Sarah Vaughan records ‘Sarah Sings Soulfully’ arranged by Gerald Wilson (1963)

Sarah Vaughan‘s ‘Sarah Sings Soulfully’ is a studio album recorded on June 6,12, 1963 and arranged by Gerald Wilson.


Sarah Vaughan records ‘Sarah Sings Soulfully’ arranged by Gerald Wilson (1963)

Track Listing : 1.A Taste Of Honey (Ric Marlow, Bobby Scott) – 03:14 . 2.What Kind Of Fool Am I? (Leslie Bricusse, Anthony Newley) – 03:22 . 3.Guess I’Ll Hang My Tears Out To Dry (Sammy Cahn, Jule Styne) – 04:09 . 4.Sermonette (Cannonball Adderley, Jon Hendricks) – 04:19 . 5.In Love In Vain (Jerome Kern, Leo Robin) – 04:59 . 6.Gravy Waltz (Steve Allen, Ray Brown) – 02:19 . 7.The Good Life (Sacha Distel, Jack Reardon) – 03:07 . 8.Moanin’ (Jon Hendricks, Bobby Timmons) – 03:12 . 9.’Round Midnight (Bernie Hanighen, Thelonious Monk, Cootie Williams) – 03:34 . 10.Easy Street (Alan Rankin Jones) – 03:30 . 11.Baby, Won’T You Please Come Home (Charles Warfield, Clarence Williams) – 03:09 . 12.Midnight Sun (Sonny Burke, Lionel Hampton, Johnny Mercer) – 05:34

Musicians : Sarah Vaughan – Vocals . Teddy Edwards – Tenor Saxophone . Ernie Freeman – Electric Organ, Double Bass, Guitar . Carmell Jones – Trumpet . Milt Turner – Drums

Production : Produced By Teddy Reig . Gerald Wilson

Arrangements : Gerald Wilson

Package : Steve Voce – Liner Notes

Recorded On June 6,12, 1963.

Released In 1963 By Roulette.

(Source Sarah Vaughan ‘s ‘Sarah Sings Soulfully’ | Sarah Vaughan @ Wikipedia)


Through The Rear Window
The result is absolutely breathtaking. Sassy here not only showcases very precise interpretative skills but also her brilliant musicianship on every track; more importantly, Sarah’s impeccable vocal technique never outweighs the language of the soul. […]

Her Roulette years would prove to be as checkered as they were prolific. Given the musical tenure of the time, with the popularity of pop and jazz singers fading faster than Eddie Fisher’s marriage, […]

Sarah Vaughan‘s final Roulette session before going back to Mercury was one of her best. Some of the tunes (such as A Taste of Honey, What Kind of Fool Am I and The Good Life) do not look all that promising but Sassy was near the peak of her powers during this era. […]


Sarah Vaughan ‘s ‘Sarah Sings Soulfully’


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