Red Norvo The Modern Red Norvo (2-CD)

The Modern Red Norvo (2-CD)
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Format:  CD  (2 Discs)
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CD Details

  • Number of Discs: 2
  • Released:
  • Originally Released: 2002
  • Label: Savoy Jazz

Tracks on Disc 1:

  • Buy for $1.291.Congo Blues - (take C)
  • Buy for $1.292.Congo Blues - (take B)
  • Buy for $1.293.Hallelujah - (take F)
  • Buy for $1.294.Hallelujah - (take E)
  • Buy for $1.295.Slam Slam Blues - (take B)
  • Buy for $1.296.Slam Slam Blues - (take A)
  • Buy for $1.297.Get Happy - (take D)
  • Buy for $1.298.Get Happy - (take B)
  • Buy for $1.299.Swedish Pastry - (take 2)
  • Buy for $1.2910.Swedish Pastry - (take 1)
  • Buy for $1.2911.Cheek To Cheek
  • Buy for $1.2912.Cheek To Cheek
  • Buy for $1.2913.Cheek To Cheek - (previously unreleased, Take 5)
  • Buy for $1.2914.Night And Day
  • Buy for $1.2915.Night And Day - (alternate take)
  • Buy for $1.2916.Time And Tide
  • Buy for $1.2917.Prelude To A Kiss
  • Buy for $1.2918.'Deed I Do
  • Buy for $1.2919.Mood Indigo
  • Buy for $1.2920.Mood Indigo - (previously unreleased)

Tracks on Disc 2:

  • Buy for $1.291.September Song - (take 2)
  • Buy for $1.292.Move - (take 3, master)
  • Buy for $1.293.I've Got You Under My Skin - (take 4, master)
  • Buy for $1.294.I'll Remember April - (take 2)
  • Buy for $1.295.I'll Remember April - (take 3)
  • Buy for $1.296.I Get A Kick Out Of You - (take 5, master)
  • Buy for $1.297.I Can't Believe That You're In Love With Me - (take 5)
  • Buy for $1.298.Little White Lies - (take 1)
  • Buy for $1.299.Have You Met Miss Jones? - (take 6)
  • Buy for $1.2910.Zing, Went The Strings Of My Heart - (take 3, master)
  • Buy for $1.2911.If I Had You - (take 4)
  • Buy for $1.2912.If I Had You - (take 2)
  • Buy for $1.2913.This Can't Be Love - (take 3, master)
  • Buy for $1.2914.This Can't Be Love - (take 1)
  • Buy for $1.2915.This Can't Be Love - (take 2)
  • Buy for $1.2916.Godchild - (take 5)
  • Buy for $1.2917.Godchild - (take 1, master)
  • Buy for $1.2918.Godchild - (take 2)
  • Buy for $1.2919.Godchild - (take 3)
  • Buy for $1.2920.I'm Yours - (take 3)
  • Buy for $1.2921.I'm Yours - (take 2)

Product Description:

Personnel: Red Norvo (vibraphone); Charlie Parker (alto saxophone); Flip Phillips (tenor saxophone); Dizzy Gillespie (trumpet); Teddy Wilson (piano); Tal Farlow (guitar); Charles Mingus, Slam Stewart (bass); J.C. Heard, Specs Powell (drums).
Includes liner notes by Orrin Keepnews and Gary Burton.
Personnel: Red Norvo (vibraphone); Tal Farlow (guitar); Charlie Parker (alto saxophone); Flip Phillips (tenor saxophone); Dizzy Gillespie (trumpet); Teddy Wilson (piano); J.C. Heard, Specs Powell (drums).
Liner Note Authors: Orrin Keepnews; Gary Burton .
Recording information: Radio Recorders, Hollywood, CA (06/06/1945-04/13/1951); United Broadcasting Studio A, Chicago, IL (06/06/1945-04/13/1951); WOR STudios, New York, NY (06/06/1945-04/13/1951).
Photographers: Frank Driggs; Bob Parent.
This two-disc compilation, one of the first in a new series by the rekindled Savoy Jazz label, documents the masterful bop vibraphone of Red Norvo. The first eight tracks of disc one feature Norvo with his Selected Sextet of 1945, an astonishing lineup indeed: Dizzy Gillespie on trumpet, Charlie Parker on alto, Flip Phillips on tenor, Teddy Wilson on piano, Slam Stewart on bass, and J.C. Heard or Specs Powell on drums. The remainder of disc one and all of disc two focus on Norvo's timeless, drummerless trio with guitarist Tal Farlow and bassist Charles Mingus. These are the 1950-1951 sessions that gave listeners the Move! album; here most of the tunes appear back to back with at least one alternate take (three in the case of George Wallington's "Godchild"). Tunes that don't appear on Move! -- like "Little White Lies," "Time and Tide," "I'm Yours," and a few others -- can be found on The Savoy Sessions, a single disc released in 1995. But die-hard fans will want to study these alternates, particularly versions of "Night and Day" and "Cheek to Cheek" that were previously unreleased on CD and LP. Additional bonuses include thorough annotation, sepia photographs, sleek black-and-silver packaging, and essays by producer Orrin Keepnews and Norvo disciple Gary Burton. ~ David R. Adler

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  • UPC: 795041711328
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