- Released: March 14, 2006
- Originally Released: 2001
- Label: Collectables Records
- Original Album #1: Columbia CL-6152 (1950)
- Original Album #2: Columbia CL-6201 (1952)
Description by OLDIES.com:
Influenced by jazz greats Oscar Peterson, Art Tatum, and Teddy Wilson, pianist Joe Buskin forged his own unique style that sustained him for a career lasting over sixty years. He has collaborated with a "Who's Who" of the jazz world, including Louis Armstrong, Billie Holiday, Bunny Berigan, Tommy Dorsey, Benny Goodman, and Louis Prima. These two original early 1950's Columbia albums include "If I Had You," "I've Got A Crush On You," and "California, Here I Come."
- 2.I've Got A Crush On You
- 3.They Say It's Wonderful
- 4.Portrait Of Tallulah
- 5.Here In My Arms
- 6.Pennies From Heaven
- 7.Everyday Is Christmas
- 8.The Lady Is A Tramp
- 10.If I Had You
- 11.Once In A While
- 12.California, Here I Come
- 13.They Can't Take That Away From Me
- 14.At Sundown
- 15.High Cotton
- 16.Ol' Man River
2 LPs on 1 CD: PIANO MOODS (1950)/AFTER HOURS (1951).
Personnel: Joe Buskin (piano); Buck Clayton (trumpet); Eddie Safranski, Sid Weiss (bass); Jo Jones (drums).
Originally released on Columbia.
Personnel: Joe Bushkin (piano); Buck Clayton (trumpet); Jo Jones (drums).
Jazz pianist Joe Bushkin gets the two-fer treatment on this CD, released by Collectables in 2001. Contains his full-length releases from 1950 and 1952. ~ Chris True