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Billy May, Glen Gray
Swing Era: Swingtime II

Album US 1999 on Time Life Music label
Jazz (Big Band, Swing)

This compilation features "modern" stereophonic re-creations recorded in the 1960s and early '70s of the original arrangements of 1930s and '40s Swing era recordings.

        
Musicians
PortraitBilly May tr, 1916-2004 US
album by, conductor, conductor, arranged by
PortraitGlen Gray as, cl, fl, 1906-1963 US
album by, conductor
PortraitBilly May And His Orchestra US
orchestra
PortraitGlen Gray & The Casa Loma Orchestra 1927-1963 US
orchestra
Suzanne Manlove
other, director, creative services
Bonnie Pritchard
other, director, licensing
Steven L. Janus
other, president
Martin Shampaine
other, senior vice president
Lynne O'Connor
other, special contributors
Tish King
other, special contributors
Jim Fishel
other, vice president
Lisa Kauffman
other, vice president
PortraitMark Stevens voc, US
other, vice president
Ned Haley
other, vice president
PortraitSy Oliver voc, tr, 1910-1988 US
written by, arranged by
Joe Bishop fh, 1907-1974 US
arranged by, written by
PortraitLarry Clinton tb, tr, cl, 1909-1985 US
arranged by
PortraitEdgar Sampson ts, 1907-1973 US
arranged by, written by
PortraitLennie Hayton p, 1908-1971 US
arranged by
PortraitEddie Durham tb, g, 1906-1987 US
arranged by, written by
PortraitArtie Shaw cl, 1910-2004 US
arranged by, written by, arranged by
PortraitDuke Ellington p, 1899-1974 US
arranged by, written by, written by, arranged by
PortraitJerry Gray vn, 1915-1976 US
arranged by
PortraitGlenn Miller tb, 1904-1944 US
conductor, written by, arranged by
Bob Grabeau voc,
vocals
Henri Woode voc, 1909-1994 US
arranged by
PortraitHelen Ward voc, 1913-1998 US
vocals
Red Bone tb,
arranged by
PortraitTommy Dorsey tb, 1905-1956 US
arranged by
PortraitEddie Heywood p, 1915-1989 US
arranged by
Joe Lipman p, US
arranged by
Deane Kincaide sax, bs, 1911-1992 US
arranged by
PortraitFletcher Henderson p, 1897-1952 US
arranged by
PortraitGene Roland tr, 1921-1982 US
arranged by
PortraitEileen Wilson
vocals
Edwin Wilcox p, 1907-1968 US
arranged by
PortraitBen Homer 1917-1975 US
arranged by, written by
PortraitCharlie Barnet as, ss, ts, 1913-1991 US
written by, arranged by
PortraitMel Powell p, 1923-1998 US
written by, arranged by
PortraitStan Kenton p, 1911-1979 US
conductor, written by, arranged by
Producers
WorkHorse Creative design
Robert Hull executive producer
Jeff Zaraya mastered by, mastering engineer
Gene Zacharewicz other, director, new product development
Alison Yaffie other, production director
Album Tracks
No Title Artist Composer Duration
1Opus One (Tommy Dorsey Version)Billy May, Glen GraySy Oliver3:00
2Woodchopper's Ball (Woody Herman Version)Billy May, Glen GrayJoe Bishop, Woody Herman3:20
3In A Persian Market (Larry Clinton Version)Billy May, Glen GrayAlbert W. Ketelbey3:09
4Don't Be That Way (Benny Goodman Version)Billy May, Glen GrayBenny Goodman, Edgar Sampson3:20
5Temptation (Artie Shaw Version)Billy May, Glen GrayNacio Herb Brown3:01
6Moon Glow (Benny Goodman Version)Billy May, Glen GrayEddie DeLange, Will Hudson3:24
7Topsy (Count Basie Version)Billy May, Glen GrayEddie Durham, Edgar Battle3:18
8Stardust (Artie Shaw Version)Billy May, Glen GrayHoagy Carmichael3:40
9Caravan (Duke Ellington Version)Billy May, Glen GrayDuke Ellington, Juan Tizol2:35
10Moonlight Cocktail (Glenn Miller Version)Billy May, Glen GrayKim Gannon, Martin Roberts3:08
11Goody Goody (Benny Goodman Version)Billy May, Glen GrayJohnny Mercer, Matty Malneck2:30
12Song Of India (Tommy Dorsey Version)Billy May, Glen GrayNikolai Rimsky-Korsakov3:03
13Don't Sit Under The Apple Tree (Glenn Miller Version)Billy May, Glen GrayCharles Tobias, Lew Brown, Sam H. Stept3:10
14Begin The Beguine (Eddie Haywood Version)Billy May, Glen GrayCole Porter3:20
15I Can't Get Started (Bunny Berigan Version)Billy May, Glen GrayVernon Duke3:47
16Moonlight Serenade (Glenn Miller Version)Billy May, Glen GrayGlenn Miller3:26
17March Of The Toys (Tommy Dorsey Version)Billy May, Glen GrayVictor Herbert3:12
18King Porter Stomp (Benny Goodman Version)Billy May, Glen GrayJelly Roll Morton3:06
19Tampico (Stan Kenton Version)Billy May, Glen GrayAllan Roberts, Doris Fisher2:37
20Nightmare (Artie Shaw Version)Billy May, Glen GrayArtie Shaw3:01
21Rhythm Is Our Business (Jimmie Lunceford Version)Billy May, Glen GrayJimmie Lunceford, Sammy Cahn, Saul Chaplin3:17
22Sentimental Journey (Les Brown Version)Billy May, Glen GrayBen Homer, Bud Green, Les Brown3:19
23Jumpin' At The Woodside (Count Basie Version)Billy May, Glen GrayCount Basie2:49
24I Let A Song Go Out Of My Heart (Duke Ellington Version)Billy May, Glen GrayDuke Ellington3:17
25Redskin Rhumba (Charlie Barnet Version)Billy May, Glen GrayCharlie Barnet2:35
26Mission To Moscow (Benny Goodman Version)Billy May, Glen GrayMel Powell2:48
27Carioca (Artie Shaw Version)Billy May, Glen GrayEdward Eliscu, Gus Kahn, Vincent Youmans3:11
28Pompton Turnpike (Charlie Barnet Version)Billy May, Glen GrayCharlie Barnet3:12
29Cherokee (Charlie Barnet Version)Billy May, Glen GrayRay Noble3:22
30Artistry In Rhythm (Stan Kenton Version)Billy May, Glen GrayStan Kenton3:42
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