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George & Ira Gershwin
The Gershwin Songbook - 'S Wonderful

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

Mastered at PolyGram Studios. ℗ 1992 PolyGram Records, Inc. © 1992 PolyGram Records, Inc. This compilation ℗ 1992 PolyGram Records, Inc. Liner Notes from July 1992.

        
Musicians
PortraitGeorge & Ira Gershwin US
album by
James Isaacs
liner notes, compiled by, selected and sequenced
PortraitBillie Holiday voc, 1915-1959 US
performer on track
PortraitRed Mitchell b, 1927-1992 US
bass
PortraitLarry Bunker dr, vib, 1928-2005 US
drums
PortraitBarney Kessel g, 1923-2004 US
guitar
PortraitJimmy Rowles p, 1918-1996 US
piano
PortraitBen Webster ts, 1909-1973 US
tenor saxophone
PortraitHarry Edison tr, US
trumpet
PortraitHelen Merrill voc, *1930 US
performer on track
PortraitJohn Frigo b, vn, 1916-2007 US
bass
Freddie Rundquist g, 1918-2009 SE
guitar
PortraitDick Marx p, 1924-1997 US
piano
PortraitElla Fitzgerald voc, 1917-1996 US
performer on track
PortraitRay Brown b, 1926-2002 US
bass
PortraitLouis Bellson dr, 1924-2009 IT
drums
PortraitHerb Ellis g, 1921-2010 US
guitar
PortraitOscar Peterson p, 1925-2007 CA
piano
PortraitSarah Vaughan voc, 1924-1990 US
performer on track
PortraitJoe Benjamin b, 1919-1974 US
bass
PortraitRoy Haynes dr, *1925 US
drums
PortraitJimmy Jones p, 1918-1982
piano
PortraitDinah Washington voc, 1924-1963 US
performer on track
PortraitAnthony Ortega as, fl, *1928 US
alto saxophone
PortraitHal McKusick as, 1924-2012 US
alto saxophone
PortraitQuincy Jones voc, tr, *1933 US
arranged by
PortraitDanny Bank bs, bcl, 1922-2010 US
baritone saxophone
PortraitMilt Hinton b, 1910-2000 US
bass
PortraitOsie Johnson dr, 1923-1966 US
drums
PortraitBarry Galbraith g, 1919-1983 US
guitar
PortraitQuincy Jones And His Orchestra US
orchestra
Clarence Anderson p,
piano
PortraitJerome Richardson fl, ts, 1920-2000 US
tenor saxophone
PortraitLucky Thompson ts, 1924-2005 US
tenor saxophone
PortraitJimmy Cleveland tb, 1926-2008 US
trombone
PortraitQuentin Jackson tb, 1909-1976 US
trombone
PortraitUrbie Green tb, *1926 US
trombone
PortraitThomas Mitchell tb, 1926-2003 US
trombone, bass trombone
PortraitBernie Glow tr, 1926-1982 US
trumpet
PortraitClark Terry tr, fh, 1920-2015 US
trumpet
PortraitNick Travis tr, 1925-1964 US
trumpet
PortraitDon Elliott tr, vib, 1926-1984 US
vibraphone
PortraitBing Crosby voc, 1903-1977 US
performer on track
PortraitBuddy Bregman 1930-2017 US
arranged by
PortraitJoe Mondragon b, 1920-1987 US
bass
PortraitAlvin Stoller dr, 1925-1992 US
drums
PortraitThe Buddy Bregman Orchestra
orchestra
PortraitPaul Smith p, 1922-2013 US
piano
PortraitBob Cooper ts, 1925-1993 US
saxophone
PortraitBud Shank as, fl, 1926-2009 US
saxophone
Chuck Gentry sax, bs, 1911-1988 US
saxophone
Maurice Stein bcl,
saxophone
Ted Nash fl, as, 1922-2011 US
saxophone
PortraitGeorge Roberts tb,
trombone
PortraitJoe Howard tb, 1919-1995 US
trombone
PortraitLloyd Ulyate tb, 1927-2004 US
trombone
PortraitMilt Bernhart tb, 1926-2004 US
trombone
PortraitConrad Gozzo tr, 1922-1964 US
trumpet
PortraitMaynard Ferguson tr, 1928-2006 US
trumpet
PortraitPete Candoli tr, 1923-2008 US
trumpet
PortraitBetty Carter voc, 1929-1998 US
performer on track
PortraitMichael Bowie b, eb, *1961 US
bass
PortraitWinard Harper dr, *1962 US
drums
