Marian McPartland Plays the Benny Carter Songbook

Plays the Benny Carter Songbook
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  • Released:
  • Originally Released: 1990
  • Label: Concord Records

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Entertainment Weekly
Rating: A-
Down Beat
4 Stars - Very Good


  • Buy for $0.991.When Lights Are Low
  • Buy for $0.992.I'm in the Mood For Swing
  • Buy for $0.993.A Kiss From You
  • Buy for $0.994.Key Largo
  • Buy for $0.995.Another Time, Another Place
  • Buy for $0.996.Summer Serenade
  • Buy for $0.997.Doozy
  • Buy for $0.998.Lonely Woman
  • 9.Only Trust Your Heart
  • Buy for $0.9910.Evening Star
  • Buy for $0.9911.Easy Money

Product Description:

Personnel: Marian McPartland (piano), Benny Carter (alto saxophone), John Clayton (bass), Harold Jones (drums).
Tributee: Benny Carter .
Two aspects uplift this Marian McPartland CD above most songbooks. Benny Carter is much better-known as an altoist and an arranger than as a composer, so his compositions tend to be quite fresh since they have been underplayed through the years. Also, the fact that Carter himself performs on the majority of these selections (which also include bassist John Clayton and drummer Harold Jones) makes the set something special. Highlights include "When Lights Are Low," "I'm in the Mood for Swing," "Key Largo," "Doozy," "Lonely Woman" and "Only Trust Your Heart," but all 11 songs are enjoyable and swinging. ~ Scott Yanow

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  • UPC: 013431441229
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