Dinah Washington records ‘Dinah Washington Sings Fats Waller’ for Emarcy (1957)

Dinah Washington Sings Fats Waller’ is an album featuring twelve songs penned or performed by the legendary pianist and recorded on October 1, 2, 4, November 20, 1957 and released the same year by Emarcy.

Track Listing : 1.Christopher Columbus (Chu Berry, Andy Razaf) – 02:45 . 2.Tain’T Nobody’S Biz-Ness If I Do (Porter Grainger, Robert Graham Prince, Clarence Williams) – 03:25 . 3.Jitterbug Waltz (Fats Waller) – 02:45 . 4.Someone’S Rocking My Dreamboat (Leon René, Emerson Scott) – 01:58 . 5.Ain’T Cha Glad? (Fats Waller, Andy Razaf) – 02:43 . 6.Squeeze Me (Fats Waller, Clarence Williams) – 02:07 . 7.Ain’T Misbehavin” (Fats Waller, Harry Brooks, Andy Razaf) – 02:32 . 8.Black And Blue (Fats Waller, Harry Brooks, Andy Razaf) – 02:55 . 9.Everybody Loves My Baby (Spencer Williams, Jack Palmer) – 02:36 . 10.I’Ve Got A Feeling I’M Falling (Fats Waller, Harry Link, Billy Rose) – 02:23 . 11.Honeysuckle Rose (Fats Waller, Andy Razaf) – 02:33 . 12.Keepin’ Out Of Mischief Now (Fats Waller, Andy Razaf) – 02:34

Musicians : Dinah Washington – Lead Vocals . Eddie Chamblee – Saxophone (Tenor), Vocals . Benny Golson – Saxophone (Tenor) . Hal Mckusick – Saxophone (Alto) . Sahib Shihab – Saxophone (Alto) . Jerome Richardson – Flute, Saxophone (Alto) . Frank Wess – Flute, Saxophone (Tenor) . Jack Wilson – Piano . Patti Bown – Piano . Jimmy Cleveland – Trombone . Rod Levitt – Trombone (Bass) . Melba Liston – Trombone . Julian Priester – Trombone . Chauncey Welsch – Trombone . Sonny Russo – Trombone . Johnny Coles – Trumpet . Ray Copeland – Trumpet . Reunald Jones – Trumpet . Joe Newman Quartet – Trumpet . Ernie Royal – Trumpet . Doc Severinsen – Trumpet . Charlie Shavers – Trumpet . Clark Terry – Trumpet . Charles Davis – Saxophone (Baritone) . Richard Evans – Bass . Freddie Green – Guitar . Wesley Landers – Percussion . Sebastian Muro – Guitar . Charlie Persip – Drums . Ernie Wilkins – Conductor

Production : Produced By Bob Shad

Package : Leonard Feather – Liner Notes

Recorded On October 1, 2, 4, November 20, 1957.

Released In 1957 By Emarcy.

Package : Sam Antupit – Design . Pete Turner – Photography .

Dinah Washington Sings Fats Waller

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Topped off with solidly swinging charts by Ernie Wilkins and fine backing by an all-star band, the date registers as one of Dinah Washington‘s best and most enjoyable records. […]

minuszero @ RateYourMusic
Dinah’s vocals shine but the heavily orchestrated arrangements have dated. […]

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