Etta Jones Easy Living
- Released: August 29, 2000
- Originally Released: 2000
- Label: Highnote
- 1.Did I Remember
- 2.Easy Living
- 3.After You've Gone
- 4.Something To Remember You By
- 5.They Say It's Wonderful
- 6.Time After Time
- 7.Who Can I Turn To
- 8.Our Very Own
- 9.I Thought You Ought To Know
- 10.Slow Boat To China
- 11.I'm Afraid The Masquerade Is Over
Personnel: Etta Jones (vocals); Houston Person (tenor saxophone); Richard Wyands (piano); Ray Drummond (bass); Chip White (drums).
Recorded at M & I Recording Studios, New York, New York on February 11, 2000. Includes liner notes by Al Becker.
Personnel: Etta Jones (vocals); Houston Person (tenor saxophone); Richard Wyands (piano); Chip White (drums).
Liner Note Author: Alan Becker.
Recording information: M & I Recording Studios, New York, NY (02/11/2000).
Photographer: Thomas Pitts.
For one of her last recordings, Etta Jones sings a wide variety of standards, many of which she had not recorded previously. One does not think of such songs as "Did I Remember," "After You've Gone" (definitely an offbeat choice), "They Say It's Wonderful" and "Slow Boat to China" as blues, but Jones gives each tune such a bluesy approach that she transforms them into new soulful pieces. As always, Houston Person's tenor is a perfect match for Jones' voice. The rhythm section with pianist Richard Wyands is swinging and supportive. Recommended. ~ Scott Yanow
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