Personnel includes: Ramsey Lewis (piano); Richard Evans (conductor); Eldee Young, Cleveland Eaton (bass); Redd Holt, Maurice White (drums).
Producers include: Esmond Edwards, Jack Tracy.
Compilation producer: Bryan Koniarz.
Recorded between 1956 and 1967. Includes liner notes by Bill Dahl.
Digitally remastered by Kevin Reeves (Universal Mastering Studios-East).
This is part of Verve's Finest Hour series.
An in-depth 18-track overview of the career of soul-jazz pianist Ramsey Lewis, demonstrating his range from hard bop stylist to his later easy listening jazz interpretations. Part of the Verve Finest Hour series, this well-presented album is a fine introduction to the artist at an affordable price. ~ Zac Johnson