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George & Ira Gershwin
The Gershwin Songbook - 'S Paradise (The Instrumentals)

Compil. 1995 on Verve Records label
Jazz (Bop, Latin Jazz, Big Band, Swing, Cool Jazz)

℗ 1995 PolyGram Records, Inc. This compilation ℗ 1995 PolyGram Records, Inc. Liner Notes from October 1994. Phil Bailey is the host of Jazz Today on WFPL in Louisville, Kentucky.

PortraitGeorge & Ira Gershwin US
album by
Phil Bailey
liner notes, compiled by, selected and sequenced
PortraitIra Gershwin voc, 1896-1983 US
lyrics by
PortraitLouis Bellson dr, 1924-2009 IT
performer on track, drums
Bob Peterson b, 1950-2002 US
PortraitJoe Puma g, 1927-2000 US
PortraitDon Elliott tr, vib, 1926-1984 US
mellophone, vibraphone
Ralph Martin p, 1935-2010 US
PortraitBill Evans p, 1929-1980 US
performer on track, piano
PortraitJim Hall g, 1930-2013 US
PortraitDuBose Heyward 1885-1940 US
lyrics by
PortraitBuddy DeFranco cl, 1923-2014 US
performer on track, clarinet
PortraitEugene Wright b, *1923 US
Bobby White dr, *1926 US
PortraitSonny Clark p, 1931-1963 US
PortraitColeman Hawkins ts, 1904-1969 US
performer on track, tenor saxophone
PortraitRay Brown b, 1926-2002 US
PortraitAlvin Stoller dr, 1925-1992 US
PortraitHerb Ellis g, 1921-2010 US
PortraitOscar Peterson p, 1925-2007 CA
PortraitBarney Kessel g, 1923-2004 US
PortraitBallard MacDonald 1882-1935 US
lyrics by
PortraitBuddy G. De Sylva 1895-1950 US
lyrics by
PortraitKenny Burrell g, *1931 US
performer on track, guitar
PortraitGeorge Shearing p, 1919-2011 GB
performer on track, piano
PortraitJohn Levy b, 1912-2012 US
PortraitDenzil Best dr, 1917-1965 US
PortraitChuck Wayne g, 1923-1997 US
PortraitStan Getz ts, 1927-1991 US
performer on track, tenor saxophone
PortraitJohn Neves b, 1930-1988 US
PortraitRoy Haynes dr, *1925 US
PortraitSteve Kuhn p, *1938 US
PortraitBob Brookmeyer tb, 1929-2011 US
trombone, valves trombone
PortraitJimmy Cleveland tb, 1926-2008 US
performer on track, trombone
PortraitQuincy Jones voc, tr, *1933 US
arranged by
PortraitCecil Payne bs, 1922-2007 US
baritone saxophone
PortraitOscar Pettiford b, 1922-1960 US
PortraitOsie Johnson dr, 1923-1966 US
PortraitBarry Galbraith g, 1919-1983 US
PortraitHank Jones p, 1918-2010 US
PortraitLucky Thompson ts, 1924-2005 US
tenor saxophone
PortraitErnie Royal tr, 1921-1983 US
PortraitToshiko Akiyoshi p, *1929 JP
performer on track, piano
PortraitGene Cherico b, 1935-1994 US
PortraitJake Hanna dr, 1931-2010 US
PortraitTal Farlow g, 1921-1998 US
performer on track, arranged by, guitar
PortraitMilt Hinton b, 1910-2000 US
PortraitBobby Jaspar ts, fl, 1926-1963 BE
PortraitClifford Brown tr, 1930-1956 US
performer on track, trumpet
PortraitNeal Hefti tr, 1922-2008 US
arranged by, conductor
PortraitGeorge Morrow b, 1925-1992 US
PortraitMax Roach dr, 1924-2007 US
PortraitRichie Powell p, 1931-1956 US
Ernie Furtado b, 1923-1995 US
Al Beldini dr,
PortraitArt Tatum p, 1909-1956 US
performer on track, piano
Nichell Delvaille coordinator, design
Aric Lach Morrison coordinator, production coordinated by
Étsuko Iseki design, art designed and directed by
Richard Seidel executive producer
Peter Pullman liner notes, notes edited by
Suha Gur mastered by
Herman Leonard photography by, photographs of musicians
Ben Young research
Michael Lang supervised by
Album Tracks
No Title Artist Composer Duration
1Fascinating RhythmLouis Bellson4:15
2My Man's Gone NowBill EvansDuBose Heyward6:44
3MineBuddy DeFranco6:27
4How Long Has This Been Going On?Coleman Hawkins3:54
5Somebody Loves MeOscar PetersonBallard MacDonald, Buddy G. De Sylva3:22
6Prelude IIKenny Burrell2:17
7They All LaughedGeorge Shearing2:31
8Nice Work If You Can Get ItStan Getz5:55
9I Loves You, PorgyBill EvansDuBose Heyward5:40
10Love Is Here To StayJimmy Cleveland3:31
11The Man I LoveToshiko Akiyoshi5:58
12A Foggy DayTal Farlow3:22
13Strike Up The BandOscar Peterson3:15
14Embraceable YouClifford Brown3:01
15'S WonderfulDon Elliott5:12
16Someone To Watch Over MeArt Tatum3:10
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