Song Is You

Song Is You

by Billy Butterfield
     
 

Released on CD by Montpellier in January 2008, The Song Is You is a 23-track archive of rare Billy Butterfield material dating from 1956 and 1957. Recorded at five different sessions that took place between December 5, 1956, and August 15, 1957, and subsequently issued on RCA Victor LPs with titles like They're Playing OurSee more details below

Overview

Released on CD by Montpellier in January 2008, The Song Is You is a 23-track archive of rare Billy Butterfield material dating from 1956 and 1957. Recorded at five different sessions that took place between December 5, 1956, and August 15, 1957, and subsequently issued on RCA Victor LPs with titles like They're Playing Our Song and Thank You for a Lovely Evening, this accessible and romantic mood music is performed by seasoned jazzmen. Butterfield's warmly expressive trumpet mingles nicely with that of Doc Severinsen, trombonists Lou McGarity, Urbie Green, and Cutty Cutshall; bassist Bob Haggart; and reedmen Hank D'Amico, Boomie Richman, Toots Mondello, Peanuts Hucko, Nick Caiazza, and Danny Bank. Mostly instrumental with a few friendly vocals tossed off by an unidentified female singer, this is perfect background music for slicing limes and pouring mineral water into crystal glasses.

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Product Details

Release Date:
01/22/2008
Label:
Montpellier
UPC:
5019317300371
catalogNumber:
37
Rank:
241280

Tracks

  1. Goodbye Blues  - Billy Butterfield
  2. Time on My Hands/All the Things You Are  - Billy Butterfield
  3. It's Alright with Me  - Billy Butterfield
  4. The Folks Who Live on the Hill  - Billy Butterfield
  5. Again and Again and Again  - Billy Butterfield
  6. Singin' the Blues  - Billy Butterfield
  7. I Don't Stand a Ghost of a Chance with You  - Billy Butterfield
  8. Stormy Weather  - Billy Butterfield
  9. My Ideal  - Billy Butterfield
  10. Harlem Nocturne  - Billy Butterfield
  11. The Song Is You  - Billy Butterfield
  12. Whiffenpoof Song  - Billy Butterfield
  13. Medley: I'm Shooting High/Swinging Down the Lane/I'm Stepping out with  - Billy Butterfield
  14. Cabin in the Sky  - Billy Butterfield
  15. You Stepped out of a Dream  - Billy Butterfield
  16. Medley: I'll Never Have to Dream Again/I'll See You in My Dreams/The La  - Billy Butterfield
  17. Four or Five Times  - Billy Butterfield
  18. Breakin' in a New Pair of Shoes  - Billy Butterfield
  19. Medley: I Saw Stars/You Were Meant for Me/It's Been So Long [Medley]  - Billy Butterfield
  20. Changes  - Billy Butterfield
  21. Close Your Eyes  - Billy Butterfield
  22. Linger Awhile  - Billy Butterfield
  23. Medley: Thank You for a Lovely Evening/Goodnight My Love/Goodnight Swee  - Billy Butterfield

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Album Credits

Performance Credits

Billy Butterfield   Primary Artist,Trumpet,Leader
Urbie Green   Trombone
Hank D'Amico   Clarinet,Saxophone,Alto Saxophone
Bob Haggart   Bass
Peanuts Hucko   Saxophone
Lou McGarity   Trombone
Don Lamond   Drums
Danny Bank   Saxophone
Nick Caiazza   Saxophone
Mickey Crane   Piano
Cutty Cutshall   Trombone
Barry Galbraith   Guitar
Bernie Glow   Trumpet
Cliff Leeman   Drums
Jack Lesberg   Bass
Jimmy Lytell   Saxophone
Nuncio "Toots" Mondello   Saxophone
Louis Mucci   Trumpet
Jimmy Nottingham   Trumpet
Boomie Richman   Saxophone
Ray Rodriguez   Bongos
Doc Severinsen   Trumpet
Tony Faso   Trumpet
Sam Bruno   Bass

Technical Credits

Earle H. Hagen   Composer

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