PortraitBenny Green p, *1963 US
piano
PortraitDon Braden ts, fl, *1963 US
tenor saxophone
The Gordons With Dizzy Gillespie
performer on track
PortraitPaul West b, *1934 US
bass
PortraitJ.C. Heard dr, 1917-1988 US
drums
PortraitWynton Kelly p, 1931-1971 US
piano
PortraitDizzy Gillespie tr, 1917-1993 US
trumpet
PortraitStuff Smith vn, voc, 1909-1967 US
violin
George Gordon voc, 1916-1982 US
vocals
George Gordon Jr. US
vocals
PortraitHoni Gordon voc, US
vocals
Richard Gordon voc, dr, perc, US
vocals
PortraitLouis Armstrong tr, voc, 1901-1971 US
performer on track, vocals, trumpet
PortraitRussell Garcia vib, 1916-2011 US
arranged by, conductor
PortraitFrank De Vol voc, 1911-1999 US
arranged by, conductor
PortraitJoe Williams voc, 1918-1999 US
performer on track
PortraitEddie Jones b, 1929-1997 US
bass
PortraitSonny Payne dr, 1926-1979 US
drums
PortraitFreddie Green g, 1911-1987 US
guitar
PortraitCount Basie Orchestra 1935-1950 US
orchestra
PortraitCount Basie p, 1904-1984 US
piano
PortraitBill Graham as, *1918 US
saxophone
Charlie Fowlkes bs, sax, 1916-1980 US
saxophone
PortraitFrank Foster ts, sax, 1928-2011 US
saxophone
PortraitFrank Wess fl, ts, sax, 1922-2013 US
saxophone
PortraitMarshall Royal as, sax, 1912-1995 US
saxophone
PortraitBenny Powell tb, 1930-2010 US
trombone
PortraitBill Hughes tb, *1930 US
trombone
Henry Coker tb, 1919-1979 US
trombone
PortraitJoe Newman tr, 1922-1992 US
trumpet
PortraitReunald Jones tr, 1930-1989 US
trumpet
PortraitThad Jones tr, 1923-1986 US
trumpet
PortraitWendell Culley tr, 1906-1983 US
trumpet
PortraitNina Simone voc, p, 1933-2003 US
performer on track, vocals, piano
PortraitLisle Atkinson b, *1940 US
bass
Bobby Hamilton p, perc, voc,
drums
PortraitRudy Stevenson g, 1929-2010 US
guitar
PortraitBill Henderson voc, *1926 US
performer on track
PortraitEd Thigpen dr, 1930-2010 US
drums
PortraitFred Astaire voc, 1899-1987 US
performer on track
PortraitCharlie Shavers tr, 1920-1971 US
trumpet
PortraitBlossom Dearie voc, p, 1924-2009 US
performer on track, vocals, piano
PortraitShirley Horn voc, p, 1934-2005 US
performer on track, vocals, piano
PortraitSteve Williams dr, *1980
drums
Charles Ables b, eb, 1943-2001 US
electric bass
Producers
Chris Thompson art direction
Rosado Design design
Peter Pullman liner notes, notes edited by
Cliff Preiss producer, additional production assistant
Matt Brown producer, additional production assistant
Phil Schaap producer, additional production assistant
Gary Mayo remastered by
Bob Porter research, tape research
Michael Lang supervised by
Album Tracks
No Title Artist Composer Duration
1They Can't Take That Away From MeBillie Holiday4:10
2SummertimeHelen Merrill3:24
3Let's Call The Whole Thing OffElla Fitzgerald4:12
4Embraceable YouSarah Vaughan4:47
5But Not For MeDinah Washington2:24
6They All LaughedBing Crosby2:40
7The Man I LoveBetty Carter7:39
8Oh, Lady Be Good!The Gordons (2) With Dizzy Gillespie4:11
9There's A Boat Dat's Leavin' Soon For New YorkLouis Armstrong4:51
10How Long Has This Been Going On?Ella Fitzgerald5:50
11'S WonderfulJoe Williams2:37
12I Loves You, PorgyNina Simone2:31
13I've Got A Crush On YouBill Henderson (3)4:01
14Fascinating RhythmFred Astaire2:42
15Someone To Watch Over MeBlossom Dearie5:58
16Our Love Is Here To StayShirley Horn3:35
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