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The Complete Porgy and Bess

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Product Details

  • Release Date: 8/20/2008
  • Label: Definitive Spain
  • EAN: 8436006492716
  • Catalog Number: 11271
  • Sales rank: 138,378

Tracks

Disc 1
  1. 1 Introduction/Summertime - The Russell Garcia Orchestra (1:25)
  2. 2 Narration (1:24)
  3. 3 Summertime (3:48)
  4. 4 Narration (0:12)
  5. 5 A Woman Is a Sometime Thing (2:39)
  6. 6 Narration: Here Come Da Honey Man... (1:20)
  7. 7 Narration (0:24)
  8. 8 Evenin' Ladies, Hello Boys... - Mel Tormé (0:43)
  9. 9 Narration (0:15)
  10. 10 No, No, Brother, Porgy Ain't Soft on No Woman... - Mel Tormé (1:33)
  11. 11 Narration - The Russell Garcia Orchestra (4:31)
  12. 12 Narration (0:51)
  13. 13 Gone, Gone, Gone (2:20)
  14. 14 Overflow, Overflow - Mel Tormé (2:08)
  15. 15 Narration (0:28)
  16. 16 My Man's Gone Now (1:18)
  17. 17 Narration (0:11)
  18. 18 My Man's Gone Now (3:49)
  19. 19 Narration (0:35)
  20. 20 Oh, The Train Is at the Station... (2:43)
  21. 21 Narration (0:37)
  22. 22 Oh I'm Agoin' out to the Blackfish Banks... (2:17)
  23. 23 Narration (0:34)
  24. 24 I Got Plenty O' Nuttin' - Mel Tormé (3:13)
  25. 25 Mornin', Lawyer, Looking for Somebody? - George Kirby (4:23)
  26. 26 Buzzard Song - Mel Tormé (2:43)
  27. 27 Narration (0:28)
  28. 28 Bess, You Is My Woman Now (4:57)
  29. 29 Oh, I Can't Sit Down (Picnic Music) (1:55)
  30. 30 Porgy, I Hates to Go... (1:00)
  31. 31 I Got Plenty O' Nuttin' (Reprise) - Mel Tormé (0:37)
  32. 32 It Ain't Necessarily So - The Russell Garcia Orchestra (1:52)
  33. 33 Narration (0:34)
  34. 34 It Ain't Necessarily So - George Kirby (4:28)
  35. 35 Narration (0:53)
  36. 36 What You Want Wid Bess? (2:12)
  37. 37 Narration (0:33)
  38. 38 Oh, I'm Agoin' out to the Blackfish Banks... (Reprise) (1:27)
  39. 39 Narration (0:30)
  40. 40 Oh, Doctor Jesus... (2:02)
  41. 41 Here Come de Honey Man.../Oh Dey's So Fresh and Fine.../I'm ... (3:32)
Disc 2
  1. 1 Narration (0:38)
  2. 2 I Want to Stay Here/I Love You, Porgy (3:17)
  3. 3 Narration (3:04)
  4. 4 Summertime (Reprise) (1:22)
  5. 5 Narration (0:11)
  6. 6 Oh, Dere's Somebody Knockin' at Da Do'... (1:03)
  7. 7 Narration (1:20)
  8. 8 If God Want to Kill Me... (2:05)
  9. 9 Narration (0:06)
  10. 10 A Red-Headed Woman... (1:48)
  11. 11 Narration (0:59)
  12. 12 Oh, Doctor Jesus (Reprise) (0:38)
  13. 13 Narration (0:55)
  14. 14 Clara, , Don't You Be Downhearted (1:36)
  15. 15 Narration (0:10)
  16. 16 Summertime (Reprise) (1:12)
  17. 17 Narration (1:50)
  18. 18 Oh, Lawd, What I Goin' Do?... (1:21)
  19. 19 Narration (0:09)
  20. 20 There's a Boat Dat's Leavin' Soon for New York - George Kirby (1:28)
  21. 21 Narration - The Russell Garcia Orchestra (1:18)
  22. 22 Narration (0:24)
  23. 23 How Are You Dis Mornin'?... (1:41)
  24. 24 Narration (0:39)
  25. 25 Oh, Bess, Oh, Where's My Bess... - Sallie Blair (2:19)
  26. 26 Oh Lawd, I'm on My Way - Mel Tormé (2:03)
  27. 27 California Suite: Mountain Desert Theme - The Mel-Tones (1:03)
  28. 28 California Suite: The Golden West - The Mel-Tones (1:31)
  29. 29 California Suite: We Think the West Coast Is the Best Coast in the ... - The Mel-Tones (6:23)
  30. 30 California Suite: Coney Island - The Mel-Tones (0:35)
  31. 31 California Suite: The Miami Waltz - The Mel-Tones (1:40)
  32. 32 California Suite: They Go to San Diego - The Mel-Tones (3:33)
  33. 33 California Suite: Sunday Night in San Fernando - The Mel-Tones (3:47)
  34. 34 California Suite: Got the Gate on the Golden Gate - The Mel-Tones (3:33)
  35. 35 California Suite: Prelude to "Poor Little 'Extra' Girl" - The Mel-Tones (3:31)
  36. 36 California Suite: Poor Little "Extra" Girl - The Mel-Tones (2:51)
  37. 37 California Suite: We Think the West Coast Is the Best Coast in the ... - The Mel-Tones (2:12)
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Album Credits

