Jazz in Paris: Cognac Blues

~ Release by Dizzy Gillespie (see all versions of this release, 1 available)

Annotation

Recorded March 25 (tracks 1-6), April 5 (7-8, 18-21) and 6 (9-15), 1952 at the Théâtre des Champs-Élysées and February 22, 1953 (16-17) in Paris.
Reissue of the Blue Star 78rpm discs 253 (tracks 2, 9), 254 (6, 11), 255 (1, 4), 256 (7-8), 257 (3, 5), 259 (16-17) and partial reissue of the Blue Star 10" LP 6806 (13-15) and 6807 (10) & Barclay LP 844 006 (12)

Annotation last modified on 2014-11-25 18:04 UTC.

Tracklist

CD 1
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1Cognac Blues
congas:
Humberto Canto (on 1952-03-25)
double bass:
Joe Benjamin (US jazz bassist) (on 1952-03-25)
drums (drum set):
Bill Clark (Drummer) (on 1952-03-25)
piano:
Art Simmons (on 1952-03-25)
tenor saxophone:
Don Byas (on 1952-03-25)
trumpet:
Dizzy Gillespie (on 1952-03-25)
recorded at:
Théâtre des Champs-Élysées in Paris, Île-de-France, France (on 1952-03-25)
2:43
2Cocktails for Two
bass and double bass:
Joe Benjamin (US jazz bassist) (on 1952-03-25)
congas:
Humberto Canto (on 1952-03-25) and Humberto Morales (on 1952-03-25)
drums (drum set):
Bill Clark (Drummer) (on 1952-03-25)
piano:
Art Simmons (on 1952-03-25)
tenor saxophone:
Don Byas (on 1952-03-25)
trumpet:
Dizzy Gillespie (on 1952-03-25)
recorded at:
Théâtre des Champs-Élysées in Paris, Île-de-France, France (on 1952-03-25)
recording of:
Cocktails for Two (on 1952-03-05)
lyricist:
Arthur Johnston (American composer and songwriter)
composer:
Sam Coslow
2:44
3Moon Nocturne
congas:
Humberto Canto (on 1952-03-25)
double bass:
Joe Benjamin (US jazz bassist) (on 1952-03-25)
drums (drum set):
Bill Clark (Drummer) (on 1952-03-25)
piano:
Art Simmons (on 1952-03-25)
tenor saxophone:
Don Byas (on 1952-03-25)
trumpet:
Dizzy Gillespie (on 1952-03-25)
recorded at:
Théâtre des Champs-Élysées in Paris, Île-de-France, France (on 1952-03-25)
3:05
4Sabla Y Blu
congas:
Humberto Canto (on 1952-03-25)
double bass:
Joe Benjamin (US jazz bassist) (on 1952-03-25)
drums (drum set):
Bill Clark (Drummer) (on 1952-03-25)
piano:
Art Simmons (on 1952-03-25)
tenor saxophone:
Don Byas (on 1952-03-25)
trumpet:
Dizzy Gillespie (on 1952-03-25)
vocals:
Dizzy Gillespie (on 1952-03-25)
recorded at:
Théâtre des Champs-Élysées in Paris, Île-de-France, France (on 1952-03-25)
3:07
5Blue and Sentimental
congas:
Humberto Canto (on 1952-03-25)
double bass:
Joe Benjamin (US jazz bassist) (on 1952-03-25)
drums (drum set):
Bill Clark (Drummer) (on 1952-03-25)
piano:
Art Simmons (on 1952-03-25)
tenor saxophone:
Don Byas (on 1952-03-25)
trumpet:
Dizzy Gillespie (on 1952-03-25)
recorded at:
Théâtre des Champs-Élysées in Paris, Île-de-France, France (on 1952-03-25)
instrumental recording of:
Blue and Sentimental (on 1952-03-25)
composer:
Count Basie (pianist), Mack David and Jerry Livingston (songwriter)
2:44
6Just One More Chance
congas:
Humberto Canto (on 1952-03-25)
double bass:
Joe Benjamin (US jazz bassist) (on 1952-03-25)
drums (drum set):
Bill Clark (Drummer) (on 1952-03-25)
piano:
Art Simmons (on 1952-03-25)
tenor saxophone:
Don Byas (on 1952-03-25)
trumpet:
Dizzy Gillespie (on 1952-03-25)
