Easy Living

Easy Living

by Etta JonesEtta Jones


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For one of her last recordings, Etta Jones sings a wide variety of standards, many of which she had not recorded previously. One does not think of such songs as "Did I Remember," "After You've Gone" (definitely an offbeat choice), "They Say It's Wonderful" and "Slow Boat to China" as blues, but Jones gives each tune such a bluesy approach that she transforms them into new soulful pieces. As always, Houston Person's tenor is a perfect match for Jones' voice. The rhythm section with pianist Richard Wyands is swinging and supportive. Recommended.

Product Details

Release Date: 08/29/2000
Label: Highnote
UPC: 0632375705923
catalogNumber: 757059
Rank: 94671


  1. Did I Remember
  2. Easy Living
  3. After You've Gone
  4. Something to Remember You By
  5. They Say It's Wonderful
  6. Time After Time
  7. Who Can I Turn To (When Nobody Needs Me)
  8. Our Very Own
  9. I Thought You Ought to Know
  10. Slow Boat to China
  11. I'm Afraid the Masquerade Is Over

Album Credits

Performance Credits

Etta Jones   Primary Artist,Vocals
Ray Drummond   Bass
Houston Person   Tenor Saxophone
Richard Wyands   Piano
Chip White   Drums

Technical Credits

Irving Berlin   Composer
Houston Person   Producer
Frank Loesser   Composer
Leslie Bricusse   Composer
Sammy Cahn   Composer
Henry Creamer   Composer
Howard Dietz   Composer
Walter Donaldson   Composer
Turner Layton   Composer
Herbert Magidson   Composer
Anthony Newley   Composer
Ralph Rainger   Composer
Leo Robin   Composer
Arthur Schwartz   Composer
Jule Styne   Composer
Allie Wrubel   Composer
Victor Young   Composer
Alan Becker   Liner Notes
Mitch Yuspeh   Engineer
Harold Adamson   Composer
Thomas Dilbeck   Composer
John M. Elliott   Composer
Cecil Carter   Composer
Tommy Dilbeck   Composer

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