With  Jimmy Jones and the Basie-Ites
  • Beverly Kenney Beverly Kenney
  • Jimmy Jones Jimmy Jones

Beverly Kenney

With Jimmy Jones and the Basie-Ites

Fresh Sound Records

Personnel:
Beverly Kenney (vcl), Joe Newman (tp), Frank Wess (ts, fl), Jimmy Jones (p), Freddie Green (g), Eddie Jones (b), Jo Jones (d)

Reference: FSRCD 033

Bar code: 8427328600330

Tracklisting:
01. Nobody Else But Me (Hammerstein-Kern) 3:23
02. The More I See You (Gordon-Warren) 3:08
03. Old Buttermilk Sky (Brooks-Carmichael) 2:45
04. I Never Has Seen Snow (Arlen-Capote) 3:50
05. A Fine Romance (Fields-Kern) 2:54
06. Who Cares What People Say (Jerome-Scholl) 2:35
07. Makin' Whoopee (Donaldson-Kahn) 2:05
08. The Charm of You (Cahn-Styne) 2:28
09. Isn't This a Lovely Day? (Irving Berlin) 3:15
10. Mairzy Doats (Drake-Hoffman-Livingston) 2:44
11. My Kind of Love (Holdeman-Sherman-Trace) 2:25
12. Can't Get Out of This Mood (Loesser-McHugh) 2:47

Originally issued as Roost RLP 2218

Personnel:
Beverly Kenney (vocals), Joe Newman (trumpet), Frank Wess (tenor sax, flute), Jimmy Jones (piano), Freddie Green (guitar), Eddie Jones (bass), Jo Jones (drums).
Recorded in New York City, 1956

Liner notes: Barry Ulanov
Produced for CD release by Jordi Pujol
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Review:

"Beverly Kenney, one of the most interesting jazz singers of the mid-'50s, led just three albums in her brief career. This set, reissued by the Spanish Fresh Sound label, teams Kenney with pianist Jimmy Jones, four then-current members of Count Basie's band (trumpeter Joe Newman, Frank Wess on tenor and flute, rhythm guitarist Freddie Green, and bassist Eddie Jones), plus former Basie-ite Jo Jones on drums. The light but swinging backing is perfect for Kenney, who excels on such songs as "Nobody Else But Me," "A Fine Romance," "Isn't This a Lovely Day," and "Can't Get Out of This Mood." She deserves to be remembered."

Scott Yanow -All Music Guide

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$17.00  (tax incl.)

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