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Best of Joe Williams: The Roulette, Solid State & Blue Note Years
     

The Best of Joe Williams: The Roulette, Solid State & Blue Note Years

by Joe Williams
 
The Best of Joe Williams: The Roulette, Solid State & Blue Note Years is an excellent sampler of Williams' work for Roulette and Solid State, providing a terrific overview of Williams' early records. Most of these 18 tracks feature Williams with the Count Basie Orchestra; there are also

Overview

The Best of Joe Williams: The Roulette, Solid State & Blue Note Years is an excellent sampler of Williams' work for Roulette and Solid State, providing a terrific overview of Williams' early records. Most of these 18 tracks feature Williams with the Count Basie Orchestra; there are also several cuts with Jimmy Jones, Harry "Sweets" Edison, Horace Ott, Jimmy Mundy, the Thad Jones/Mel Lewis Orchestra, and Lambert, Hendricks & Ross. For anyone wondering why Williams is considered one of the great blues and big-band vocalists, this offers a reason why.

Product Details

Release Date:
11/18/1997
Label:
Blue Note Records
UPC:
0724382114628
catalogNumber:
21146

Tracks

Album Credits

Performance Credits

Joe Williams   Primary Artist,Vocals
Pepper Adams   Baritone Saxophone
Count Basie   Organ,Piano
Bill Berry   Trumpet
Bob Brookmeyer   Valve Trombone
Jimmy Cleveland   Trombone
Richard Davis   Bass
Harry Edison   Trumpet
Jimmy Forrest   Tenor Saxophone
Freddie Green   Guitar
Grey   Trombone
Budd Johnson   Tenor Saxophone
Hank Jones   Piano
Thad Jones   Trumpet
Jimmy Knepper   Trombone
Mel Lewis   Drums
Billy Mitchell   Tenor Saxophone
Joe Newman   Trumpet
Jerome Richardson   Alto Saxophone,Soprano Saxophone
Annie Ross   Vocals
Marshall Royal   Clarinet,Alto Saxophone
Ben Webster   Tenor Saxophone
Ike Isaacs   Bass
Dave Lambert   Vocals
Hugh Lawson   Piano
Tommy Potter   Bass
Seldon Powell   Tenor Saxophone
Don Lamond   Drums
Quentin Jackson   Trombone
George Duvivier   Bass
Lambert, Hendricks & Ross   Track Performer
Garnett Brown   Trombone
Sonny Cohn   Trumpet
Henry Coker   Trombone
Jimmy Crawford   Drums
Eddie Daniels   Tenor Saxophone
Joe Farrell   Tenor Saxophone
Frank Foster   Tenor Saxophone
Charlie Fowlkes   Bass Clarinet,Baritone Saxophone
Roland Hanna   Piano
Cliff Heather   Trombone
Jon Hendricks   Vocals
Sam Herman   Guitar
Milt Hinton   Bass
Lennie Johnson   Trumpet
Clarence Johnston   Drums
Jimmy Jones   Bass,Guitar,Piano,Drums,Harp
Tom McIntosh   Trombone
Jimmy Nottingham   Trumpet
Sonny Payne   Drums
Charlie Persip   Drums
Benny Powell   Trombone
Sarah Vaughan   Track Performer
Frank Wess   Flute,Alto Saxophone,Tenor Saxophone
Snooky Young   Trumpet
Danny Moore   Trumpet
Eddie Jones   Bass
John Anderson   Trumpet
Count Basie Orchestra   Track Performer

Technical Credits

Frankie Laine   Composer
Count Basie   Composer
Thad Jones   Arranger
Jay McShann   Composer
Jimmy Rushing   Composer
Vincent Youmans   Composer
Walter Brown   Composer
Irving Caesar   Composer
Peter Chatman   Composer
Frank Foster   Arranger
Norman Gimbel   Composer
Cole Porter   Composer
Sidney Wyche   Composer
Mayme Watts   Composer
Irving Reid   Composer

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