Contemporary Latin Rhythms! + Breakfast at T'S
American Jazz Classics
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INCLUDES + 4 RARE BONUS TRA CKS, ONE APPEARING HERE FOR THE FIRST TIME ON CD!!
This release presents Barney Kessel’s complete original albums Contemporary Latin Rhythms! (Reprise Records R-6073), a jazzy exploration of various well-known Latin melodies, and Breakfast at Tiffany’s (Reprise Records R-6019), on which he explores Henry Mancini’s perennial film score performing on different types of guitars and even on banjo! As a bonus, four rare quartet tunes recorded by Kessel backed by pianist Arnold Ross, one of which, originally included on a 1957 compilation LP by the Playboy All Stars, appears here on CD for the first time ever.
BARNEY KESSEL, guitar soloist on all tracks, plus:
[1-10]: Contemporary Latin Rhythms! Barney Kessel and His Orchestra:
Conte Candoli (tp), Paul Horn (as, fl), Victor Feldman (vib),
Emil Richards (Marimba), Al Hendrickson, Bill Pittman (g), Red Mitchell (b),
Stan Levey (d), Frank Capp, Edward Talamantes, Francisco Aguabella (perc).
Los Angeles, 1961
[11-22]: Breakfast At Tiffany’s Barney Kessel and His Men:
Bud Shank (as, fl), Paul Horn (Saxes, pic), Victor Feldman (vib, marimba),
Chuck Berghofer (b), Earl Palmer (d).
Kessel plays different guitars and also banjo. Los Angeles,
January 23 & 25, 1962.
Bonus Tracks [23-26]: Barney Kessel Quartet
(23-25): Barney Kessel (g), Arnold Ross (p), Monty Budwig (b), Frankie Capp (d).
Los Angeles, 1960.
(26): Barney Kessel (g), Arnold Ross (p), Red Mitchell (b), Shelly Manne (d).
Los Angeles, July 31, 1957.
INCLUDES 16-PAGE BOOKLET
01 Blues In The Night
02 The Days Of Wine And Roses
03 Latin Dance No.1
04 Lady Byrd
05 One Note Samba
06 The Peanut Vendor
07 Quizás, Quizás, Quizás
08 Everytime I Hear This Song
10 Twilight In Acapulco
11 Moon River
12 Something For Cat
13 Sally’s Tomato
14 Mr. Yunoshi
15 The Big Blow Out
16 Hub Caps And Tail Lights
17 Breakfast At Tiffany’s
18 Latin Golightly
20 Loose Caboose
21 The Big Heist
22 Moon River Cha Cha
23 Morning Dew*
24 Hurry Arnold*
26 A Playboy In Love*
Total Time: 78:16
(*) On Cd For The First Time Ever!