The Live at Birdland 1952 With Teddi King

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All Music Guide - Scott Yanow
This CD has the 1952 George Shearing Quintet featured in top form on a full set of previously unreleased radio broadcasts emanating from Birdland. In addition to performing some of their hits including "Lullaby of Birdland" and "September in the Rain", the group interprets some lesser-known material. Guest artist Teddi King is in top form during her four appearances; guitarist Toots Thielemans has a couple of his earliest harmonica solos on "Don't Blame Me" and "Body and Soul," and vibraphonist Joe Roland shows how underrated a soloist he was. During the announcements between songs, Shearing is often quite humorous, at one point imitating a half-dozen different pianists ...
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Editorial Reviews

All Music Guide - Scott Yanow
This CD has the 1952 George Shearing Quintet featured in top form on a full set of previously unreleased radio broadcasts emanating from Birdland. In addition to performing some of their hits including "Lullaby of Birdland" and "September in the Rain", the group interprets some lesser-known material. Guest artist Teddi King is in top form during her four appearances; guitarist Toots Thielemans has a couple of his earliest harmonica solos on "Don't Blame Me" and "Body and Soul," and vibraphonist Joe Roland shows how underrated a soloist he was. During the announcements between songs, Shearing is often quite humorous, at one point imitating a half-dozen different pianists including Erroll Garner and Teddy Wilson. All in all, this is a highly enjoyable release.
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 5/18/2004
  • Label: Baldwin Street Music
  • UPC: 776127233828
  • Catalog Number: 503
  • Sales rank: 208,943

Tracks

Disc 1
  1. 1 Introduction (0:46)
  2. 2 Brain Wave (2:56)
  3. 3 Introduction (1:17)
  4. 4 My Silent Love (2:29)
  5. 5 Five O'Clock Whistle (4:10)
  6. 6 Introduction (0:21)
  7. 7 Something I Dreamed Last Night (4:20)
  8. 8 Love, Your Magic Spell Is Everywhere (2:32)
  9. 9 The Love Nest (3:38)
  10. 10 Midnight Mood (5:05)
  11. 11 Introduction (0:16)
  12. 12 Lullaby of Birdland (3:02)
  13. 13 Introduction (0:15)
  14. 14 The Continental (3:47)
  15. 15 Introduction (0:22)
  16. 16 Point and Counterpoint (3:35)
  17. 17 Introduction (2:41)
  18. 18 Thine Alone (2:50)
  19. 19 Introduction (0:18)
  20. 20 What Is There to Say (2:32)
  21. 21 Introduction (0:20)
  22. 22 Don't Blame Me (2:26)
  23. 23 Introduction (0:15)
  24. 24 September in the Rain (3:17)
  25. 25 Introduction (0:30)
  26. 26 Pick Yourself Up (3:35)
  27. 27 Introduction (0:06)
  28. 28 Lonely Moments (4:53)
  29. 29 Introduction (0:08)
  30. 30 Tenderly (4:07)
  31. 31 Introduction (0:27)
  32. 32 Body and Soul (4:00)
  33. 33 When Lights Are Low (2:44)
  34. 34 There's a Lull in My Life (2:43)
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Album Credits

Performance Credits
George Shearing Quintet Primary Artist
George Shearing Indexed Contributor, Piano
Dick Garcia Guitar
Joe Roland Vibes
Teddi King Vocals
Al McKibbon Bass
Bill Clark Drums
Marquis Foster Drums
Toots Thielemans Guitar, Harmonica
Technical Credits
Victor Herbert Composer
George Shearing Composer
Jimmy McHugh Composer
Vernon Duke Composer
Josef Myrow Composer
Mary Lou Williams Composer
Jerome Kern Composer
Benny Carter Composer
Con Conrad Composer
Al Dubin Composer
Sammy Fain Composer
Dorothy Fields Composer
Kim Gannon Composer
Mack Gordon Composer
Johnny Green Composer
Walter Gross Composer
Otto Harbach Composer
E.Y. "Yip" Harburg Composer
Edward Heyman Composer
Jack Lawrence Composer
Herbert Magidson Composer
Doug Pomeroy Mastering
Harry Warren Composer
George David Weiss Composer
Spencer Williams Composer
Jack Yellen Composer
Elsie Janis Composer
Dana Suesse Composer
Harry Revel Composer
Walter Hirsch Composer
Henry Blossom Composer
Lance Martin Art Direction
David Hinbest Executive Producer
Ted Takashi Ono Producer, Liner Notes
Edmund Goulding Composer
Gene Irwin Composer
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