Benny Goodman’s ‘Together Again!’ is a reunion album recorded on February 13 & 14, 1963 with Lionel Hampton, Teddy Wilson and Gene Krupa and released the same year by RCA.
Track Listing : 1.Seven Come Eleven (Charlie Christian, Benny Goodman) – 04:25 . 2.Say It Isn’T So (Irving Berlin) – 03:55 . 3.I’Ve Found A New Baby (Jack Palmer, Spencer Williams) – 03:40 . 4.Somebody Loves Me (Buddy Desylva, George Gershwin, Ballard Macdonald) – 04:24 . 5.Who Cares? (George Gershwin, Ira Gershwin) – 03:07 . 6.Runnin’ Wild (Arthur Gibbs, Joe Grey, Leo Wood) – 03:23 . 7.I Got It Bad (And That Ain’T Good) (Duke Ellington, Paul Francis Webster) – 03:49 . 8.Dearest (Harry Akst, Benny Davis) – 03:35 . 9.I’Ll Get By (As Long As I Have You) (Fred E. Ahlert, Roy Turk) – 04:23 . 10.Four Once More (Benny Goodman) – 06:22
Musicians : Benny Goodman – Clarinet . Lionel Hampton – Vibraphone . Gene Krupa – Drums . Teddy Wilson – Piano . Lester Young – Sax
Production : Produced By George Avakian Mickey Crofford – Engineer . Ray Hall – Engineer
Package : George Avakian – Liner Notes . Scott Johnson – Art Direction . Ed Michel – Liner Notes . Chuck Stewart – Photography
Recorded On February 13 & 14, 1963 .
Released In 1963 By Rca.
In general, the classic swing stars avoided recreating their past triumphs and instead recorded veteran standards that they had missed the first time around. […]
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One of the best jazz combos ever… Man they can play…incredible stuff by a band that turned the jazz world around. […]