Jazz in Paris: The Pianist / Les Blue Stars

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Annotation

Recorded in 1955 (tracks 1-8) and in November 1954 (tracks 9-12) in Paris.
Reissue of the Barclay LP 88 001 (tracks 1-8) and the Barclay EP 70 004 (tracks 9-12).

Annotation last modified on 2014-11-25 18:10 UTC.

Tracklist

CD 1
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1The Continental
recorded in:
Paris, Île-de-France, France (in 1955)
double bass [bass]:
Herman Garst (in 1955)
drums (drum set):
Bernard Planchenault (in 1955)
piano:
Blossom Dearie (in 1955)
instrumental recording of:
The Continental (from the 1934 film "The Gay Divorcee") (in 1955)
lyricist:
Herb Magidson (in 1934)
composer:
Con Conrad (in 1934)
publisher:
Harms, Inc., Magidson Music, Inc., The Songwriters Guild and Warner Bros., Inc. (not for release label use!)
part of:
Academy Award for Best Original Song (number: 7)
Blossom Dearie2:46
2The Boy Next Door
recorded in:
Paris, Île-de-France, France (in 1955)
double bass [bass]:
Herman Garst (in 1955)
drums (drum set):
Bernard Planchenault (in 1955)
piano:
Blossom Dearie (in 1955)
instrumental recording of:
The Boy Next Door (in 1955)
lyricist:
Ralph Blane
composer:
Ralph Blane and Hugh Martin
publisher:
Bill-Bob Publ. Company, EMI Feist Catalog Inc., Harms, Inc., Leo Feist, Inc. and Warner Bros. Music (publisher; do NOT use as release label)
part of:
Meet Me in St. Louis (1944 film)
Blossom Dearie2:51
3They Can't Take That Away From Me
recorded in:
Paris, Île-de-France, France (in 1955)
double bass [bass]:
Herman Garst (in 1955)
drums (drum set):
Bernard Planchenault (in 1955)
piano:
Blossom Dearie (in 1955)
instrumental recording of:
They Can’t Take That Away From Me (from “Shall We Dance”) (in 1955)
lyricist:
Ira Gershwin (in 1937)
composer:
George Gershwin (composer) (in 1937)
publisher:
Chappell & Co., Inc. (USA), Chappell Music (UK), Chappell Music Ltd., Ira Gershwin Music, Warner/Chappell Music Holland BV, Warner/Chappell North America Limited (formerly incorporated as Marmalade Music Ltd., from 1968/09/19–1999/11/09), WB Music Corp. (1929-2019) and Gershwin Publishing Corp (in 1937)
part of:
An American in Paris (2015 Broadway musical)
part of:
Crazy for You (1992 musical)
part of:
Shall We Dance (1937 film soundtrack)
Blossom Dearie2:34
4Moonlight Saving Time (There Ought to Be A)
recorded in:
Paris, Île-de-France, France (in 1955)
double bass [bass]:
Herman Garst (in 1955)
drums (drum set):
Bernard Planchenault (in 1955)
piano:
Blossom Dearie (in 1955)
instrumental recording of:
Moonlight Saving Time (in 1955)
writer:
Irving Kahal and Harry Richman
Blossom Dearie2:35
5The Surrey With the Fringe on Top
recorded in:
Paris, Île-de-France, France (in 1955)
double bass [bass]:
Herman Garst (in 1955)
drums (drum set):
Bernard Planchenault (in 1955)
piano:
Blossom Dearie (in 1955)
instrumental recording of:
The Surrey With the Fringe on Top (in 1955)
orchestrator:
Robert Russell Bennett
lyricist:
Oscar Hammerstein II (collab with Rodgers)
composer:
Richard Rodgers
publisher:
EMI Music Publishing (do not use as a release label!), EMI Music Publishing Ltd. and Williamson Music Company (from 1943 to present)
part of:
Oklahoma! (Rodgers & Hammerstein musical)
Blossom Dearie2:56
6April in Paris
recorded in:
