Three of a Kind
Three versions of the same composition, played by different artists.
In today’s programme:
- Mean To Me, written by Fred Ahlert & Roy Turk in 1929.
- My Old Flame, written by door Sam Coslow & Arthur Johnston in 1934.
- Night Train, written by saxophone player Jimmy Forrest, Oscar Washington & Lewis Simpkins in 1952.
Mean To Me Billie Holiday
Frank Butler Quintet
My Old Flame Duke Ellington
Night Train Jimmy Forrest
World Saxophone Quartet
From the CDs:
Billie Holiday Lady Day: The Complete Billie Holiday on Columbia.
Curtis Counce/Frank Butler Complete Studio Recordings
Lars Gullin Bariton Sax
Nat Adderley Worksong