recorded at:
Théâtre des Champs-Élysées in Paris, Île-de-France, France (on 1952-03-25)
instrumental recording of:
Just One More Chance (on 1952-03-25)
lyricist:
Sam Coslow
composer:
Arthur Johnston (American composer and songwriter)
3:13
7They Can't Take That Away From Me
double bass:
Joe Benjamin (US jazz bassist) (on 1952-04-05)
drums (drum set):
Bill Clark (Drummer) (on 1952-04-05)
guitar:
Jean-Jacques Tilché (jazz guitarist and producer) (on 1952-04-05)
piano:
Arnold Ross (on 1952-04-05)
trumpet:
Dizzy Gillespie (on 1952-04-05)
recorded at:
Théâtre des Champs-Élysées in Paris, Île-de-France, France (on 1952-04-05)
instrumental recording of:
They Can’t Take That Away From Me (from “Shall We Dance”) (on 1952-04-05)
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)
3:16
8Break at the Beginning (Taking a Chance on Love)
double bass:
Joe Benjamin (US jazz bassist) (on 1952-04-05)
drums (drum set):
Bill Clark (Drummer) (on 1952-04-05)
guitar:
Jean-Jacques Tilché (jazz guitarist and producer) (on 1952-04-05)
piano:
Arnold Ross (on 1952-04-05)
trumpet:
Dizzy Gillespie (on 1952-04-05)
recorded at:
Théâtre des Champs-Élysées in Paris, Île-de-France, France (on 1952-04-05)
recording of:
Taking a Chance on Love (on 1952-04-05)
lyricist:
Ted Fetter and John Latouche
composer:
Vernon Duke
publisher:
EMI April Music Inc., EMI Miller Catalog, Inc., EMI United Partnership Ltd. and SBK Miller Catalog, Inc.
part of:
Cabin in the Sky
2:44
9When It's Sleepy Time Down South
double bass:
Joe Benjamin (US jazz bassist) (on 1952-04-06)
drums (drum set):
Bill Clark (Drummer) (on 1952-04-06)
piano:
Arnold Ross (on 1952-04-06)
tenor saxophone:
Don Byas (on 1952-04-06)
trumpet:
Dizzy Gillespie (on 1952-04-06)
recorded at:
Théâtre des Champs-Élysées in Paris, Île-de-France, France (on 1952-04-06)
recording of:
When It’s Sleepy Time Down South (on 1952-04-06)
lyricist:
Leon René and Otis René
composer:
Clarence Muse
publisher:
Leon Rene Publication, Mills Music, Inc. and Otis Rene Publication
2:57
10Lullaby in Rhythm
double bass:
Joe Benjamin (US jazz bassist) (on 1952-04-06)
drums (drum set):
Bill Clark (Drummer) (on 1952-04-06)
piano:
Arnold Ross (on 1952-04-06)
trumpet:
Dizzy Gillespie (on 1952-04-06)
recorded at:
Théâtre des Champs-Élysées in Paris, Île-de-France, France (on 1952-04-06)
recording of:
Lullaby in Rhythm (on 1952-04-06)
lyricist:
Walter Hirsch (in 1938)
composer:
Clarence Profit (in 1938), Benny Goodman (clarinetist and bandleader) (in 1938) and Edgar Sampson (in 1938)
4:24
11Just Blues (One More Blues)
double bass:
Joe Benjamin (US jazz bassist) (on 1952-04-06)
drums (drum set):
Bill Clark (Drummer) (on 1952-04-06)
piano:
Arnold Ross (on 1952-04-06)
tenor saxophone:
Don Byas (on 1952-04-06)
trumpet:
Dizzy Gillespie (on 1952-04-06)
recorded at:
Théâtre des Champs-Élysées in Paris, Île-de-France, France (on 1952-04-06)
3:01
12Ain't Misbehavin'
double bass:
Joe Benjamin (US jazz bassist) (on 1952-04-06)
drums (drum set):
Bill Clark (Drummer) (on 1952-04-06)
piano:
Arnold Ross (on 1952-04-06)
tenor saxophone:
Don Byas (on 1952-04-06)
trumpet:
Dizzy Gillespie (on 1952-04-06)
vocals:
