Paul Desmond’s ‘Summertime’

Paul Desmond’s ‘Summertime’ is an album recorded on October 10, 16 & 24, November 5 & 20 and December 26, 1968.

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Track Listing : 1.Samba (Struttin’) With Some Barbeque (Louis Armstrong, Don Raye) – 04:26 . 2.Olvidar (Don Sebesky) – 05:33 . 3.Ob-La-Di, Ob-La-Da (John Lennon, Paul Mccartney) – 02:12 . 4.Emily (Johnny Mandel, Johnny Mercer) – 04:45 . 5.Someday My Prince Will Come (Larry Morey, Frank Churchill) – 03:07 . 6.Autumn Leaves (Joseph Kosma, Johnny Mercer, Jacques Prévert) – 03:00 . 7.Where Is Love? (Lionel Bart) – 05:30 . 8.Lady In Cement (Hugo Montenegro) – 03:08 . 9.North By Northeast (Paul Desmond) – 04:30 . 10.Summertime (George Gershwin, Dubose Heyward) – 03:54

Musicians : Paul Desmond – Alto Saxophone . Wayne Andre – Trombone . Paul Faulise – Trombone . Urbie Green – Trombone . J. J. Johnson – Trombone . Bill Watrous – Trombone . Kai Winding – Trombone . Burt Collins – Trumpet, Flugelhorn . John Eckert – Trumpet, Flugelhorn . Joe Shepley – Trumpet, Flugelhorn . Marvin Stamm – Trumpet, Flugelhorn . Ray Alonge – French Horn . Jimmy Buffington – French Horn . Tony Miranda – French Horn . George Marge – Flute, Oboe . Bob Tricarico – Flute, Bassoon . Herbie Hancock – Piano . Jay Berliner – Guitar On (7, 8, 10) . Joe Beck – Guitar On (1) . Eumir Deodato – Guitar On (8) . Bucky Pizzarelli – Guitar On (3) . Frank Bruno – Bass On (3) . Ron Carter – Bass . Leo Morris – Drums . Mike Mainieri – Vibraphone . Joe Venuto – Marimba . Jack Jennings – Percussion . Airto Moreira – Percussion

Production : Produced By Creed Taylor . Don Sebesky – Arranger . Robert Honablue – Engineer

Recorded On October 10, 16 & 24, November 5 & 20 And December 26, 1968 At Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs.

Released 1969 By Cti.

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allmusic
Never before had Desmond’s alto been recorded so ravishingly — Rudy Van Gelder’s engineering gives it a new golden-mellow glow — and the original LP had a great, sarcastic cover: gleaming icicles. […]

blueberry @ RateYourMusic
A fine mix of bossa nova and cool jazz by one of the greatest alto sax players. Desmond’s style of playing is just perfect for an relaxed afternoon in a lounge. […]

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