Tag Archives: Jimmy Van Heusen

Frank Sinatra: All Alone

In October 1962, “Reprise” label released “All Alone”, the 28th Frank Sinatra album. It was recorded in January 1962, in Los Angeles. 

Personnel:

  • Frank Sinatra – vocals
  • Gordon Jenkins – arranger, conductor
  • Merle Shore – art direction
  • Edward Jablonski – liner notes

Track listing:

  • All Alone – Irving Berlin
  • The Girl Next Door – Hugh Martin, Ralph Blane
  • Are You Lonesome Tonight? – Roy Turk, Lou Handman
  • Charmaine – Erno Rapee, Lew Pollack
  • What’ll I Do? – Irving Berlin
  • When I Lost You – Irving Berlin
  • Oh, How I Miss You Tonight – Benny Davis, Joe Burke, Mark Fisher
  • Indiscreet – Sammy Cahn, Jimmy Van Heusen
  • Remember – Irving Berlin
  • Together – B.G. DeSylva, Lew Brown, Ray Henderson, Stephen Ballantine
  • The Song is Ended (but the Melody Lingers On) – Irving Berlin

Larry Coryell: Cedars of Avalon

On September 17, 2002, “High Note” label released “Cedars of Avalon”, the 59th Larry Coryell album. It was recorded in December 2001, at “Van Gelder Studio” in Englewood Cliffs, New Jersey, and was produced by Don Sickler.

Personnel:

  • Larry Coryell – guitar
  • Cedar Walton – piano
  • Buster Williams – bass
  • Billy Drummond – drums 

Track listing:

All tracks by Larry Coryell except where noted.

  1. Cedars of Avalon
  2. Bemsha Swing – Denzil Best, Thelonious Monk
  3. Fantasy in D – Cedar Walton
  4. Theme for Ernie – Fred Lacey
  5. Limehouse Blues – Philip Braham, Douglas Furber
  6. D-Natural Blues – Wes Montgomery
  7. What’s New? – Bob Haggart, Johnny Burke
  8. Newest Blues – Cedar Walton
  9. It Could Happen to You – Jimmy Van Heusen, Johnny Burke
  10. Shapes

Curtis Fuller: Boss of the Soul-Stream Trombone

In June 1961, “Warwick” label released “Boss of the Soul-Stream Trombone”, the eleventh Curtis Fuller album. It was recorded in December 1960, at “Mercury Sound Studio” in New York City.

Personnel:

  • Curtis Fuller – trombone
  • Freddie Hubbard – trumpet
  • Yusef Lateef – tenor saxophone
  • Walter Bishop, Jr. – piano
  • Buddy Catlett – bass
  • Stu Martin – drums

Track listing:

All tracks by Curtis Fuller except where noted.

  1. Chantized
  2. Flutie
  3. If I Were a Bell – Frank Loesser
  4. But Beautiful – Johnny Burke, Jimmy Van Heusen
  5. Do I Love You? – Cole Porter
  6. The Court
  7. Mr. L

Curtis Fuller: Curtis Fuller with Red Garland

In April 1963, “New Jazz” label released “Curtis Fuller with Red Garland”, the thirteenth Curtis Fuller album. It was recorded in May 1957, at “Van Gelder Studio” in Hackensack, New Jersey, and was produced by Bob Weinstock.

Personnel:

  • Curtis Fuller – trombone
  • Red Garland – piano
  • Sonny Red – alto saxophone
  • Paul Chambers – bass
  • Louis Hayes – drums


Track listing:

  1. Seeing Red – Sonny Red, Barry Harris
  2. Stormy Weather – Harold Arlen, Ted Koehler
  3. Cashmere – Curtis Fuller
  4. Slenderella – Sonny Red
  5. Moonlight Becomes You – Johnny Burke, Jimmy Van Heusen
  6. Roc and Troll – Teddy Charles

John Coltrane: Lush Life

In March 1961, “Prestige” label released “Lush Life”, album by John Coltrane. It was assembled from previously unreleased tracks from three recording sessions at “Van Gelder Studio” in Hackensack, New Jersey in May and August 1957, and January 1958, produced by Bob Weinstock.

Personnel:

  • John Coltrane – tenor saxophone
  • Donald Byrd – trumpet
  • Red Garland – piano
  • Paul Chambers – bass
  • Earl May – bass
  • Art Taylor – drums
  • Louis Hayes – drums
  • Albert Heath – drums

Track listing:

  1. Like Someone in Love – Jimmy Van Heusen
  2. I Love You – Cole Porter
  3. Trane’s Slow Blues – John Coltrane
  4. Lush Life – Billy Strayhorn
  5. I Hear a Rhapsody – Jack Baker, George Fragos, Dick Gasparre

The Miles Davis Quintet: Relaxin’ With

In March 1958, “Prestige” label released “Relaxin’ with the Miles Davis Quintet”, the 24th Miles Davis album. It was recorded in October 1956, at “Van Gelder Studio” in Hackensack, New Jersey, and was produced by Bob Weinstock.

Personnel:

  • Miles Davis – trumpet
  • John Coltrane – tenor saxophone
  • Red Garland – piano
  • Paul Chambers – bass
  • Philly Joe Jones – drums

Track listing:

  1. If I Were a Bell – Frank Loesser
  2. You’re My Everything – Harry Warren
  3. I Could Write a Book – Richard Rodgers
  4. Oleo – Sonny Rollins
  5. It Could Happen to You – Jimmy Van Heusen
  6. Woody ’n’ You – Dizzy Gillespie

Paul Bley: Introducing Paul Bley

In December 1963, “Debut” label released “Introducing Paul Bley”, the debut Paul Bley album. It was recorded in November 1963, in New York City.