Paris, Île-de-France, France (in 1955)
double bass [bass]:
Herman Garst (in 1955)
drums (drum set):
Bernard Planchenault (in 1955)
piano:
Blossom Dearie (in 1955)
instrumental recording of:
April in Paris (in 1955)
lyricist:
Yip Harburg (in 1932)
composer:
Vernon Duke (in 1932)
publisher:
Chappell Music Ltd.
Blossom Dearie2:55
7Blue MoonBlossom Dearie2:43
8Down the Depths of the 90th Floor
recorded in:
Paris, Île-de-France, France (in 1955)
double bass [bass]:
Herman Garst (in 1955)
drums (drum set):
Bernard Planchenault (in 1955)
piano:
Blossom Dearie (in 1955)
instrumental recording of:
Down in the Depths (on the Ninetieth Floor) (from "Red Hot & Blue") (in 1955)
lyricist and composer:
Cole Porter (composer)
Blossom Dearie3:25
9La Légende du pays des oiseaux
recorded in:
Paris, Île-de-France, France (in 1954-11)
piano:
Michel Legrand (in 1954-11)
trumpet and baritone vocals:
Roger Guérin (in 1954-11)
vibraphone and tenor vocals [lead]:
Fats Sadi (Belgian vibraphonist aka Sadi Lallemand) (in 1954-11)
bass vocals:
Jean Mercadier (in 1954-11)
contralto vocals:
Blossom Dearie (in 1954-11) and Nadine Young (in 1954-11)
soprano vocals [first]:
Christiane Legrand (in 1954-11)
soprano vocals [second]:
Janine de Waleyne (in 1954-11)
tenor vocals [second]:
Christian Chevallier (in 1954-11)
piano arranger:
Michel Legrand
recording of:
La Légende du pays aux oiseaux (French lyric version of "Lullaby of Birdland")
lyricist:
Jean Constantin
composer:
George Shearing
translated version of:
Lullaby of Birdland (George Shearing/George David Weiss (as B. Y. Forster) jazz standard)
Les Blue Stars2:50
10Lettre à Virginie
recorded in:
Paris, Île-de-France, France (in 1954-11)
trumpet and baritone vocals:
Roger Guérin (in 1954-11)
vibraphone and tenor vocals [lead]:
Fats Sadi (Belgian vibraphonist aka Sadi Lallemand) (in 1954-11)
bass vocals:
Jean Mercadier (in 1954-11)
contralto vocals:
Blossom Dearie (in 1954-11) and Nadine Young (in 1954-11)
soprano vocals [first]:
Christiane Legrand (in 1954-11)
soprano vocals [second]:
Janine de Waleyne (in 1954-11)
tenor vocals [second]:
Christian Chevallier (in 1954-11)
Les Blue Stars3:04
11Toute ma joie
recorded in:
Paris, Île-de-France, France (in 1954-11)
trumpet and baritone vocals:
Roger Guérin (in 1954-11)
vibraphone and tenor vocals [lead]:
Fats Sadi (Belgian vibraphonist aka Sadi Lallemand) (in 1954-11)
bass vocals:
Jean Mercadier (in 1954-11)
contralto vocals:
Blossom Dearie (in 1954-11) and Nadine Young (in 1954-11)
soprano vocals [first]:
Christiane Legrand (in 1954-11)
soprano vocals [second]:
Janine de Waleyne (in 1954-11)
tenor vocals [second]:
Christian Chevallier (in 1954-11)
Les Blue Stars2:43
12Embrasse-moi bien
recorded in:
Paris, Île-de-France, France (in 1954-11)
trumpet and baritone vocals:
Roger Guérin (in 1954-11)
vibraphone and tenor vocals [lead]:
Fats Sadi (Belgian vibraphonist aka Sadi Lallemand) (in 1954-11)
bass vocals:
Jean Mercadier (in 1954-11)
contralto vocals:
Blossom Dearie (in 1954-11) and Nadine Young (in 1954-11)
soprano vocals [first]:
Christiane Legrand (in 1954-11)
soprano vocals [second]:
Janine de Waleyne (in 1954-11)
tenor vocals [second]:
Christian Chevallier (in 1954-11)
Les Blue Stars2:45

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Release Group

part of:Jazz in Paris (number: 94) (order: 100)