Number: 9953

Tracks

Disc 1
  1. 1 T.D.'s Boogie Woogie - Tommy Dorsey & His Orchestra (3:23)
  2. 2 The Blue Room - Tommy Dorsey & His Orchestra (3:21)
  3. 3 Opus Number Two - Tommy Dorsey & His Orchestra (2:58)
  4. 4 They Didn't Believe Me - Tommy Dorsey & His Orchestra (3:27)
  5. 5 Cheek to Cheek - Tommy Dorsey & His Orchestra (3:07)
  6. 6 Liza Jane - Tommy Dorsey & His Orchestra (3:10)
  7. 7 Goofus - Tommy Dorsey & His Orchestra (2:49)
  8. 8 Don't Take Your Love from Me - Tommy Dorsey & His Orchestra (2:52)
  9. 9 Louisiana Hay Ride - Tommy Dorsey & His Orchestra (2:33)
  10. 10 I Get A Kick Out Of You - Artie Shaw & His Orchestra (3:18)
  11. 11 The Continental - Artie Shaw & His Orchestra (3:10)
  12. 12 Love Is the Sweetest Thing - Artie Shaw & His Orchestra (2:46)
  13. 13 Where or When - Artie Shaw & His Orchestra (3:20)
  14. 14 I'll Remember April - Artie Shaw & His Orchestra (3:16)
  15. 15 Love Walked In - Artie Shaw & His Orchestra (3:05)
  16. 16 Serenade in Blue - Artie Shaw & His Orchestra (3:12)
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Album Credits

Performance Credits
Artie Shaw Primary Artist, Clarinet
Louie Bellson Drums
Eddie Bert Trombone
Will Bradley Trombone
Jimmy Raney Guitar
Charlie Shavers Trumpet
Lee Castle Trombone, Trumpet
Sanford Gold Piano
Bob Haggart Bass
Jimmy Henderson Trombone
Hugo Loewenstern Alto Saxophone
Herbie Steward Alto Saxophone
Teddy Kotick Bass
Al Cohn Tenor Saxophone
Johnny Amoroso Trombone, Trumpet
Danny Bank Baritone Saxophone
John Barrows French Horn
Joe Benjamin Bass
Stanley Brauner Tenor Saxophone
Paul Cohen Trombone, Trumpet
Porky Cohen Trombone
John Collins Guitar
Nick Dimaio Trombone
Kurt Dieterle Violin
Don Fagerquist Trumpet
Tommy Dorsey Trombone
Art Drelinger Tenor Saxophone
Arnold Eidus Violin
Babe Fresk Tenor Saxophone
Harry Glickman Violin
Chris Griffin Trumpet
Sam Herman Guitar
Cliff Hoff Clarinet, Alto Saxophone
Irv Kluger Drums
Cliff Leeman Drums
Walter Levinsky Clarinet, Alto Saxophone
Rebecca Lynch Violin
Mickey Mangano Trumpet
Mert Oliver Bass
Sonny Russo Trombone
Julius Schachter Violin
Hymie Schertzer Alto Saxophone
Sol Schlinger Baritone Saxophone
Doc Severinsen Trumpet
Harvey Shapiro Cello
Norris "Bunny" Shawker Drums
Zoot Sims Tenor Saxophone
Charlie Smith Drums
Frank Socolow Alto Saxophone
Tak Takvorian Trombone
Billy Taylor Piano
Billy Usselton Tenor Saxophone
Bart Varsalona Trombone
Milt Yaner Alto Saxophone
Freddie Zito Trombone
Irving Horowitz Woodwind
Jackie Mills Drums
Stanley Webb Baritone Saxophone
Tony Faso Trumpet
Dick Nivison Bass
Billy Rowland Piano
Jack Russin Piano
John Fulton Woodwind
Jack Satterfield Trombone
Artie Shaw & His Orchestra Track Performer
Tommy Dorsey & His Orchestra Track Performer
Daryl Campbell Trombone, Trumpet
Billy Cronk Bass
Ed Grady Drums
Don Paladino Trumpet
Dale Pierce Trumpet
Joe Pamelia Tenor Saxophone
Eddie Scalzi Alto Saxophone
Frank Worrell Guitar
Ted Lee Baritone Saxophone
Gil Barrios Piano
Bart Wallace Trumpet
Julius Shaier Viola
Lou Garristo Piano
Sam Hyster Trombone
Ralph Galluccio Alto Saxophone
Marvin Koral Clarinet, Alto Saxophone
Vic Ford Trumpet
Jack Margolies Violin
Leon Ferngut Viola
Rudy Sims Cello
Dave Williams Drums
Bob Carter Piano
Technical Credits
Bill Finegan Arranger
Dan Kincaid Arranger
Hollis King Art Direction
Chris Pyle Illustrations
Pat Johnston Composer
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