Shirley Horn

Embers and Ashes + Where Are You Going (99053)

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1960

Embers and Ashes + Where Are You Going

Shirley Horn

American Jazz Classics

8436542010184

AJC 130414

99053

JAZZ

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Embers and Ashes + Where Are You Going

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This relese presents Shirley Horn’s complete original debut LP Embers and Ashes (Stere-O-Craft RTS 16/Hi-Life LP HL-55). Also, another complete small group album by the singer, Where Are You Going (Perception PLP-31), recorded a decade later, as well¡ as, as a final bonus, a single rendering of Gershwin’s “A Foggy Day” on which she is backed by violinist¡ Stuff Smith.

PERSONNEL:

SHIRLEY HORN, vocals and piano on all tracks, plus:

[1-10] EMBERS AND ASHES:

JOE BENJAMIN, bass
HERB LOVELLE, drums on 1-7 & 9-10
LEWIS PACKER, bass
HARRY SAUNDERS, drums on 8.
New York, 1960.

[11-20]: WHERE ARE YOU GOING:

AL GAFA, guitar, out on 13, 18 & 20)
MARSHALL HAWKINS, bass
BERNARD SWEETNEY, drums
Blue Rock Studio, New York, 1972.
(Bassist misidentified as “Marshall T. Harris” on various issues. Selections without guitar possibly recorded at a different session.)

[21] BONUS TRACK:
Stuff Smith (violin), Lewis Packer (b), Harry Saunders (d). Washington, D.C., August 7, 1959.

TRACKS:

01. Like Someone In Love
02. He Never Mentioned Love
03. Softly, Like In A Morning Sunrise
04. I Thought AboutYou
05. Mountain Greenery
06. God Bless The Child
07. Blue City
08. Day By Day
09. If I Should Lose You
10. Wild Is TheWind
11. Come Rain Or Come Shine
12. Just In Time
13. Where Are You Going
14. Something Happens To Me
15. Come On Home
16. Do It Again
17. The Eagle And Me
18. Taste Of Honey
19. L.A. Breakdown
20. Consequences Of A Drug AddictRole
21. A Foggy Day*

TOTAL TIME: 76:21 min.