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On May 15, 2007.

On May 15, 2007, “Heinz Records” label released “Hey Eugene!”, the third Pink Martini album. It was recorded December 2005 – December 2006, and was produced by Thomas Lauderdale, China Forbes and Phil Baker. The album was certified Platinum in France by UPFI.

Personnel:

  • China Forbes – vocals
  • Timothy Nishimoto – vocals, percussion
  • Gavin Bondy – trumpet
  • Robert Taylor – trombone, trumpet
  • Nicholas Crosa, Paloma Griffin – violin
  • Pansy Chang, Brant Taylor – cello
  • Dan Faehnle – guitar
  • Phil Baker – guitar, upright bass
  • Maureen Love – harp
  • Brian Davis, Derek Rieth – congas, percussion
  • Martin Zarzar – cavaquinho, drums, percussion
  • Thomas Lauderdale – piano

Track listing:

  1. Everywhere – China Forbes, Thomas Lauderdale
  2. Tempo Perdido – Ataulfo Alves
  3. Mar Desconocido – Martin Zarzar, includes an excerpt of “Waltz in C#-minor” by Frédéric Chopin
  4. Taya Tan – Taku Izumi, Michio Yamagami
  5. City of Night – China Forbes, Thomas Lauderdale
  6. Ojalá – Thomas Lauderdale, Luisa Quiñoy, Timothy Nishimoto, Daniel Lemay, China Forbes
  7. Bukra Wba’do – Mounir Mourad, Fatehi Qorah
  8. Cante e Dance – Phil baker
  9. Hey Eugene – China Forbes
  10. Syracuse – Henri Salvador, Bernard Dimey
  11. Dosvedanya Mio Bombino – China Forbes, Maya Forbes,
    includes an excerpt of “The Happy Wanderer” by Friedrich-Wilhelm Möller
  12. Tea for Two – Vincent Youmans, Irving Caesar

 

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In September 1963.

In September 1963, “Verve” label released “Ella and Basie!”, studio album by Ella Fitzgerald and Count Basie and his orchestra. It was recorded in July 1963, at “A&R Studios” in New York City, and was produced by Norman Ganz.

Personnel:

  • Ella Fitzgerald– vocals
  • The Count Basie Orchestra:
  • Count Basie– piano
  • Sonny Cohn, Al Aarons, Joe Newman, Don Rader– trumpet
  • Eric Dixon– flute, tenor saxophone
  • Frank Foster, Frank Wess– flute, alto saxophone, tenor saxophone
  • Charlie Fowlkes– baritone saxophone
  • Freddie Green– guitar
  • Benny Powell, Urbie Green, Henry Coker, Grover Mitchell– trombone
  • Flip Ricard– trombone, trumpet
  • Marshal Royal– clarinet, alto saxophone
  • Buddy Catlett– double bass
  • Sonny Payne– drums
  • Quincy Jones– arranger
  • Val Valentin – recording engineer
  • Jay Thompson – cover photo

Track listing:

  1. Honeysuckle Rose – Andy Razaf, Fats Waller
  2. Deed I Do – Walter Hirsch, Fred Rose
  3. Into Each Life Some Rain Must Fall – Doris Fisher, Allan Roberts
  4. Them There Eyes – Maceo Pinkard, Doris Tauber, William Tracey
  5. Dream a Little Dream of Me – Fabian Andre, Gus Kahn, Wilbur Schwandt
  6. Tea for Two – Irving Caesar, Vincent Youmans
  7. Satin Doll – Duke Ellington, Johnny Mercer, Billy Strayhorn
  8. I’m Beginning to See the Light – Duke Ellington, Don George, Johnny Hodges, Harry James
  9. Shiny Stockings – Frank Foster, Ella Fitzgerald
  10. This Is My Last Affair – Haven Johnson
  11. Ain’t Misbehavin’ – Harry Brooks, Razaf, Waller
  12. On the Sunny Side of the Street – Dorothy Fields, Jimmy McHugh