Personnel:

  • Paul Bley – piano
  • Charles Mingus – bass
  • Art Blakey – drums
  • Bil Spilka – design

Track listing:

  1. Opus 1 – Paul Bley
  2. Teapot) Walkin’ – Richard Carpenter
  3. Like Someone in Love – Johnny Burke, Jimmy van Heusen
  4. Spontaneous Combustion – Paul Bley
  5. Split Kick – Horace Silver
  6. I Can’t Get Started – Ira Gershwin, Vernon Duke

Johnny Griffin and Eddie “Lockjaw” Davis: Tough Tenors

In December 1960, “Jazzland” label released “Tough Tenors”, an album by Johnny Griffin and Eddie “Lockjaw” Davis. It was recorded in November 1960, at “Plaza Sound Studios” in New York City, and was produced by Orrin Keepnews.

Personnel:

  • Johnny Griffin – tenor saxophone
  • Eddie “Lockjaw” Davis – tenor saxophone 
  • Junior Mance – piano
  • Larry Gales – bass
  • Ben Riley – drums

Track listing:

  1. Tickle Toe – Lester Young
  2. Save Your Love for Me – Buddy Johnson
  3. Twins – Eddie “Lockjaw” Davis, Johnny Griffin
  4. Funky Fluke – Bennie Green
  5. Imagination – Johnny Burke, Jimmy Van Heusen
  6. Soft Winds – Benny Goodman, Fletcher Henderson

Harpers Bizarre: Anything Goes

In December 1967, “Warner Bros” label released “Anything Goes”, the second Harpers Bizarre album. It was recorded in 1967, and was produced by Lenny Waronker.

Personnel:

  • Eddie James – guitar
  • Dick Scoppettone – vocals, guitar, bass, vocal arrangements
  • Dick Yount – vocals, bass
  • Ted Templeman – vocals, guitar, drums, vocal arrangements
  • John Petersen vocals, drums, percussion
  • Jack Glaser – sound effects
  • Ami Hadini, Eddie Brackett, Joe Sidore, Lee Herschberg, Mike Sheilds – engineer
  • Lee Herschberg – editing
  • Ed Thrasher – art direction
  • Stan Cornyn – sleeve notes

Track listing:

  1. (Intro) This Is Only the Beginning – Ted Koehler, Harold Arlen
  2. Anything Goes – Cole Porter
  3. Two Little Babes in the Wood – Cole Porter
  4. The Biggest Night of Her Life – Randy Newman
  5. Pocketful of Miracles – Sammy Cahn, Jimmy Van Heusen
  6. Snow – Randy Newman
  7. Chattanooga Choo Choo – Mack Gordon, Harry Warren
  8. Hey You in the Crowd – Dick Scoppettone, Ted Templeman
  9. Louisiana Man – Doug Kershaw
  10. Milord – Georges Moustaki, Marguerite Monnot
  11. Virginia City – Dick Scoppettone, Ted Templeman
  12. Jessie – Mike Gordon, Jimmy Griffin
  13. You Need a Change – David Blue
  14. High Coin – Van Dyke Parks

She & Him: Classics

On December 2, 2014, “Columbia” label released “Classics”, the fifth She & Him studio album. It was recorded in 2014, and was produced by M.Ward.

Personnel:

  • Zooey Deschanel – lead vocals and backing vocals, piano, Wurlitzer
  • M. Ward – vocals, guitar
  • Boo Reiners – banjo
  • Nate Walcott – piano
  • Chapin Sisters – vocals
  • Tyler Tornfelt – bass
  • Tim Luntzel – bass
  • Pierre de Reeder – bass, drums, percussion, engineer
  • Jim Keltner – drums, percussion
  • Charlie Pillow – alto saxophone, flute, oboe, backing vocals
  • Doug Wieselman – tenor saxophone, clarinet, flute, backing vocals
  • Trombone Shorty – trombone
  • Curtis Hasselbring – trombone
  • Art Baron – trombone, backing vocals
  • Steven Bernstein – trumpet, backing vocals
  • Tom Hagerman – violin
  • Amanda Lawrence – viola
  • Tom Schick – engineer, mixing
  • Larry Crane – mixing
  • Bob Ludwig – mastering

Track listing:

  1. Stars Fell on Alabama – Mitchell Parish, Frank Perkins
  2. Oh No, Not My Baby – Gerry Goffin, Carole King
  3. It’s Not for Me to Say – Robert Allen, Al Stillman
  4. Stay Awhile – Mike Hawker, Ivor Raymonde
  5. This Girl’s in Love with You – Burt Bacharach, Hal David
  6. Time After Time – Sammy Cahn, Jule Styne
  7. She – Charles Aznavour. Herbert Kretzmer
  8. Teach Me Tonight – Sammy Cahn, Gene de Paul
  9. It’s Always You – Johnny Burke, Jimmy Van Heusen
  10. Unchained Melody – Alex North, Hy Zaret
  11. I’ll Never Be Free – Bennie Benjamin, George Davis Weiss
  12. Would You Like to Take a Walk – Mort Dixon, Billy Rose, Harry Warren
  13. We’’ll Meet Again – Hugh Charles, Ross Parker