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Three of a Kind

Three versions of the same composition, played by different artists.

In today’s episode we’ll hear:
• Main Stem, written in 1942 by Duke Ellington.
• My Foolish Heart, written in 1949 by Victor Young & Ned Washington.
• My Ship, written in 1941 by Kurt Weill & Ira Gershwin.

Tracks

• Main Stem

01 Duke Ellington 4.12
02 Oliver Nelson/Joe Newman 6.53
03 Don Byron 7.33
04 Zoot Sims 5.05

• My Foolish Heart

05 Gene Ammons 2.51
06 Dodo Marmarosa 2.38
07 Carmen McRae 3.15
08 Bill Evans 4.58

• My Ship

09 Tony Bennett 2.29
10 Miles Davis 4.28
11 Roland Kirk 5.06
12 Willem Breuker 6.42

Albums used:

01 D. Ellington/E. Fitzgerald Cote d’Azur Concerts Verve
02 O. Nelson/Joe Newman Main Stem Prestige
03 Don Byron Tukegee Experiments Nonesuch
04 Zoot Sims Hawthorne Nights Pablo

05 Gene Ammons 1949/50 Classics
06 Dodo Marmarosa Compl. Trio Recordings Lone Hill
07 Carmen McRae Sings Great American Songwriters MCA
08 Bill Evans Compl. Village Vanguard Rec. Verve

09 V/a The Songs Of G & I. Gershwin Warner
10 Miles Davis/Gil Evans Compl. Columbia Rec. Columbia
11 Roland Kirk Compl. Mercury Rec. Mercury
12 W. Breuker Kollektief Kurt Weill BV Haast

 

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