Dizzy Gillespie (on 1952-04-06)
recorded at:
Théâtre des Champs-Élysées in Paris, Île-de-France, France (on 1952-04-06)
instrumental recording of:
Ain’t Misbehavin’ (on 1952-04-06)
lyricist:
Andy Razaf (in 1929)
composer:
Harry Brooks (jazz pianist & songwriter) (in 1929) and Fats Waller (in 1929)
publisher:
BMG Rights Management (UK) Ltd. (not for release label use!), EMI Music (do not use as release label! this is a music publisher), Redwood Music and Redwood Music Ltd. (Carlin)
2:59
13Summertime
double bass:
Joe Benjamin (US jazz bassist) (on 1952-04-06)
drums (drum set):
Bill Clark (Drummer) (on 1952-04-06)
piano:
Arnold Ross (on 1952-04-06)
trumpet:
Dizzy Gillespie (on 1952-04-06)
recorded at:
Théâtre des Champs-Élysées in Paris, Île-de-France, France (on 1952-04-06)
recording of:
Summertime (American songbook standard from 1935 opera Porgy and Bess) (on 1952-04-06)
lyricist:
Dorothy Kuhns (playwright), Ira Gershwin and DuBose Heyward
composer:
George Gershwin (composer)
publisher:
Chappell & Co., Chappell & Co., Inc. (USA), Chappell Music Ltd., Dubose and Dorothy Heyward Memorial Fund Publishing, George Gershwin Music, Warner Chappell Music Ltd. (no slash; used 1988–1996), Warner/Chappell, Warner/Chappell Music Holland BV, Warner/Chappell North America Limited (formerly incorporated as Marmalade Music Ltd., from 1968/09/19–1999/11/09), Ira Gershwin Music (in 1935) and WB Music Corp. (1929-2019) (in 1935)
is based on:
Porgy and Bess: Act I, Scene I. “Summertime” (Clara)
4:18
14Blue Moon
double bass:
Joe Benjamin (US jazz bassist) (on 1952-04-06)
drums (drum set):
Bill Clark (Drummer) (on 1952-04-06)
piano:
Arnold Ross (on 1952-04-06)
trumpet:
Dizzy Gillespie (on 1952-04-06)
recorded at:
Théâtre des Champs-Élysées in Paris, Île-de-France, France (on 1952-04-06)
instrumental recording of:
Blue Moon (on 1952-04-06)
lyricist:
Lorenz Hart (in 1934)
composer:
Richard Rodgers (in 1934)
publisher:
EMI Catalogue Partnership, EMI Music Publishing (do not use as a release label!), EMI Robbins Catalog Inc. (ASCAP), EMI United Partnership Ltd., Robbins Music Corp., SBK United Partnership Ltd., フジパシフィックミュージック SBK事業部 and ヤマハミュージックエンタテインメントホールディングス (holding company - do not use as release label)
4:27
15Mama's Blues (Mrs Dizzy Blues)
double bass:
Joe Benjamin (US jazz bassist) (on 1952-04-06)
drums (drum set):
Bill Clark (Drummer) (on 1952-04-06)
piano:
Arnold Ross (on 1952-04-06)
tenor saxophone:
Don Byas (on 1952-04-06)
trumpet:
Dizzy Gillespie (on 1952-04-06)
vocals:
Dizzy Gillespie (on 1952-04-06)
recorded at:
Théâtre des Champs-Élysées in Paris, Île-de-France, France (on 1952-04-06)
4:03
16Undecided
double bass:
Lou Hackney (on 1953-02-22)
drums (drum set):
Al Jones (drummer with Dizzy Gillespie) (on 1953-02-22)
piano:
Wade Legge (on 1953-02-22)
trumpet:
Dizzy Gillespie (on 1953-02-22)
instrumental recording of:
Undecided (on 1953-02-22)
lyricist:
Sid Robin (in 1938)
composer:
Charlie Shavers (in 1938)
2:34
17The Way You Look Tonight
double bass:
Lou Hackney (on 1953-02-22)
drums (drum set):
Al Jones (drummer with Dizzy Gillespie) (on 1953-02-22)
piano:
Wade Legge (on 1953-02-22)
trumpet:
