Sarah Vaughan’s ‘In the Land of Hi-Fi’

Sarah Vaughan’s ‘In the Land of Hi-Fi’ is a studio album recorded on October 26,27 1955 and released the same year by Emarcy.

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Track Listing : 1.Over The Rainbow (Harold Arlen, Yip Harburg) – 03:30 . 2.Soon (George Gershwin, Ira Gershwin) – 02:37 . 3.Cherokee (Ray Noble) – 02:32 . 4.I’Ll Never Smile Again (Ruth Lowe) – 02:35 . 5.Don’T Be On The Outside (George Kelly, Mayme Watts, Sidney Wyche) – 03:01 . 6.How High The Moon (Nancy Hamilton, Morgan Lewis) – 02:36 . 7.It Shouldn’T Happen To A Dream (Duke Ellington, Don George, Johnny Hodges) – 03:20 . 8.Sometimes I’M Happy (Irving Caesar, Vincent Youmans) – 02:57 . 9.Maybe (George Gershwin, Ira Gershwin) – 02:34 . 10.An Occasional Man (Ralph Blane, Hugh Martin) – 02:33 . 11.Why Can’T I? (Lorenz Hart, Richard Rodgers) – 02:54 . 12.Oh My (Joe Greene) – 02:21

Musicians : Sarah Vaughan – Vocals . Ernie Wilkins – Arranger, Conductor . The Ernie Wilkins Orchestra – Orchestra . Ernie Royal – Trumpet . Bernie Glow – Trumpet . Kai Winding – Trombones, Trumpet . J. J. Johnson – Trombones, Trumpet . Cannonball Adderley – Alto Saxophone . Sam Marowitz – Alto Saxophone . Jerome Richardson – Flute, Tenor Saxophone . Jimmy Jones – Piano . Turk Van Lake – Guitar . Joe Benjamin – Double Bass . Roy Haynes – Drums

Production : Produced By Bob Shad

Package : Ellie Hughes – Artwork, Design . Tom Hughes – Artwork, Design

Recorded On October 26,27 1955.

Released In 1955 By Emarcy.

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epinions
As a huge Sarah Vaughan fan, I own many of her albums recorded over 30 to 40 years of her career. This is my favorite. […]

allmusic
.. the great singer is in superior form during these concise (around three minutes apiece) performances, particularly on “Soon,” “Cherokee,” “I’ll Never Smile Again,” and “An Occasional Man.” A strong session. […]

JazzTimes
The album’s one flaw is an overly stylized “Over the Rainbow” that offers a hint of the mannered approach that would sometimes mar Vaughan’s later work. […]

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