Personnel: Mickey Baker (guitar, drums); George Barnes (guitar); Al Caiola (banjo); Budd Johnson (baritone saxophone); Emmett Berry, Shad Collins (trumpet); John Barrow (flugelhorn); Lawrence D. Brown (trombone); Dick Hyman, Ernie Hayes (piano); Teddy Charles (vibraphone); Phil Kraus (xylophone); Connie Kay, Panama Francis (drums).
Liner Note Author: Dave Penny.
Recording information: New York, NY (02/20/1955-02/09/1957).
One of Atlantic Records' first female R&B superstars, LavernBaker was a consistent chart presence throughout the 1950s. This set from the French series CLASSICS R&B brings together choice cuts from what is arguably the singers prime period.