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Paul Weston A Life in Music: Songwriter, Composer, Arranger (4-CD Box Set)

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CD Details

  • Number of Discs: 4
  • Released: January 26, 2009
  • Originally Released: 2009
  • Label: JSP Records

Tracks on Disc 1:

  • 1.Easy to Love
  • 2.You Do Something to Me
  • 3.Looking at You
  • 4.Why Shouldn't I
  • 5.I've Got My Eyes on You
  • 6.Yes, My Darling Daughter
  • 7.Daisy Bell
  • 8.Three Little Sisters
  • 9.G.I. Jive
  • 10.Accentuate the Positive
  • 11.On the Atchison, Topeka and the Santa Fe
  • 12.It Might as Well Be Spring
  • 13.Doctor, Lawyer and Indian Chief
  • 14.Dream
  • 15.Symphony
  • 16.Somewhere in the Night
  • 17.You Make Me Feel So Young
  • 18.A Fine Romance
  • 19.Deep Purple
  • 20.Orchids in the Moonlight
  • 21.The Freedom Train
  • 22.Cherokee
  • 23.So in Love
  • 24.A Rosewood Spinnet
  • 25.A Thought in My Heart
  • 26.Hot Canary
  • 27.Bop Went the Strings
  • 28.Raspa, La (Tu Maquina de Coser)

Tracks on Disc 2:

  • 1.Too Darned Hot
  • 2.Swedish Rhapsody
  • 3.Underneath the Arches
  • 4.Easter Parade
  • 5.Autumn Leaves
  • 6.Vie en Rose, La
  • 7.Some Enchanted Evening
  • 8.Bali Ha'i
  • 9.I'll Always Love You
  • 10.Nevertheless
  • 11.These Foolish Things
  • 12.So Long, It's Been Good to Know You
  • 13.Beloved Be Faithful
  • 14.Hey! Good Lookin'
  • 15.Wonderful Copenhagen
  • 16.Forgetting You
  • 17.Mr. Tap Toe
  • 18.A Little Kiss Goodnight
  • 19.A Guy Is a Guy
  • 20.Indiscretion
  • 21.We'll Be Together Again
  • 22.Blame It on My Youth
  • 23.Heartbroken
  • 24.Go Home Joe
  • 25.Granada
  • 26.Gigi
  • 27.Dutch Treat

Tracks on Disc 3:

  • 1.Vanity
  • 2.Gambella (The Gamblin' Lady)
  • 3.Cuban Love Song
  • 4.Adios
  • 5.Gone with the Wind
  • 6.Day by Day
  • 7.Someday Sweetheart
  • 8.Laughing at Life
  • 9.A Hundred Years from Today
  • 10.Lullaby in Rhythm
  • 11.Willow Weep for Me
  • 12.My Ohio Home
  • 13.Judy
  • 14.After You've Gone
  • 15.It's the Talk of the Town
  • 16.I'm Comin' Virginia
  • 17.Memories of You
  • 18.Nice Work If You Can Get It
  • 19.My Funny Valentine
  • 20.Emaline
  • 21.Skylar
  • 22.Judy - (featuring Matty Matlock)
  • 23.Louisiana
  • 24.Georgia on My Mind - (featuring Joe Howard)
  • 25.Between the Devil and the Deep Blue Sea
  • 26.I'm Confessin' (That I Love You) - (featuring Ziggy Elman)

Tracks on Disc 4:

  • 1.Love for Sale
  • 2.Underneath the Overpass
  • 3.Crescent City
  • 4.Vieux Carre
  • 5.Riverfront Blues
  • 6.Storyville
  • 7.Bayou St. John
  • 8.High Society
  • 9.Creole Songs and Dances: Un Deux Trois / Salangadou / Michei Preval
  • 10.Miss Lucy
  • 11.Ferryboat to Algiers
  • 12.Esplanade at Sunset
  • 13.Nobody Knows the Trouble I've Seen
  • 14.Mardi Gras
  • 15.It Might as Well Be Spring
  • 16.Poor Butterfly
  • 17.Autumn in New York
  • 18.Nola
  • 19.Stardust
  • 20.It's Magic
  • 21.Sunday, Monday or Always
  • 22.Jealousy
  • 23.Cocktails for Two
  • 24.Dizzy Fingers
  • 25.Three Coins in a Fountain
  • 26.You're Blase

Product Description:

Personnel: Darlene Edwards (vocals); George Van Eps (guitar); Paul Nero (violin); Eddie Miller, Ted Nash, Babe Russin (tenor saxophone); Clyde Hurley, Ziggy Elman (trumpet); William Schaefer, Joe Howard (trombone); Paul "Scooby" Smith, Stanley Wrightsman, Carl Fischer Orchestra, Jonathan Edwards (piano).
Liner Note Author: Geoff Wilding.
Recording information: Los Angeles, CA; New York, NY.
Arranger: Paul Weston.
While he was never exactly a household name, the talent of arranger, conductor, songwriter, and pianist Paul Weston was audible in quite a few households throughout much of the 20th century. And the box set, A LIFE, is most useful for the way it documents how that exceptional talent flourished in the Swing era and beyond. While Weston was one of the originators of instrumental mood music, he also provided distinctive arrangments for many of the best jazz and pop singers of the pre-rock years, including Lee Wiley, Doris Day, Dean Martin, Judy Garland, and especially his wife, Jo Stafford. There are wonderful examples of both styles in this thorough collection, along with contributions from jazz giants like guitarist Barney Kessel and trumeter Ziggy Elman.
JSP Records

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