Harry `Sweets´ Edison

And His Orchestra: Sweets (PWR 27202)

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1956

And His Orchestra: Sweets

Harry `Sweets´ Edison

Poll Winners Records

8436028691807

PWR 122729

PWR 27202

JAZZ

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And His Orchestra: Sweets

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CD 8,99 €

5 STARS DOWN BEAT MAGAZINE
 
This release contains the Harry Edison’s complete album Sweets, featuring an all-star sextet with Ben Webster on tenor sax and Jimmy Rowles on piano. As a bonus, a rare session by a Red Norvo sextet that included Edison, Webster and Rowles, which was originally issued on  the obscure LP Some of My Favorites.

PERSONNEL:

HARRY “SWEETS” EDISON, trumpet
BEN WEBSTER, tenor sax
JIMMY ROWLES, piano
BARNEY KESSEL, guitar
JOE MONDRAGON, bass
ALVIN STOLLER, drums

Los Angeles, September 4, 1956

*BONUS TRACKS (10-13): SOME OF MY FAVORITES:
Jimmy Rowles (p)
Red Norvo (vib)
Bob Carter (b)
Bill Douglas (d).
Los Angeles, January 18, 1957.

Tracks:

01 HOLLERING AT THE WATKINS 3:38
02 USED TO BE BASIE 6:02
03 HOW DEEP IS THE OCEAN 3:48
04 STUDIO CALL 8:13
05 WILLOW WEEP FOR ME 4:49
06 OPUS 711 5:09
07 LOVE IS HERE TO STAY 3:24
08 K.M. BLUES 3:35
09 WALKIN’ WITH SWEETS 7:15
10 THE NIGHT IS BLUE 7:02*
11 EASY ON THE EYES 7:22*
12 JUST A MOOD 6:50*
13 SUNRISE BLUES 8:42*

Total Time: 75:55
DOWN BEAT original review: SWEETS
“Here is the essence of the muscular relaxation, the flowing swing, and the natural spontaneous expression of emotion that is the mainstream of jazz. Ben plays some of his most moving horn on recent records here. Sweets is superb. An essential LP. (Nat Hentoff)