The Collection [Box Set]

The Collection [Box Set]

by Frank Sinatra

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Overview

This is a fine budget-priced box set that puts three single-disc collections from Frank Sinatra's Columbia Records period under one slipcover. Sinatra Sings His Greatest Hits is the single best one-CD overview of the Voice's tenure at Columbia. Swing and Dance With Frank Sinatra lives up to its title by being a hot up-tempo overview that adds a plethora of big-band tracks to his 1950 Sing and Dance album. Sinatra Sings Rodgers & Hammerstein shows that Sinatra was as good at doing art songs and outsized pop ballads as he was at singing from a jazz and swing angle. If you don't have any of Sinatra's Columbia sessions, this is an excellent, well-rounded portrait of the artist during the 1940s.

Product Details

Release Date: 05/04/2004
Label: Sony
UPC: 0074646158227
catalogNumber: 61582

Album Credits

Performance Credits

Frank Sinatra   Primary Artist
Bobby Hackett   Cornet
Billy Butterfield   Trumpet,Muted Trumpet,Muted Trombone
Babe Russin   Tenor Saxophone,Track Performer
George Arus   Trombone
Ernie Caceres   Baritone Saxophone,Track Performer
Herbie Haymer   Tenor Saxophone
Ken Lane   Piano
Wolfe Taninbaum   Tenor Saxophone
Harry James & His Orchestra   Track Performer
Zeke Zarchy   Trumpet
Jeff Alexander Choir   Track Performer
Artie Baker   Clarinet
Bobby Tucker Singers   Track Performer

Technical Credits

George Gershwin   Composer
Frank Sinatra   Composer,Author
Andy Gibson   Composer
Sy Oliver   Arranger
Heine Beau   Arranger
Metronome All-Stars   Contributor
Alec Wilder   Arranger
Skitch Henderson   Orchestra Director
Earl Robinson   Composer
George Siravo   Arranger,Orchestra Director
Lew Brown   Composer
Edward Burke   Source Material
Sammy Cahn   Composer
Con Conrad   Composer
Buddy DeSylva   Composer
Jimmy Dorsey   Composer
Mark Fisher   Composer
Will Friedwald   Liner Notes
Ira Gershwin   Composer
Joe Goodwin   Composer
Oscar Hammerstein   Composer
Ray Henderson   Composer
Hugo Winterhalter   Orchestra Director
Bert Kalmar   Composer
Herbert Magidson   Composer
Johnny Mercer   Composer
Paul Mertz   Composer
R. O'Brien   Composer
Cole Porter   Composer
David Raksin   Composer
Leo Robin   Composer
Harry Ruby   Composer
Axel Stordahl   Arranger,Composer,Orchestra Director
Jule Styne   Composer
James Van Heusen   Composer
George David Weiss   Composer
Skylarks   Contributor
Jack Wolf   Composer
Tony Sellari   Art Direction
Hope Chasin   Packaging Manager
Zeke Zarchy   Liner Notes,Author
Charles Granata   Liner Notes,Source Material
Cozbi Sanchez-Cabrera   Art Direction
Randall Martin   Cover Design,Packaging
Marc Cozza   Cover Design,Packaging
Mark Warnow   Orchestra Director
Rosa Menkes   Cover Design,Packaging
Rosemary Mulligan   Packaging Manager
Seymour Simons   Composer
Gerald Marks   Composer
Ruth Lowe   Composer
Larry Shay   Composer
Paul Madeira   Composer
Roy Alfred   Composer
Joel Herron   Composer
Stephen Weiss   Composer
Allen Lewis   Composer
Lewis Allan   Composer
Paul Mann   Composer

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