Stan Getz

Focus + Cool Velvet (PWR 27303)

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Focus + Cool Velvet

Stan Getz

Poll Winners Records

8436542011457

PWR 132018

PWR 27303

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Focus + Cool Velvet

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2 ORIGINAL ALBUMS ON 1 CD

24 BIT DIGITALLY REMASTERED

This release includes the complete Stan Getz album Focus (Verve V6-8412), which presents the great saxophonist backed by strings, playing music composed and arranged by Eddie Sauter. This set presents the original album in its entirety (two 45-rpm versions that are listed in discographies are in fact edited versions of the tracks included on the LP). As a bonus, another entire Getz album: Cool Velvet (Verve MGVS68379), which features the tenor player again backed by strings, this time performing standards arranged by Russell Garcia.

PERSONNEL:

  • STAN GETZ, tenor saxophone on all tracks, plus:
  • (1-7): FOCUS: Hershey Kay and His Orchestra:
  • Gerald Tarack, Alan Martin (vln), Jacob Glick (viola),
  • Bruce Rogers (cello), John Neves (b), Roy Haynes (d), Hershel Kay (cond),
  • Eddie Sauter (comp, arr), The Beaux Arts String Ensemble.
  • New York, July-October 1961.
  • (8-17) Bonus Album: COLL VELVET
  • Russell Garcia’s Orchestra: Blanche Birdsong (harp),
  • Dave Hildinger (vib), Jan Johansson (p), Fred Dutton (b),
  • Sperie Karas (d), plus large string section, Russ Garcia (arr, cond).
  • Baden-Baden, Germany, March 1960.

TRACKS:

  • 01) I’m Late, I’m Late
  • 02) Her
  • 03) Pan
  • 04) I Remember When
  • 05) Night Rider
  • 06) Once Upon A Time
  • 07) A Summer Afternoon
  • 08) The Thrill Is Gone
  • 09) It Never Entered My Mind
  • 10) Early Autumn
  • 11) When I Go, I Go All The Way
  • 12) A New Town Is A Blue Town
  • 13) ‘Round Midnight
  • 14) Born To Be Blue
  • 15) Whisper Not
  • 16) Goodbye
  • 17) Nature Boy
  • TOTAL TIME: 78:22