Artie Shaw The Essential Artie Shaw

The Essential Artie Shaw
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  • Number of Discs: 2
  • Released:
  • Originally Released: 2005
  • Label: RCA

Tracks on Disc 1:

  • Buy for $0.991.Begin The Beguine
  • Buy for $0.992.Special Delivery Stomp
  • Buy for $0.993.Non Stop Flight
  • Buy for $0.994.Deep Purple
  • Buy for $0.995.Oh, Lady Be Good
  • Buy for $0.996.Scuttlebutt
  • 7.Shoot The Likker To Me, Johnny Boy
  • Buy for $0.998.St. James Infirmary Blues Pts. 1 & 2
  • Buy for $0.999.Georgia On My Mind
  • Buy for $0.9910.April In Paris
  • Buy for $0.9911.Any Old Time
  • Buy for $0.9912.All The Things You Are
  • Buy for $0.9913.Softly, As In A Morning Sunrise
  • Buy for $0.9914.Back Bay Shuffle
  • Buy for $0.9915.(When Your Heart's On Fire) Smoke Gets In Your Eyes
  • Buy for $0.9916.Tabu
  • Buy for $0.9917.Blues In The Night
  • Buy for $0.9918.Concerto For Clarinet Pts. 1 & 2

Tracks on Disc 2:

  • Buy for $0.991.Frenesi
  • Buy for $0.992.Summit Ridge Drive
  • Buy for $0.993.Take Your Shoes Off, Baby
  • Buy for $0.994.It Had To Be You
  • Buy for $0.995.Don't Take Your Love From Me
  • Buy for $0.996.Indian Love Call
  • Buy for $0.997.Dancing In The Dark
  • Buy for $0.998.Deep In A Dream
  • Buy for $0.999.I Can't Believe That You're In Love With Me
  • Buy for $0.9910.Star Dust
  • Buy for $0.9911.Room With A View
  • Buy for $0.9912.Temptation
  • Buy for $0.9913.Streamline
  • Buy for $0.9914.Traffic Jam
  • Buy for $0.9915.What Is This Thing Called Love?
  • Buy for $0.9916.Yesterdays
  • Buy for $0.9917.You're A Lucky Guy
  • Buy for $0.9918.Alone Together
  • 19.These Foolish Things
  • Buy for $0.9920.Nightmare

Product Description:

Personnel: Artie Shaw (clarinet); Artie Shaw; Tony Pastor (vocals, tenor saxophone); Tony Gottuso, Jimmy Shirley (guitar); Jerry Jerome, Dick Clark (tenor saxophone); Johnny Best (trumpet); Jack Jenney, Vernon Brown (trombone); Bob Kitsis (piano); George Wettling, Nick Fatool (drums); Hot Lips Page (vocals, trumpet); Helen Forrest, Lena Horne, Leo Watson, Billie Holiday (vocals); Al Hendrickson (guitar, electric guitar); Barney Kessel (guitar); Harry Bluestone (violin); Les Robinson (alto saxophone); Georgie Auld (tenor saxophone); Manny Klein, Henry "Red" Allen, Max Kaminsky, Roy Eldridge, Billy Butterfield (trumpet); George Arus, Ray Conniff (trombone); Johnny Guarnieri (piano, harpsichord); Dodo Marmarosa, Skitch Henderson, Les Burness (piano); Buddy Rich (drums).
Liner Note Author: Lloyd Rauch.
Recording information: Chicago, IL (12/23/1936-08/02/1953); Hollywood, CA (12/23/1936-08/02/1953); New York, NY (12/23/1936-08/02/1953).
Arrangers: Artie Shaw; Jerry Gray; Lennie Hayton; William Grant Still .
ESSENTIAL is an appropriate title for this double-disc collection of Artie Shaw's music. The temperamental, progressive bandleader and clarinetist was one of the top figures in swing, and his arrangements and recordings of classic songs (Cole Porter's "Begin the Beguine," for example) are definitive documents of the era. Shaw's own prowess as an instrumentalist, and his innovative techniques--his use of exotic melodies ("Frenesi") and orchestral strings ("Temptation"), for instance--further heighten his appeal. All of these qualities and more are represented on this comprehensive, superbly compiled set.

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  • Sales Rank: 33,286
  • UPC: 828766923926
  • Shipping Weight: 0.25/lbs (approx)
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