Drop Me off in Harlem

Drop Me off in Harlem

by Charlie Barnet & His Orchestra



Charlie Barnet reached his greatest popularity during his years with Bluebird (1939-42) but the orchestra he led during his period with Decca (1942-46) was even more powerful. This CD contains 20 of their best recordings and, even if "Skyliner" was their only commercial hit, such top soloists as trumpeters Peanuts Holland, Al Killian and Roy Eldridge, clarinetist Buddy DeFranco, pianists Dodo Marmarosa and Al Haig, guitarist Barney Kessel and singer Kay Starr (not to mention Barnet himself) make strong appearances on this well-conceived and hard-swinging set.

Product Details

Release Date: 03/17/1992
Label: Grp Records
UPC: 0011105061223
catalogNumber: 612

Album Credits

Performance Credits

Charlie Barnet & His Orchestra   Primary Artist,Track Performer
Kay Starr   Vocals
Charlie Barnet   Alto Saxophone,Soprano Saxophone,Tenor Saxophone,Track Performer
Eddie Bert   Trombone
Buddy DeFranco   Alto Saxophone
Roy Eldridge   Trumpet
Haig   Piano
Barney Kessel   Guitar
Howard Rumsey   Bass
Lawrence Brown   Trombone
Frances Wayne   Bass
Dennis Sandole   Guitar
Danny Bank   Baritone Saxophone
Kurt Bloom   Tenor Saxophone
Russell Brown   Trombone
Johnny Chance   Bass
Porky Cohen   Trombone
Ray DeGeer   Alto Saxophone
Joe Ferrante   Trumpet
Ed Fromm   Trombone
Mike Goldberg   Tenor Saxophone
Harold Hahn   Drums
Peanuts Holland   Trumpet,Vocals
Art House   Trumpet
Conn Humphreys   Alto Saxophone
Killian   Trumpet
Gene Kinsey   Alto Saxophone
James Lamare   Tenor Saxophone
Cliff Leeman   Drums
Dodo Marmarosa   Piano
Johnny Martel   Trumpet
Claude "Spud" Murphy   Trombone
Bob Poland   Baritone Saxophone
Jimmy Pupa   Trumpet
Morris Rayman   Bass
Bill Robertson   Trombone
Robinson   Alto Saxophone
George Seaberg   Trumpet
Bob Swift   Trombone
Turk VanLake   Guitar
Lyman Vunk   Trumpet
Russ Wagner   Bass
Paul Webster   Trumpet
Tom Pederson   Trombone
Micky Scrima   Drums
Dave Hallett   Trombone
Murray Williams   Alto Saxophone
Bob Dawes   Baritone Saxophone
Gerald Foster   Trombone
Jack Mootz   Trumpet
Kenny Dehlin   Tenor Saxophone
Eddie Pripps   Tenor Saxophone
Arthur Robey   Trumpet,Vocals
Charles Zimmerman   Trumpet
Charles Coolidge   Trombone
Burt Johnson   Trombone
Sheldon Smith   Piano
Ben Pickering   Trombone
Irving Berger   Trumpet
Joe Meisner   Alto Saxophone
Tommy Moore   Guitar
Bill Miller   Piano
Andy Pinot   Tenor Saxophone
Bill Haller   Trombone
David Matthews   Tenor Saxophone
Frank Bradley   Trombone
Ed Stress   Trumpet
Kahn Keene   Trombone
Everett McDonald   Trumpet

Technical Credits

Cab Calloway   Composer
Mercer Ellington   Composer
Loren Schoenberg   Liner Notes
Andy Gibson   Composer
Orrin Keepnews   Producer
Ted Persons   Composer

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