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Nat King Cole Featuring Stan Kenton, Jo Stafford, Woody Herman, Johnny Mercer
Jazz Encounters

Compil. US 1992 on Capitol Jazz label
Jazz (Swing)

Tracks 1-3 recorded 1947-12-21 in New York. Tracks 4-9 recorded 1945-03-30 in Hollywood. Tracks 10-13 recorded 1946-03-23 in Hollywood. Tracks 14-15 recorded 1950-01-05 in Hollywood. Tracks 16-17 recorded 1949-11-07 in New York. Tracks 18-21 recorded 1947-08-20 in Hollywood. © ℗ 1992 Capitol Records, Inc.

        
Musicians
PortraitNat King Cole voc, p, 1919-1965 US
piano, vocals, piano, album by, written by
PortraitStan Kenton p, 1911-1979 US
album by
PortraitJo Stafford voc, 1917-2008 US
vocals, album by, arranged by
PortraitWoody Herman cl, as, 1913-1987 US
vocals, album by
PortraitJohnny Mercer voc, 1909-1976 US
vocals, album by, arranged by
PortraitArt Pepper as, 1925-1982 US
alto saxophone
PortraitGeorge Weidler sax, as,
alto saxophone
PortraitBenny Carter as, 1907-2003 US
alto saxophone, arranged by, written by
PortraitPaul Weston p, 1912-1996 US
arranged by
PortraitPete Rugolo key, tr, 1915-2011 US
arranged by, written by
PortraitBob Gioga bs, sax, 1905-1999 US
baritone saxophone
PortraitArtie Shapiro b, 1916-2003 US
bass
PortraitEddie Safranski b, 1918-1974 US
bass
Joe Comfort b, 1917-1988 US
bass
PortraitJohn Kirby b, cb, 1908-1952 US
bass
PortraitJohnny Miller b, 1915-1988 US
bass
PortraitBuddy DeFranco cl, 1923-2014 US
clarinet
PortraitBuster Bailey cl, 1902-1967 US
clarinet
PortraitBuddy Rich dr, 1917-1987 US
drums
Earl Hyde
drums
PortraitMax Roach dr, 1924-2007 US
drums
PortraitNick Fatool dr, 1915-2000 US
drums
PortraitShelly Manne dr, 1920-1984 US
drums
PortraitBilly Bauer g, 1915-2005 US
guitar
PortraitDave Barbour g, 1912-1965 US
guitar
PortraitIrving Ashby g, 1920-1987 US
guitar
Johnny Moore voc, g, 1906-1969
guitar
PortraitOscar Moore g, 1916-1981 US
guitar
Duncan Scheidt
photography by, inside
Fred Stulce sax, as, US
reeds
Harry Schuman ob,
reeds
Heinie Beau as, cl, sax, 1911-1987 US
reeds
PortraitBob Cooper ts, 1925-1993 US
tenor saxophone
PortraitCharlie Barnet as, ss, ts, 1913-1991 US
tenor saxophone
PortraitColeman Hawkins ts, 1904-1969 US
tenor saxophone
PortraitFlip Phillips ts, sax, 1915-2001 US
tenor saxophone
PortraitHerbie Haymer ts, sax, 1916-1949 US
tenor saxophone
Warren Weidler sax, ts,
tenor saxophone
PortraitMalcolm Addey
transferred by, digital transfer
PortraitJay Ranellucci US
transferred by, digital transfer
PortraitBart Varsalona tb, 1918-1984 US
trombone
PortraitBill Harris tb, 1916-1973 US
trombone
PortraitHarry Betts tb, 1922-2012 US
trombone
Harry Forbes tb, *1913
trombone
PortraitMilt Bernhart tb, 1926-2004 US
trombone
PortraitAl Porcino tr, 1925-2013 DE
trumpet
PortraitBill Coleman tr, voc, 1904-1981 FR
trumpet
PortraitBuddy Childers tr, 1926-2007 US
trumpet
PortraitDizzy Gillespie tr, 1917-1993 US
trumpet
PortraitErnie Royal tr, 1921-1983 US
trumpet
PortraitKen Hanna tr, 1921-1982 US
trumpet
PortraitRay Linn tr, 1920-1996 US
trumpet
PortraitRay Wetzel tr, 1924-1951 US
trumpet
PortraitGene Orloff vn, str, 1921-2009 US
violin
PortraitKay Starr voc, *1922 US
vocals
PortraitNellie Lutcher voc, p, 1912-2007 US
vocals
PortraitMetronome All Stars
performer on track
PortraitStan Kenton And His Orchestra
performer on track
The Capitol International Jazzmen
performer on track
Producers
Cynthia Cochrane art direction
Patrick Roques design
Michael Cuscuna liner notes, producer
William P. Gottlieb photography by, cover
Album Tracks
No Title Artist Composer Duration
1Leap Here (Alt. Take)Metronome All StarsNat King Cole3:20
2Leap HereMetronome All StarsNat King Cole3:21
3Metronome RiffStan Kenton And His OrchestraPete Rugolo2:12
4You Can Depend On MeThe Capitol International JazzmenCharles Carpenter, Earl Hines, Louis Dunlap2:57
5You Can Depend On Me (Alt. Take)The Capitol International JazzmenCharles Carpenter, Earl Hines, Louis Dunlap2:58
6If I Could Be With YouThe Capitol International JazzmenHenry Creamer, James Price Johnson2:11
7Stormy WeatherThe Capitol International JazzmenHarold Arlen, Ted Koehler3:12
8Riffamarole (Alt. Take)The Capitol International JazzmenBenny Carter2:35
9RiffamaroleThe Capitol International JazzmenBenny Carter2:18
10Baby, Won't You Please Come HomeJo StaffordCharles Warfield, Clarence Williams2:16
11CindyJo Stafford2:54
12Riding On The Gravy TrainJo StaffordBen Homer, Steve Graham, Sunny Skylar2:59
13I'll Be Home With You In Apple Blossom TimeJo StaffordAlbert Von Tilzer, Neville Fleeson3:03
14For You My LoveNat King ColePaul Gayten2:21
15Can I Come In For A SecondNat King ColeSammy Cahn2:18
16My Baby Just Cares For MeWoody HermanGus Kahn, Walter Donaldson2:15
17Mule TrainWoody HermanFred Glickman, Hy Heath, Johnny Lange2:54
18Save The Bones For Henry JonesJohnny MercerDanny Barker, Vernon Lee2:38
19My Baby Likes To Be-BopJohnny MercerWalter Bishop, Sr.2:25
20HarmonyJohnny MercerJimmy Van Heusen And Johnny Burke2:55
21You Can't Make Money Dreamin'Johnny MercerTerry Shand, William Dunham2:28
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