Few people are as versatile as pianist/composer/arranger Andre Previn - this multiple Grammy and Academy Award-winner has succeeded in the worlds of Classical, Broadway, Jazz and Pop music. "4 To Go" provides a showcase for Previn with some of Jazz's most respected performers - Shelly Mann, Herb Ellis and Ray Brown, while "The Light Fantastic" is Previn's loving tribute to the incomparable Fred Astaire.
2 LPs on 1 CD: 4 TO GO!(1963)/THE LIGHT FANTASTIC: A TRIBUTE TO FRED ASTAIRE (1962).
Also available as part of the Collectables box THE LEGEND AT HIS BEST!
4 TO GO!:
Personnel: Andre Previn (piano); Herb Ellis (guitar); Ray Brown (bass); Shelly Manne (drums).
Originally released on Columbia. Includes original LP liner notes by Leonard Feather.
THE LIGHT FANTASTIC: A TRIBUTE TO FRED ASTAIRE:
Personnel: Andre Previn (piano); Red Mitchell (bass); Frank Capp (drums);.
Originally released on Columbia. Includes original LP liner notes by Edward Kleban.
Liner Note Authors: Edward Kleban; Leonard Feather.
In 1998, Collectables released 4 to Go!/The Light Fantastic, which contained two complete albums -- 4 to Go! (1963, originally released on Columbia) and The Light Fantastic (1963, also originally released on Columbia) -- by jazz pianist Andre Previn on one compact disc. ~ Tim Sendra