This CD contains June Christy' s LP June's Got Rhythm in it's entirety, plus several complete bonus sessions, including all of the vocalist's tracks from the album "Do-Re-Mi", the two dates without strings from "Those Kenton Days", and two tracks originally issued as singles. The edition closes with Christy'sreading of -Willow Wep for me, from "Those Kenton Days" session with strings. All of this music features the most outstanding instrumentalists of the West Coast jazz scene.
JUNE CHRISTY, vocals on all tracks, plus:
(1-11): June's Got Rhythm:
Bud Shank (fl, as & ts), Bob Cooper ( ts, oboe, arr), Frank Rosolino (tb)
Russ Freeman (p), Laurindo Almeida (g), Monty Budwig (b), Shelly Manne or Mel Lewis (d).
Los Angeles, JUne & July, 1958.
(12-16): from DO-RE-MI:
Joe Gordon (tp), Vince DeRosa (fhr), Bud Shank (as, fl), Bob Cooper (ts, b, cl),
Buddy Collette (ts, bar, b-cl), Al Viola (g), Monty Budwig (b), Shelly Manne (d).
Los Angeles, February, 1961.
(17-23), (26): from JUNE CHRISTY RECALLS THOSE KENTON DAYS:
The Pete Rugolo Orchestra: featuring Buddy Childers (tp), Frank Roslino (tb), Bud Shank (fl, as),
Bob Cooper, Dave Pell (ts), Russ Freeman (p), Jim Hall (g), Joe Mondragon (b), Shelly Manne (d).
Los Angeles, January 1959.
(24-25): Originally issued as singles: featuring Maynard Ferguson, Pete Candoli (tp), Herbie Harper (tb),
Bud Shank (as, fl), Bob Cooper (ts), Benny Aronov (p), Howard Roberts (g), Joe Mondragon (b), Alvin Stoller (d). Los Angeles, May 1956.
12 page booklet for complete information
01. Rock Me To THe Sleep
02. The Gypsy In My Soul
03. I'm Glad There Is You
04. They Can't Take That Away From Me
05. If Don't Mean A Thing
06. My One And Only Love
07. When Lights Are Low
08. I Can Make You Love Me
09. Easy Living
10. Blue Moon
11. All God's Chillum Got Rhythm
12. Cry Like The Wind*
13. Make Someone Happy*
14. All You Need Is Quarter*
15. I Know About Love*
16. Asking For You*
17. Just A- Sittin' And Rockin'*
18. She's Funny That Way*
19. How High The Moon*
20. Easy Street*
21. Across The Alley From The Alamo*
22. It's A Pity To Say Goodnight*
23. A Hundred Years From Today*
24. You Took Advantage Of Me*
26. Willow Weep For Me.*
Total Time: 77:30