Combo Swing

tue 22 jan 2008 20:00 
Genre: Swing

Coleman Hawkins 1944.
Because of the so-called “record ban”, Hawkins did not have a contract with any large record company, which made him free to produce records for all sorts of minor labels. In this way, 1944 turned out to be a very productive year for this famous tenor saxophone player.

1.      I Only Have Eyes For You
2.      ‘S Wonderful
3.      I’m In The Mood For Love
4.      Bean At The Met
Roy Eldridge(t), Coleman Hawkins(ts), Teddy
Wilson(p), Billy Taylor(b), Cozy Cole(d).
Recorded: 31 January  1944
5.      Flame Thrower
6.      Imagination
7.      Night And Day
8.      Cattin’ At Keynote
Coleman Hawkins(t), Teddy Wilson(p), Israel Crosby
(b), Cozy Cole(d).
Recorded: 17 February  1944
9.      Make Believe
10.  Don’t Blame Me
11.  Just One Of Those Things
12.  Hallelujah
Coleman Hawkins(t), Teddy Wilson(p), John Kirby(b),
Sid Catlett(d).
Recorded: 29 May 1944
13.  I’m Yours
14.  Under A Blanket Of Blue
15.  Beyond The Blue Horizon
16.  A Shanty In Old Shanty Town
Buck Clayton(t), Coleman Hawkins(t), Teddy Wilson
(p), Slam Stewart(b), Denzil Best(d).
Recorded: 17 October  1944
(CD “The Master – Coleman Hawkins” Charly/Le Jazz 37)