Dizzy Gillespie (on 1953-02-22)
instrumental recording of:
The Way You Look Tonight (from “Swing Time”) (on 1953-02-22)
publisher:
Jerome Kern (on 1936-07-24)
lyricist:
Dorothy Fields (US Tin Pan Alley librettist and lyricist) (in 1936)
composer:
Jerome Kern (in 1936)
publisher:
Aldi Music Company, Chappell & Co., Inc. (USA), Chappell Music Ltd., Polygram Music, PolyGram Music Publishing Ltd., Shapiro Bernstein & Co. Ltd., シンコーミュージック・エンタテイメント, ユニバーサル・ミュージック・パブリッシング Synch事業部 and Universal PolyGram International Publishing, Inc. (existed only since ca. 1998) (in 1936)
part of:
Academy Award for Best Original Song (number: 9)
part of:
Swing Time (film)
4:15
18They Can't Take That Away From Me (alternate)
double bass:
Joe Benjamin (US jazz bassist) (on 1952-04-05)
drums (drum set):
Bill Clark (Drummer) (on 1952-04-05)
guitar:
Jean-Jacques Tilché (jazz guitarist and producer) (on 1952-04-05)
piano:
Arnold Ross (on 1952-04-05)
trumpet:
Dizzy Gillespie (on 1952-04-05)
recorded at:
Théâtre des Champs-Élysées in Paris, Île-de-France, France (on 1952-04-05)
recording of:
They Can’t Take That Away From Me (from “Shall We Dance”)
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)
4:00
19Taking a Chance on Love (alternate 1)
double bass:
Joe Benjamin (US jazz bassist) (on 1952-04-05)
drums (drum set):
Bill Clark (Drummer) (on 1952-04-05)
guitar:
Jean-Jacques Tilché (jazz guitarist and producer) (on 1952-04-05)
piano:
Arnold Ross (on 1952-04-05)
trumpet:
Dizzy Gillespie (on 1952-04-05)
recorded at:
Théâtre des Champs-Élysées in Paris, Île-de-France, France (on 1952-04-05)
recording of:
Taking a Chance on Love
lyricist:
Ted Fetter and John Latouche
composer:
Vernon Duke
publisher:
EMI April Music Inc., EMI Miller Catalog, Inc., EMI United Partnership Ltd. and SBK Miller Catalog, Inc.
part of:
Cabin in the Sky
3:30
20Taking a Chance on Love (alternate 2)
double bass:
Joe Benjamin (US jazz bassist) (on 1952-04-05)
drums (drum set):
Bill Clark (Drummer) (on 1952-04-05)
guitar:
Jean-Jacques Tilché (jazz guitarist and producer) (on 1952-04-05)
piano:
Arnold Ross (on 1952-04-05)
trumpet:
Dizzy Gillespie (on 1952-04-05)
recorded at:
Théâtre des Champs-Élysées in Paris, Île-de-France, France (on 1952-04-05)
recording of:
Taking a Chance on Love
lyricist:
Ted Fetter and John Latouche
composer:
Vernon Duke
publisher:
EMI April Music Inc., EMI Miller Catalog, Inc., EMI United Partnership Ltd. and SBK Miller Catalog, Inc.
part of:
Cabin in the Sky
3:37
21Lullaby in Rhythm (alternate)
double bass:
Joe Benjamin (US jazz bassist) (on 1952-04-05)
drums (drum set):
Bill Clark (Drummer) (on 1952-04-05)
guitar:
Jean-Jacques Tilché (jazz guitarist and producer) (on 1952-04-05)
piano:
Arnold Ross (on 1952-04-05)
trumpet:
Dizzy Gillespie (on 1952-04-05)
recorded at:
Théâtre des Champs-Élysées in Paris, Île-de-France, France (on 1952-04-05)
recording of:
Lullaby in Rhythm
lyricist:
Walter Hirsch (in 1938)
composer:
Clarence Profit (in 1938), Benny Goodman (clarinetist and bandleader) (in 1938) and Edgar Sampson (in 1938)
4:05

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part of:Jazz in Paris (number: 52) (order: 55)