Verve Unmixed, Vol. 3

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All Music Guide - Rob Theakston
The companion piece to the third volume of Verve's mix CD series, this disc features the unmixed, untouched original versions of songs found in remix form on Verve Remixed, Vol. 3. Focusing less on groove-oriented songs featured in previous editions, this time around the disc salutes the ladies of jazz. Some of the greatest names in the history of vocal jazz make appearances here. Billie Holiday makes two appearances with "Speak Low" and "Yesterdays," as does Sarah Vaughan with "Peter Gunn" and "Fever." Nina Simone, Anita O'Day, Shirley Horn, and Astrud Gilberto also make appearances, along with jazz legends Hugh Masekela and Jimmy Smith. While Unmixed, Vol. 3 is by no ...
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Editorial Reviews

All Music Guide - Rob Theakston
The companion piece to the third volume of Verve's mix CD series, this disc features the unmixed, untouched original versions of songs found in remix form on Verve Remixed, Vol. 3. Focusing less on groove-oriented songs featured in previous editions, this time around the disc salutes the ladies of jazz. Some of the greatest names in the history of vocal jazz make appearances here. Billie Holiday makes two appearances with "Speak Low" and "Yesterdays," as does Sarah Vaughan with "Peter Gunn" and "Fever." Nina Simone, Anita O'Day, Shirley Horn, and Astrud Gilberto also make appearances, along with jazz legends Hugh Masekela and Jimmy Smith. While Unmixed, Vol. 3 is by no means a greatest-hits compilation for the Verve imprint, it is a quality survey of one of the most important bodies of work in the history of jazz.
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 4/5/2005
  • Label: Verve
  • UPC: 602498803608
  • Catalog Number: 000430202
  • Sales rank: 44,741

Tracks

Disc 1
  1. 1 Little Girl Blue - Nina Simone (2:34)
  2. 2 Speak Low - Billie Holiday (4:28)
  3. 3 Sing, Sing, Sing - Anita O'Day (3:32)
  4. 4 Fever - Sarah Vaughan (2:48)
  5. 5 Come Dance With Me - Shirley Horn (2:51)
  6. 6 Just One of Those Things - Blossom Dearie (2:02)
  7. 7 The Gentle Rain - Astrud Gilberto (2:26)
  8. 8 Peter Gunn - Sarah Vaughan (1:52)
  9. 9 Stay Loose - Jimmy Smith (3:54)
  10. 10 The Boy's Doin' It - Hugh Masekela (4:06)
  11. 11 Lilac Wine - Nina Simone (4:16)
  12. 12 Yesterdays - Billie Holiday (2:51)
  13. 13 Baby, Did You Hear? - Dinah Washington (3:05)
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Album Credits

Performance Credits
Nina Simone Piano, Vocals
Johnny Pacheco Percussion
Pepper Adams Reeds
Jimmy Cleveland Trombone
Blossom Dearie Vocals
Herb Ellis Guitar
Astrud Gilberto Vocals
Freddie Green Guitar
Shirley Horn Piano, Vocals
Bob James Piano
Jo Jones Drums
Barney Kessel Guitar
Hubert Laws Reeds
Hugh Masekela Trumpet, Flugelhorn, Vocals
Oscar Peterson Organ
Jerome Richardson Flute, Reeds
Jimmy Rowles Piano
Bud Shank Alto Saxophone
Dinah Washington Vocals
Ben Webster Tenor Saxophone
Bobby Donaldson Drums
Ernie Royal Trumpet
Grady Tate Drums
Bill Watrous Trombone
Anita O'Day Vocals
Charles Ables Bass
Wayne Andre Trombone
Isaak Asante Vocals, talking drum
Keter Betts Bass
Billie Holiday Vocals
Willie Bobo Percussion
Ray Brown Bass
Garnett Brown Trombone
Don Sebesky Conductor
Kwasi "Rocky" Dzidzornu Conga
Orlando Julius Ekemonde Saxophone, Vocals
Joe Farrell Reeds
Frank Foster Conductor
Adaloja Gboyega Piano
Eileen Gilbert Vocals
Dick Hixson Bass Trombone
Gus Johnson Drums
Stanley Todd Kwesi Guitar, Vocals
Carl Lynch Guitar
Joe Mondragon Bass
Jose Mangual Percussion
Tom McIntosh Conductor
Yaw Opoku Bass, Vocals
Benny Powell Trombone
Paul Quinichette Tenor Saxophone
Alan Raph Trombone
Carline Ray Vocals
Alvin Stoller Drums
Papa Frankie Todd Drums
James Tyrell Bass
Kai Winding Trombone
Snooky Young Trumpet
Melba Moorman Vocals
Robert Rodriguez Bass
Jimmy Smith Vocals
Joe Newman Quartet Trumpet
Lisle Atkinson Bass
Juan Cadavieco Percussion
Steve "Syco Steve" Williams Drums
Nook Shrier Conductor
Raphael Sierra Percussion
Odinga "Guy" Warren Vocals, Bells, Shekere
Bobby Hamilton Drums
Technical Credits
Kurt Weill Composer
Henry Mancini Composer
Louis Prima Composer
Nina Simone Arranger
Bill Holman Arranger
Quincy Jones Producer
Hugh Masekela Composer, Producer
Richard Rodgers Composer
Hal Mooney Producer
Jerome Kern Composer
Norman Granz Producer
Don Sebesky Arranger
Esmond Edwards Producer
David Ellis Audio Sculpture
Ray Evans Composer
Frank Foster Arranger
Adaloja Gboyega Composer
Otto Harbach Composer
Lorenz Hart Composer
Sammy Kahn Composer
Stanley Todd Kwesi Composer
Robert Lee Composer
Stewart Levine Producer
Tom McIntosh Arranger
Yaw Opoku Composer
Cole Porter Composer
Richard Seidel Producer
Creed Taylor Producer
Papa Frankie Todd Composer
Allan Tucker Mastering
James Van Heusen Composer
John Davenport Composer
Eddie Cooley Composer
James Alan Shelton Composer
Hollis King Art Direction
Matt Dubey Composer
Bryan Koniarz Compilation Supervisor
Odinga "Guy" Warren Composer
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