Complete New York Sessions 1955-1957 (2 LPs on 1 CD)
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Enrique Villegas

Complete New York Sessions 1955-1957 (2 LPs on 1 CD)

Fresh Sound Records

Personnel:
Enrique Villegas (p), Milt Hinton (b), Cozy Cole (d)

Reference: FSRCD 425

Bar code: 8427328604253

The playing of Argentinian pianist Enrique Villegas (1913-1986) was unique, exciting and continuously interesting, with a special character of its own founded on his classical training and jazz inclinations. He moved to the United States in 1955, when he was already well-known in his country, with the intention of establishing himself in North America as a Jazz pianist. His nightclub debut at the Cafe Bohemia was an instant success, and his performances were acclaimed by both critics and public.

His career was already on its way, but two years after his arrival in New York, he drastically decided, due to artistic discrepancies with his record label, to return to Buenos Aires. This CD contains the two historic trio albums Villegas recorded during his stint in New York City.


Tracklisting:
01. Aint Misbehavin
02. Yesterdays
03. What Is This Thing Called Love
04. Chopin Prelude
05. Lazy Bones
06. Where Or When
07. Sometimes Im Happy
08. Embraceable You
09. Poor Butterfly
10. Jelly Roll Blues
11. I Ain't Got Nobody
12. Black Beauty
13. Honeysuckle Rose
14. Rosetta
15. Jumpin' At The Woodside
16. Night In Tunisia
17. Django
18. Scruby
19. Western Reunion

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