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The Jazz Giants Play George Gershwin: 'S Wonderful

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All Music Guide - Cub Koda
A delightful 14 track compilation pulling cuts from the Fantasy catalog. The songs are solid Gershwin classics interpreted by the likes of Cannonball Adderley, Lester Young, Bill Evans, Benny Carter, Joe Pass, Art Tatum, Miles Davis, the Modern Jazz Quartet, Red Garland, Zoot Sims and Stephane Grappelli and McCoy Tyner. Jazz and Gershwin tunes go together like bacon and eggs, and here are 14 solid reasons why.
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Editorial Reviews

All Music Guide - Cub Koda
A delightful 14 track compilation pulling cuts from the Fantasy catalog. The songs are solid Gershwin classics interpreted by the likes of Cannonball Adderley, Lester Young, Bill Evans, Benny Carter, Joe Pass, Art Tatum, Miles Davis, the Modern Jazz Quartet, Red Garland, Zoot Sims and Stephane Grappelli and McCoy Tyner. Jazz and Gershwin tunes go together like bacon and eggs, and here are 14 solid reasons why.
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 11/18/1997
  • Label: Prestige
  • UPC: 025218519021
  • Catalog Number: 24190

Tracks

Disc 1
  1. 1 But Not for Me (4:34)
  2. 2 I've Got a Crush on You - Zoot Sims (2:55)
  3. 3 Oh, Lady Be Good (4:35)
  4. 4 I Got Rhythm (2:45)
  5. 5 The Man I Love (4:28)
  6. 6 Medley (7:55)
  7. 7 Someone to Watch over Me - Benny Carter (2:38)
  8. 8 'S Wonderful (6:41)
  9. 9 I Got Plenty O' Nuttin' (4:59)
  10. 10 Who Cares? (5:55)
  11. 11 It Ain't Necessarily So (2:02)
  12. 12 They All Laughed (5:06)
  13. 13 A Foggy Day - Lester Young (5:26)
  14. 14 Love Is Here to Stay (4:48)
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Album Credits

Performance Credits
Ray Barretto Conga
Cannonball Adderley Alto Saxophone, Track Performer
Nat Adderley Cornet, Track Performer
Walter Bishop Jr. Piano
Miles Davis Trumpet, Track Performer
Eric Dolphy Alto Saxophone
Bill Evans Piano
Red Garland Piano, Track Performer
St├ęphane Grappelli Violin, Track Performer
Gene Harris Piano
Earl Hines Piano
Milt Jackson Vibes
Sam Jones Bass
John Lewis Piano
Shelly Manne Drums
Ken McIntyre Alto Saxophone, Track Performer
The Modern Jazz Quartet Track Performer
Joe Pass Guitar, Track Performer
Oscar Peterson Piano
Bill Potts Piano
Sonny Rollins Tenor Saxophone
Art Tatum Piano, Track Performer
Art Taylor Drums
Lester Young Tenor Saxophone
Dick Collins Trumpet
Chuck Israels Bass
Grady Tate Drums
Norman Williams Bass
Manuel Duran Piano, Claves
Connie Kay Drums
Percy Heath Bass
McCoy Tyner Piano, Track Performer
Al Porcino Trumpet
Benny Carter Trumpet, Track Performer
Larry Bunker Drums
Paul Chambers Bass
Kenny Clarke Drums
Bill Dowdy Drums
Carlos Duran Bass
John Howell Trumpet
Jim Lucht Drums
George Mraz Bass
Zoot Sims Tenor Saxophone, Track Performer
Andy Simpkins Bass
Cal Tjader Vibes, Track Performer, Cencerro
Bayardo Velarde Conga, Timbales, Cencerro
Leroy Vinnegar Bass
Charlie Walp Trumpet
Technical Credits
George Gershwin Composer
Horace Silver Contributor
Richard Bock Producer
Norman Granz Producer
Ira Gershwin Composer
Orrin Keepnews Producer
Lester Koenig Producer
Joe Tarantino Remastering
Jamie Putnam Art Direction
Eric Miller Producer
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