Best of Hal Kemp and His Orchestra

The Best of Hal Kemp and His Orchestra

by Hal Kemp
     
 
This Collectors Choice Music reissue features two dozen remastered mid-'30s Brunswick sides of Hal Kemp and His Orchestra. Kemp played saxophone and clarinet and gained notoriety in 1930 while on a European tour with Benny Berigan before forming his own big band. The vocals of Skinnay Ennis, Maxine Grey, and Bob

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This Collectors Choice Music reissue features two dozen remastered mid-'30s Brunswick sides of Hal Kemp and His Orchestra. Kemp played saxophone and clarinet and gained notoriety in 1930 while on a European tour with Benny Berigan before forming his own big band. The vocals of Skinnay Ennis, Maxine Grey, and Bob Allen are showcased along with the arrangements of John Scott Trotter. Following these sessions Trotter joined Bing Crosby and was replaced with Art Mooney before the orchestra disbanded.

Product Details

Release Date:
08/08/2000
Label:
Collector's Choice
UPC:
0617742012521
catalogNumber:
125

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Tracks

  1. For All We Know
  2. Irresistible
  3. Hands Across the Table
  4. A Little White Gardenia
  5. Thrilled
  6. In the Middle of a Kiss
  7. Page Miss Glory
  8. Alone
  9. With All My Heart
  10. The Music Goes 'Round and Around
  11. The Touch of Your Lips
  12. Lost
  13. Gloomy Sunday (The Famous Hungarian Suicide Song)
  14. There's a Small Hotel
  15. When I'm With You
  16. A Star Fell Out of Heaven
  17. Me and the Moon
  18. I've Got You Under My Skin
  19. Pennies from Heaven
  20. Goodnight My Love
  21. With Plenty of Money and You (Oh! Baby What I Couldn't Do)
  22. This Year's Kisses
  23. What Will I Tell My Heart?
  24. Where or When

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