Performance Credits
Frances Faye Primary Artist, Track Performer
Peggy Lee Vocals
Les Baxter Vocals
Cat Anderson Trumpet
Jack Brokensha Chimes, Vibes
Buddy Childers Trumpet
Bob Dorough Track Performer
Maynard Ferguson Trumpet
Paul Gonsalves Tenor Saxophone
Herbie Harper Trombone
Johnny Hodges Alto Saxophone
Bill Holman Clarinet, Tenor Saxophone
Herbie Mann Flute, Trombone
Sam Most Flute
Ray Nance Trumpet
Betty Roché Track Performer
Sal Salvador Guitar
Mel Tormé Vocals, Track Performer
Willie Cook Trumpet
Bob Enevoldsen Trombone
Russell Garcia Conductor
Stan Levey Drums
Ray Linn Trumpet
Ralph Sharon Piano
Claude Williamson Piano
Sallie Blair Track Performer
Joe Derise Track Performer
Hal Mooney Conductor
Howard McGhee Trumpet
Felix Slatkin Violin
Jim Gannon Bass
Russell Procope Alto Saxophone
Ralph Carmichael Track Performer
Quentin Jackson Trombone
Britt Woodman Trombone
James Joyce Track Performer
Israel Baker Violin
Frank Beach Trumpet
Max Bennett Bass
Harry Carney Baritone Saxophone
John Cave French Horn
Clark Terry Trumpet
Conrad Gozzo Trumpet
Irving Cottler Drums
Alvin Dinkin Viola
Duke Ellington Piano
Jimmy Hamilton Tenor Saxophone
Johnny Hartman Track Performer
Dick Healey Clarinet, Flute
Jules Jacobs Piano
Jules Kinsler Piano
Eddie Kusby Trombone
Marvin Limonick Violin
Bob Neal Piano
Erno Neufeld Violin
Irma Neumann Violin
Ernest Ernie Newton Track Performer
Loulie Jean Norman Vocals, Choir, Chorus, Track Performer
Bernie Parke Vocals
Albert Pollan Tuba
Uan Rasey Trumpet
Allan Reuss Guitar
Paul Robyn Viola
Bryce Rohde Piano
Frank Rosolino Trombone, Track Performer
Nathan Ross Violin
John Sanders Trombone
Paul Shure Violin
Marshall Sosson Violin
Nick Stabulas Drums
Phil Stephens Bass
Tony Stevens Track Performer
Alvin Stoller Chimes, Drums, Timpani, Vibes
Joe Triscari Trumpet
Lloyd Ulyate Trombone
Gerald Vinci Violin
Sam Woodyard Drums
Vincent DeRosa French Horn
Eleanor Slatkin Cello
Arthur Herfurt Clarinet, Alto Saxophone
Eudice Shapiro Violin
Duke Ellington & His Orchestra Choir, Chorus
The Pat Moran Quartet Choir, Chorus, Track Performer
Betty Joyce Track Performer
John Whited Track Performer
George Seaburg Trumpet
Jud Conlon's Rhythmaires Vocals
John Doling Track Performer
Technical Credits
George Gershwin Composer
Billy May Arranger
Neal Hefti Arranger
Ira Gershwin Composer
Dick Jones Arranger
Paul Villepigue Arranger
DuBose Heyward Composer
John Flanagan Liner Notes
Abnes Dubose Composer
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