Joe Newman

Soft Swingin’ Jazz by The Happy Cats

Lone Hill Jazz

Joe Newman, Shirley Scott, Eddie Jones, Charlie Persip, Ernie Wilkins, Frank Wess, Frank Rehak, Connie Kaye

Reference: LHJ10213

Total time: 74:27 min.

Contains two complete 1957 and 1958 Coral albums:
Soft Swingin' Jazz
The Happy Cats
Both albums never previously released on CD!

This issue reunites two excellent discs recorded in 1957 and 1958, respectively, by the versatile and swinging trumpeter Joe Newman.
The first album present an unusual and stimulating quartet directed by Newman and featuring the excellent and forceful organist Shirley Scott, with bassist Eddie Jones, drummer Charlie Persip and in one title Ernie Wilkins on piano.
The other album offer a sextet date with two guests of honor saxophonist and flautist Frank Wess and trombonist Frank Rehak and a great rhythm section Johnny Acea on piano, Eddie Jones on bass, and Connie Kay on drums interpreting magnificent arrangements by Ernie Wilkins, Al Cohn and Quincy Jones.


1. Makin' whoopee
2. Threelittle words
3. Scotty
4. There's a small hotel
5. I let a song go out
6. Moonglow
7. Organ grinder's swing
8. Rosetta
9. Too marvelous for words
10. The farmer's daughter
11. Save your love for me
12. The happy cats
13. Cocktails for two
14. Later for the happenings
15. Buttercup
16. Robbin's nest
17. They can't take that away from me
18. Feather's nest
19. Mean to me
20. Between the devil and the deep blue sea
21. Joe's tune
22. I never knew


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