The Lost 1974 Sessions

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All Music Guide - Matt Collar
Peter Appleyard and the Jazz Giants' The Lost 1974 Sessions features the British/Canadian vibraphonist backed by members of Benny Goodman's sextet at the time. Having played a show at the Ontario Place Forum with Goodman, Appleyard booked the ensemble for a recording session figuring, quite rightly, that the chance might not come around again. Featured here is truly an all-star cast of swingers including pianist Hank Jones, bassist Slam Stewart, tenor saxophonist Zoot Sims, trombonist Urbie Green, cornetist Bobby Hackett, and drummer Mel Lewis. Primarily sticking to standards, as well as a superb medley of Duke Ellington compositions, the Giants delivered an ad hoc, ...
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Editorial Reviews

All Music Guide - Matt Collar
Peter Appleyard and the Jazz Giants' The Lost 1974 Sessions features the British/Canadian vibraphonist backed by members of Benny Goodman's sextet at the time. Having played a show at the Ontario Place Forum with Goodman, Appleyard booked the ensemble for a recording session figuring, quite rightly, that the chance might not come around again. Featured here is truly an all-star cast of swingers including pianist Hank Jones, bassist Slam Stewart, tenor saxophonist Zoot Sims, trombonist Urbie Green, cornetist Bobby Hackett, and drummer Mel Lewis. Primarily sticking to standards, as well as a superb medley of Duke Ellington compositions, the Giants delivered an ad hoc, inspired and swinging performance that was somehow lost to time for over 30 years. Also included here are in-studio dialogue clips between the musicians and the engineer, which adds to the overall sense of being right there in the studio with the once-in-a-lifetime ensemble.
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 2/14/2012
  • Label: Linus
  • UPC: 803057013524
  • Catalog Number: 270135
  • Sales rank: 338,932

Tracks

Disc 1
  1. 1 Studio Dialogue - 1 - Peter Appleyard (0:30)
  2. 2 Ellington Medley - Peter Appleyard (8:29)
  3. 3 Studio Dialogue - 2 - Peter Appleyard (0:08)
  4. 4 After You've Gone - Peter Appleyard (9:20)
  5. 5 Studio Dialogue - 3 - Peter Appleyard (0:09)
  6. 6 Tangerine - Peter Appleyard (5:06)
  7. 7 Studio Dialogue - 4 - Peter Appleyard (0:07)
  8. 8 You Don't Know What Love is - Peter Appleyard (4:34)
  9. 9 Studio Dialogue - 5 - Peter Appleyard (0:03)
  10. 10 But Beautiful - Peter Appleyard (4:47)
  11. 11 Studio Dialogue - 6 - Peter Appleyard (0:17)
  12. 12 You Go To My Head - Peter Appleyard (4:49)
  13. 13 Studio Dialogue - 7 - Peter Appleyard (0:04)
  14. 14 Indiana - Peter Appleyard (3:12)
  15. 15 Studio Dialogue - 8 - Peter Appleyard (0:04)
  16. 16 A Smooth One - Peter Appleyard (3:25)
  17. 17 Studio Dialogue - 9 - Peter Appleyard (0:05)
  18. 18 Dancing On the Ceiling - Peter Appleyard (2:46)
  19. 19 Out Takes - Peter Appleyard (25:13)
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Album Credits

Performance Credits
Peter Appleyard & The Jazz Giants Primary Artist
Urbie Green Trombone
Bobby Hackett Cornet
Hank Jones Piano
Mel Lewis Drums
Slam Stewart Bass
Peter Appleyard Vibes
Zoot Sims Saxophone
Technical Credits
Peter Appleyard Liner Notes, Executive Producer
Johnny Burke Composer
Duke Ellington Composer
Johnny Mercer Composer
Gordon Mills Composer
Phil Sheridan Engineer
Doug Smith Mastering
James Van Heusen Composer
Creamer Composer
Ray DePaul Composer
Anthony Montano Producer
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