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Billy May, Glen Gray
Swing Era: The Postwar Years

Album US 2001 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 1940's Swing era recordings.

        
Musicians
PortraitBilly May tr, 1916-2004 US
album by, conductor, arranged by
PortraitGlen Gray as, cl, fl, 1906-1963 US
album by, conductor
Joe Sasfy US
other, consultant, compilation producer, recording producer
PortraitBilly May And His Orchestra US
orchestra
PortraitGlen Gray & The Casa Loma Orchestra 1927-1963 US
orchestra
Emily Rollert
other, coordinator, creative services
Suzanne Manlove
other, director, creative services
Genhel Mendenhall
other, manager, licensing
PortraitMark Stevens voc, US
other, president
Elizabeth Riedl
other, senior manager, creative services
Jennifer Thomas
other, senior manager, operations
Jan Stanley
other, special contributors
Suzanne G. Fox
other, special contributors
Tish King
other, special contributors
Mitchell Peyser
other, vice president, marketing
Gene Zacharewicz
other, vice president, new product development
PortraitSy Oliver voc, tr, 1910-1988 US
arranged by
PortraitTrummy Young tb, 1912-1984 US
vocals
PortraitRay Wetzel tr, 1924-1951 US
written by, arranged by
PortraitSkip Martin sax, bs, 1916-1974 US
arranged by
PortraitSonny Burke b, voc, *1914 US
arranged by, written by
Bill Stegmeyer cl, 1916-1968 US
written by, arranged by
PortraitBill Finegan p, 1917-2008 US
arranged by
Bobby Sherwood voc, tr, g, 1914-1981 US
written by, arranged by
PortraitRay Conniff tb, 1916-2002 US
arranged by
Bob Higgins tr, *1925
written by, arranged by
PortraitPaul Weston p, 1912-1996 US
arranged by, written by
Allan Davies
vocals
Jerry Whitman voc,
vocals
PortraitSue Allen voc, US
vocals
William Brown voc,
vocals
George M. Barden Jr.
arranged by
PortraitDuke Ellington p, 1899-1974 US
written by, arranged by
PortraitNeal Hefti tr, 1922-2008 US
arranged by, written by, written by, arranged by
PortraitNat King Cole voc, p, 1919-1965 US
vocals
PortraitLionel Hampton vib, 1908-2002 US
written by, arranged by
PortraitEileen Wilson
vocals
PortraitEdwin Finckel p, 1913-2001 US
arranged by
PortraitRalph Burns p, 1922-2001 US
written by, arranged by
PortraitStan Kenton p, 1911-1979 US
written by, arranged by
Producers
Charles McCardell compilation producer
WorkHorse Creative design
Robert Hull executive producer
Dennis Drake mastered by, mastering engineer
Dana Levitas other, manager, new product development
Album Tracks
No Title Artist Composer Duration
1Chicago (Tommy Dorsey Version)Billy May, Glen GrayFred Fisher2:50
2Intermission Riff (Stan Kenton Version)Billy May, Glen GrayRay Wetzel3:29
3I've Got My Love To Keep Me Warm (Les Brown Version)Billy May, Glen GrayIrving Berlin2:58
4Midnight Sun (Lionel Hampton Version)Billy May, Glen GrayLionel Hampton, Sonny Burke3:22
5Afternoon In August (Billy Butterfield Version)Billy May, Glen GrayBill Stegmeyer3:29
6Chloe (Tommy Dorsey Version)Billy May, Glen GrayNeil Moret3:13
7Sherwood's Forest (Bobby Sherwood Version)Billy May, Glen GrayBobby Sherwood3:39
8Blowin' Up A Storm (Woody Herman Version)Billy May, Glen GrayWoody Herman2:27
9September Song (Harry James Version)Billy May, Glen GrayKurt Weill3:00
10High On A Windy Trumpet (Les Brown Version)Billy May, Glen GrayBob Higgins2:44
11Dream (Pied Pipers Version)Billy May, Glen GrayJohnny Mercer3:00
12Tenderly (Randy Brooks Version)Billy May, Glen GrayWalter Gross2:55
13Happy-Go-Lucky Local (Parts 1 & 2) (Duke Ellington Version)Billy May, Glen GrayDuke Ellington5:59
14Wildroot (Woody Herman Version)Billy May, Glen GrayNeal Hefti, Woody Herman2:52
15The Good Earth (Woody Herman Version)Billy May, Glen GrayNeal Hefti2:33
16At Sundown (Tommy Dorsey Version)Billy May, Glen GrayWalter Donaldson2:53
17(Get Your Kicks On) Route 66 (Nat King Cole Version)Billy May, Glen GrayBobby Troup2:56
18Hamp's Walkin' Boogie (Lionel Hampton Version)Billy May, Glen GrayLionel Hampton3:01
19Lover's Leap (Les Brown Version)Billy May, Glen GrayBob Higgins3:03
20Rachel's Dream (Benny Goodman Version)Billy May, Glen GrayBenny Goodman3:03
21The Man With The Horn (Randy Brooks Version)Billy May, Glen GrayBonnie Lake, Jack Jenney3:01
22I Should Care (Tommy Dorsey Version)Billy May, Glen GrayAxel Stordahl, Paul Weston, Sammy Cahn2:59
23Lover (Gene Krupa Version)Billy May, Glen GrayRichard Rodgers3:06
24Bijou (Woody Herman Version)Billy May, Glen GrayRalph Burns3:29
25Carnegie Blues (Duke Ellington Version)Billy May, Glen GrayDuke Ellington3:11
26Autumn Serenade (Harry James Version)Billy May, Glen GrayPeter De Rose3:06
27Then I'll Be Happy (Tommy Dorsey Version)Billy May, Glen GrayCliff Friend3:09
28Concerto To End All Concertos (Parts 1 & 2) (Stan Kenton Version)Billy May, Glen GrayStan Kenton6:28
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