Reference: DRCD 11253
As well as the terrific album "Wailers" (Norgran, 1956), which appears here on CD for the first time ever, there is also a rare session taken from a TV show, which also appears here for the first time on CD. It showcases DeFranco backed by a truly amazing all star group...
1. Cheek to Cheek
2. Let's Call the Whole Thing Off
3. Moonlight on the Ganges
4. Angel Eyes
5. A Fine Romance
7. How Long Has This Been Going On?
8. I Won't Dance
9. Sweet's Blues
10. Fascinating Rhythm
11. I Loves You Porgy
12. Now's the Time
Buddy DeFranco (cl), Harry "Sweets" Edison (tp), Jimmy Rowles (p), Barney Kessel (g), Bob Stone (b), Bobby White (d).
Recorded in Los Angeles, May 21, 1956.
#10-12: Bonus Tracks: Buddy DeFranco (cl), Sonny Clark (p), Tal Farlow (g), Gene Wright (b) & Bobby White (d).
Recorded live in Los Angeles, April 7, 1957 for the label Calliope Records.