Abbey Lincoln records her third album : ‘It’s Magic,’ with Benny Golson, Wynton Kelly et al (1958)

Abbey Lincoln’s ‘It’s Magic’ is her third album recorded on July 24 and August 15, 1958 and released the same year by Riverside.

Track Listing : 1.I Am In Love (Cole Porter) – 02:49 . 2.It’S Magic (Sammy Cahn, Jule Styne) – 04:03 . 3.Just For Me (Jimmy Komack) – 03:36 . 4.An Occasional Man (Ralph Blane, Hugh Martin) – 03:23 . 5.Ain’T Nobody’S Business (Porter Grainger, Everett Robbins) – 04:29 . 6.Out Of The Past (Benny Golson, Jon Hendricks) – 04:46 . 7.Music, Maestro, Please! (Herb Magidson, Allie Wrubel) – 03:18 . 8.Love (Ralph Blane, Hugh Martin) – 02:41 . 9.Exactly Like You (Dorothy Fields, Jimmy Mchugh) – 02:55 . 10.Little Niles (Randy Weston, Jon Hendricks) – 05:03


Chuck Stewart

Musicians : Abbey Lincoln – Vocals . Kenny Dorham – Trumpet On (3 – 4 – 5 – 7 – 9) . Art Farmer – Trumpet On (1 – 2 – 6 – 8 – 10) . Curtis Fuller – Trombone On (1 – 3 – 4 – 7 – 8) . Benny Golson – Tenor Saxophone . Jerome Richardson – Baritone Saxophone, Flute On (3 – 4 – 7) . Sahib Shihab – Baritone Saxophone, Flute On (1 – 8) . Wynton Kelly – Piano . Paul Chambers – Bass On (3-5 – 7 – 9) . Sam Jones – Bass On (1 – 2 – 6 – 8 – 10) . Philly Joe Jones – Drums

Production : Produced By Orrin Keepnews . Jack Higgins – Engineer

Package : Paul Bacon – Cover Design . Orrin Keepnews – Liner Notes . Chuck Stewart asterisques RVM – Cover Photo

Recorded On July 24 And August 15, 1958.

Released In 1958 By Riverside.

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allmusic
Because Abbey Lincoln has always been careful to sing songs that have a deep meaning for her, all of her recordings through the years are memorable in their own way; there are no duds in her discograph […]

The Guardian
Lincoln is an eloquent singer – not grandiose like Sarah Vaughan, or improvisationally untouchable like Ella Fitzgerald, she’s perhaps closest to Billie Holiday in directness and emotional courage. […]

Abbey Lincoln’s ‘It’s Magic’

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