Teddy Wilson

Flawless Swing

Ocium Jazz

Personnel:
Teddy Wilson (p), Arvell Shaw, Al McKibbon, John Simmons, Aaron Bell (b), J.C. Heard, Kansas Fields, Buddy Rich, Denzil Best (d)

Reference: OCM CD 043

Bar code: 8435086700438

Teddy Wilson was the swing pianist par excellence. Influenced by Hines and Tatum, amongst others, Wilson managed to devise his own style that inspired future generations of pianists, with his virtuosity, coupled with precise elegance and refinement. His improvisations were always melodic lines full of inventiveness. This CD shows Teddy Wilson leading excellent trio recording sessions for Columbia in 1950 and four dates for Clef scheduled between December 1952 and September 1953. First-class music.


Tracklisting:

01. Just One Of Those Things (2:16)
02. Just Like A Butterfly (2:30)
03. Runnin Wild (1:32)
04. Ive Got The World On A String (2:46)
05. Fine And Dandy (1:41)
06. Ghost Of A Chance (2:01)
07. Honeysuckle Rose (1:55)
08. Between The Devil And The Deep Blue Sea (2:09)
09. Bess, You Is My Woman Now (2:44)
10. I Cant Give You Anything But Love (2:54)
11. After Youve Gone (3:03)
12. The One I Love (3:00)
13. Darn That Dream (2:18)
14. Tea For Two (3:20)
15. Lady Be Good (3:01)
16. Emaline (2:37)
17. Tenderly (3:10)
18. Everything Happens To Me (3:14)
19. Liza (2:28)
20. Nice Work If You Can Get It (2:59)
21. Air Mail Special (3:21)
22. Night And Day (3.00)
23. Cheek To Cheek (3:54)
24. East Of The Sun (3:10)
25. Autumn In New York (2:47)
26. Isnt It Romantic? (4:10)
27. You Go To My Head (3:09)

Total time: 75:10 min.


Tracks #1-7: Teddy Wilson (p); Arvell Shaw (b); J.C. Heard (d). Recorded in
New York, June 29, 1950.

Tracks #8-11: Teddy Wilson (p); Al McKibbon (b); Kansas Fields (d). Recorded in New York, August 25, 1950.

Tracks #12-15: Teddy Wilson (p); John Simmons (b); Buddy Rich (d). Recorded in New York, December 16, 1952.

Tracks #16-19: Teddy Wilson (p); Aaron Bell (b); Denzil Best (d). Recorded in New York, April 13, 1953.

Tracks #20-27: Teddy Wilson (p); Arvell Shaw (b); J.C. Heard (d). Recorded in New York, September 4 & 8, 1953.

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$11.68  (tax incl.)

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