The Hi-Lo's And All That Jazz
Gene Puerling, Clark Burroughs, Bob Morse, Bob Strasen (vcl) with The Marty Paich Dek-Tette, feat. Jack Sheldon (tp), Bob Enevoldsen (v-tb), Vince DeRosa (fhr), Herb Geller (as), Bill Perkins (ts), Bud Shank (bs), Clare Fischer (p), Joe Mondragon (b)
This CD contains the most swinging album ever made by the Hi-Los: And All That Jazz (1958), in its entirety. This acclaimed jazz close-harmony vocal quartet featured Grammy award-winning arranger/composer Gene Puerling.
As a bonus, is the groups rare complete 1954 debut session with the Jerry Fielding Orchestra, as well as some of the vocal groups finest recordings of the period (1956-1960) accompanied by the bands of Marty Paich, Frank De Vol and Frank Comstock.
01. FASCINATIN RHYTHM (3:17)
02. SMALL FRY (3:22)
03. SOMETHING COMING [From 'West Side Story'] (2:47)
04. LOVE LOCKED OUT (3:21)
05. LADY IN RED (3:04)
06. AGOGICALLY SO (3:19)
07. SOME MINOR CHANGES (2:53)
08. THEN ILL BE TIRED OF YOU (4:33)
09. MAYFORTH (4:11)
10. MOON-FACED, STARRY EYED (2:19)
11. OF THEE I SING (2:41)
12. SUMMER SKETCH (3:41)
13. AUTUMN IN NEW YORK (3:26) (*) Bonus Track
14. MASSACHUSETTS (2:16) (*) Bonus Track
15. A NIGHTINGALE SANG IN BERKELEY SQUARE (3:34) (*) Bonus Track
16. SWING LOW, SWEET CHARIOT (2:23) (*) Bonus Track
17. LIFE IS JUST A BOWL OF CHERRIES (2:24) (*) Bonus Track
18. MY SUGAR IS SO REFINED (2:29) (*) Bonus Track
19. STORMY WEATHER (2:37) (*) Bonus Track
20. TENDERLY (2:16) (*) Bonus Track
21. BASIN STREET BLUES (3:15) (*) Bonus Track
22. GOODY GOODY (2:00) (*) Bonus Track
23. INDIANA (BACK HOME AGAIN IN INDIANA) (2:20) (*) Bonus Track
24. THEY DIDNT BELIEVE ME (2:44) (*) Bonus Track
25. PEG O MY HEART (2:39) (*) Bonus Track
26. MY BABY JUST CARES FOR ME (2:21) (*) Bonus Track
27. GEORGIA ON MY MIND (2:29) (*) Bonus Track
Total time: 78:54 min.
Tracks #1-12 from "The Hi-Lo's And All That Jazz" (Columbia CS-8077).
The Hi-Los: Gene Puerling, Clark Burroughs, Bob Morse, Bob Strasen, vocals on all tracks.
#1-12: The Marty Paich Dek-Tette: feat. Jack Sheldon (tp), Bob Enevoldsen (v-tb), Vince DeRosa (fhr), Herb Geller (as), Bill Perkins (ts), Bud Shank (bs), Clare Fischer (p), Joe Mondragon (b), Mel Lewis (d), Paich (dir, arr). Hollywood, June to August, 1958.
#13-15: Orchestra conducted by Marty Paich. Hollywood, Sep. 1960.
#16-21: Orchestra conducted by Frank Comstock. Hollywood, December 1956. #22-23: Orchestra conducted by Frank De Vol. Hollywood, July 1959.
#24-27: The Jerry Fielding Orchestra: featuring Conrad Gozzo (tp), Lloyd Ulyate (tb), Phil Urso, Buddy Collette (ts), Gerald Wiggins (p). Hollywood, April 1954.
"A popular group during the '50s, and one that even influenced some doo-wop bands, The Hi-Los weren't really a jazz unit, but more of a pop band that knew how to incorporate jazz's harmonic sensibilities. This was among their better albums, complete with catchy title."
Ron Wynn -All Music Guide