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Teresa Brewer Songs of Bessie Smith / The Cotton Connection

Songs of Bessie Smith / The Cotton Connection
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2 Original LPs on 1 CD

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  • Released:
  • Originally Released: 2001
  • Label: Collectables Records
  • Original Album #1: Doctor Jazz 38836
  • Original Album #2: Doctor Jazz 40031

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Beginning as a novelty artist in the 1950's, Teresa Brewer soon eased into an acclaimed career as a jazz vocalist. Mercer Ellington and Count Basie direct the two stellar orchestras that accompany Ms. Brewer on these historic recordings on which she puts her own stamp on classics such as "Stormy Weather," "After You've Gone," and "Gimme A Pigfoot."


  • 1.Trombone Cholly
  • 2.Gulf Coast Blues
  • 3.Down Hearted Blues
  • 4.Baby Won't You Please Come Home
  • 5.St. Louis Blues
  • 6.After You've Gone
  • 7.I Ain't Got Nobody
  • 8.Gimme A Pigfoot
  • 9.I Ain't Gonna Play No Second Fiddle
  • 10.Them There Eyes
  • 11.Dinah
  • 12.All Of Me
  • 13.Dinah's In A Jam
  • 14.When My Sugar Walks Down The Street
  • 15.Ring Dem Bells
  • 16.Stormy Weather
  • 17.In A Mellow Tone
  • 18.Creole Love Call
  • 19.Duke's Place

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2 LPs on 1 CD: THE SONGS OF BESSIE SMITH (w/ Count Basie) (1983)/THE COTTON CONNECTION (w/ Mercer Ellington) (1985).
Personnel includes: Teresa Brewer (vocals); Count Basie (piano); Mercer Ellington (trumpet); Thad Jones (arranger); Eric Dixon (tenor saxophone); Sonny Cohn (trumpet); Henry Coker (trombone); Freddie Green (guitar); Norman Keenan (bass); Sonny Payne (drums).
Originally released on Doctor Jazz (38836) & Doctor Jazz (40031).
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Product Info:

  • Sales Rank: 20,735
  • UPC: 090431664124
  • Shipping Weight: 0.25/lbs (approx)
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