Betty Carter

Around Midnight (4569940)

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Around Midnight

Betty Carter

Solar Records

8436542014076

SOL 139115

4569940

JAZZ

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Around Midnight

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CD 4,12 €

2 ORIGINAL ALBUMS ON 1 CD

INCLUDES 3 BONUS TRACKS

This edition presents two classic albums by the great Betty Carter in their entirety: ‘Round Midnight (Atco 33-152), with accompaniment by a variety of groups conducted and arranged by Oliver Nelson and Claus Ogerman, and Out There with Betty Carter (Peacock PLP90), which showcases Carter backed by an all-star band featuring Gigi Gryce (also conductor and co-arranger), Kenny Dorham, Ray Copeland, Melba Liston, Benny Golson, Sahib Shihab and Wynton Kelly, among others. As a bonus, two extra songs that complete the ‘Round Midnight sessions, two other songs (“Frenesi” and “Rock-a-bye Baby”), which were originally issued on an ABC-Paramount 45-rpm single and appear here on CD for the first time ever, and an earlier version of “Frenesí”.

PERSONNEL:

  • BETTY CARTER, vocals on all tracks, plus:
  • TRACKS [1-13]: ’ROUND MIDNIGHT
  • ON 1, 5, 9 & 12-13: Conte Candoli (tp), Richie Kamuca (ts), Russ Freeman (p), Monty Budwig (b), Shelly Manne (d), Claus Ogerman (arr, cond). New York, August 10, 1962.
  • ON 2-4, 6-8 & 10-11:
  • Orchestra conducted and arranged by Oliver Nelson.
  • New York, between November 1962 and January 1963.
  • Original sessions produced by Nesuhi Ertegun, Jerry Wexler & Arif Mardin.
  • [14-25]: OUT THERE WITH BETTY CARTER
  • COLLECTIVE PERSONNEL:
  • Kenny Dorham, Ray Copeland (tp), Melba Liston (tb), Gigi Gryce (as, cond), Jimmy Powell (as). Benny Golson, Jerome Richardson (ts), Sahib Shihab (bar), Wynton Kelly (p), Sam Jones, Peck Morrison (b), Specs Wright (d). All tracks recorded in New York, February 1958.
  • [26-28] BONUS TRACKS:
  • ON TRACKS 26-27: Studio orchestra. New York, November 14, 1961.
  • Originally issued on ABC-Paramount 10307 (45 rpm).
  • ON TRACK 28: Orchestra conducted by Gigi Gryce. New York, April 25, 1956

TRACKS:

  • 01. Nothing More To Look Forward To
  • 02. Who What Why Where When
  • 03. Heart And Soul
  • 04. Call Me Darling
  • 05. When I Fall In Love
  • 06. ‘Round Midnight
  • 07. I Wonder
  • 08. Theme From Dr. Kildare [Three Stars Will Shine Tonight]
  • 09. The Good Life
  • 10. Everybody’s Somebody’s Fool
  • 11. Two Cigarettes In The Dark
  • 12. Shine On, Harvest Moon
  • 13. One Note Samba
  • 14. You’re Driving Me Crazy
  • 15. I Can’t Help It
  • 16. By The Bend Of The River
  • 17. Babe’s Blues
  • 18. Foul Play
  • 19. You’re Getting To Be A Habit With Me
  • 20. On The Isle Of May
  • 21. But Beautiful
  • 22. All I’ve Got
  • 23. Make It Last
  • 24. Blue Bird Of Happiness
  • 25. Something Wonderful
  • 26. Rock-A-Bye Baby
  • 27. Frenesí [1961 Version]
  • 28. Frenesí [1956 Version]
  • Total Time: 76:39 Min.