Jazz for Lovers [Micro Werks]

Jazz for Lovers [Micro Werks]


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While it's true that collections like this -- where some small imprint licenses titles from a larger one, in this case from Universal -- are a dime a dozen, that doesn't means this collection is. The title pretty much sums it up: the tunes are all ballads, slow, smooth, and silky, but in the classic jazz sense. After all, how many compilations can you find that contain the work of Al Hibbler, John Coltrane, Nina Simone, Jackie Paris, Ella Fitzgerald, Johnny Hartman, Arthur Prysock (whose version of "Fly Me to the Moon" here is utterly unique and lovely), Peggy Lee, and McCoy Tyner, to name a number of performers included here? This is a great babymaker set, provided at a very attractive price, and should be considered by anyone who digs the soulful, more elegant, and deliberately slowly paced jazz of the past.

Product Details

Release Date: 07/07/2009
Label: Micro Werks
UPC: 0813411010076
catalogNumber: 7

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Technical Credits

George Gershwin   Composer
Jimmy Mundy   Composer
Richard Rodgers   Composer
Trummy Young   Composer
Billie Holiday   Composer
J. Fred Coots   Composer
Duke Ellington   Composer
Ira Gershwin   Composer
Haven Gillespie   Composer
Lorenz Hart   Composer
Arthur Herzog   Composer
Johnny Mercer   Composer
Ralph Rainger   Composer
Leo Robin   Composer
Billy Strayhorn   Composer
Billy Vera   Liner Notes
Henry Nemo   Composer
Robert Mellin   Composer
Guy Wood   Composer
Bart Howard   Composer

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