Shirley Horn’s “You Won”t Forget Me” is a studio album recorded on June 12 & August 13, 1990 and featuring Miles Davis’ last appearance as a sideman.
Track listing : 1.The Music That Makes Me Dance (Bob Merrill, Jule Styne) – 06:32 . 2.Come Dance with Me (Sammy Cahn, Jimmy Van Heusen) – 02:47 . 3.Don’t Let the Sun Catch You Crying (Joe Greene) – 05:58 . 4.Beautiful Love (Haven Gillespie, Wayne King, Egbert Van Alstyne, Victor Young) – 03:38 . 5.Come Back to Me (Burton Lane, Alan Jay Lerner) – 03:43 . 6.Too Late Now (Burton Lane, Alan Jay Lerner) – 06:00 . 7.I Just Found Out About Love (Harold Adamson, Jimmy McHugh) – 02:24 . 8.It Had to Be You (Isham Jones, Gus Kahn) – 06:49 . 9.Soothe Me (Joe Greene) – 03:31 . 10.Foolin’ Myself (Jack Lawrence, Peter Tinturin) – 02:46 . 11.If You Go (Michel Emer, Geoff Parsons) – 08:57 . 12.You Stepped Out of a Dream (Nacio Herb Brown, Gus Kahn) – 03:44 . 13.You Won’t Forget Me (Kermit Goell, Fred Spielman) – 07:12 . 14.All My Tomorrows (Cahn, Van Heusen) – 06:22 .
Musicians : Shirley Horn – piano, vocals . Miles Davis – trumpet . Wynton Marsalis- trumpet . Buck Hill – tenor saxophone . Branford Marsalis – saxophone . Toots Thielemans – guitar, harmonica . Charles Ables – double bass . Buster Williams – bass . Billy Hart – drums . Steve Williams – drums .
Production Produced by Richard Seidel, Joel E. Siegel . Dave Baker – engineer, mixing . Joe Martin – assistant engineer . Julio Peña- assistant engineer . Bob Ludwig – mastering .
Packaging : The Bays – art direction . Alli – art direction, design . Frank Ockenfels – photography . Stanley Crouch – liner notes .
Recorded June 12, August 13, 1990 .
Released in 1991 by Verve.
The Compulsive Reader
Contemplative, loving, judging, remembering—that is the voice of singer and pianist Shirley Horn in “The Music that Makes Me Dance” from her album You Won’t Forget Me; and it is a song in which Shirley Horn’s warm piano uses silence as much as musical notes […]
The music here is mostly taken at a very leisurely tempoand the spare arrangements allow plenty of room for the music to breathe, proving that less is often more. […]