RELEASE
1993
LABEL
Universal Division Jazz
GENRES
Jazz, Big Band, Swing, Sweet Bands

Album Review

This CD puts the emphasis on the Jimmy Dorsey orchestra's jazz sides rather than the vocal best-sellers. Popular singer Helen O'Connell does make three appearances (including the hit "Tangerine"), but most of these selections are instrumentals, with Dorsey's alto and clarinet in outstanding form (it was easy to forget how talented an instrumentalist he was during these commercial years). Most of the other fine soloists are lesser names, although they include future bandleaders Ray McKinley (on drums) and pianist Freddie Slack. Highlights are "Parade of the Milk Bottle Caps," "I Got Rhythm," "John Silver," "Ducks in Upper Sandusky," "Contrasts" (Dorsey's theme), and "King Porter Stomp," although there isn't a weak track on this release. Recommended -- this is Dorsey's definitive set.
Scott Yanow, Rovi

Track Listing

  1. Parade of the Milk Bottle Capshttp://click.linksynergy.com/fs-bin/stat?id=GPa6cpPdL08&offerid=162397&type=3&subid=0&tmpid=3664&u1=EI000000004300000004070010074436&RD_PARM1=http%253A%252F%252Fitunes.apple.com%252Falbum%252Fparade-of-the-milk-bottle-caps%252Fid73543%253Fi%253D73483%2526uo%253D5%2526s%253D143455
  2. In a Sentimental Moodhttp://click.linksynergy.com/fs-bin/stat?id=GPa6cpPdL08&offerid=162397&type=3&subid=0&tmpid=3664&u1=EI000000004300000004070010074436&RD_PARM1=http%253A%252F%252Fitunes.apple.com%252Falbum%252Fin-a-sentimental-mood%252Fid73543%253Fi%253D73486%2526uo%253D5%2526s%253D143455
  3. Stompin' at the Savoyhttp://click.linksynergy.com/fs-bin/stat?id=GPa6cpPdL08&offerid=162397&type=3&subid=0&tmpid=3664&u1=EI000000004300000004070010074436&RD_PARM1=http%253A%252F%252Fitunes.apple.com%252Falbum%252Fstompin-at-the-savoy%252Fid73543%253Fi%253D73489%2526uo%253D5%2526s%253D143455
  4. I Got Rhythmhttp://click.linksynergy.com/fs-bin/stat?id=GPa6cpPdL08&offerid=162397&type=3&subid=0&tmpid=3664&u1=EI000000004300000004070010074436&RD_PARM1=http%253A%252F%252Fitunes.apple.com%252Falbum%252Fi-got-rhythm%252Fid73543%253Fi%253D73492%2526uo%253D5%2526s%253D143455
  5. I Can't Face the Music (Without Singing the Blues)http://click.linksynergy.com/fs-bin/stat?id=GPa6cpPdL08&offerid=162397&type=3&subid=0&tmpid=3664&u1=EI000000004300000004070010074436&RD_PARM1=http%253A%252F%252Fitunes.apple.com%252Falbum%252Fcontrasts-decca-jazz%252Fid73543%253Fuo%253D5%2526s%253D143455
  6. Don't Be That Wayhttp://click.linksynergy.com/fs-bin/stat?id=GPa6cpPdL08&offerid=162397&type=3&subid=0&tmpid=3664&u1=EI000000004300000004070010074436&RD_PARM1=http%253A%252F%252Fitunes.apple.com%252Falbum%252Fdont-be-that-way%252Fid73543%253Fi%253D73498%2526uo%253D5%2526s%253D143455
  7. I Cried for Youhttp://click.linksynergy.com/fs-bin/stat?id=GPa6cpPdL08&offerid=162397&type=3&subid=0&tmpid=3664&u1=EI000000004300000004070010074436&RD_PARM1=http%253A%252F%252Fitunes.apple.com%252Falbum%252Fi-cried-for-you%252Fid73543%253Fi%253D73501%2526uo%253D5%2526s%253D143455
  8. John Silverhttp://click.linksynergy.com/fs-bin/stat?id=GPa6cpPdL08&offerid=162397&type=3&subid=0&tmpid=3664&u1=EI000000004300000004070010074436&RD_PARM1=http%253A%252F%252Fitunes.apple.com%252Falbum%252Fjohn-silver%252Fid73543%253Fi%253D73504%2526uo%253D5%2526s%253D143455
  9. The Darktown Strutters' Ballhttp://click.linksynergy.com/fs-bin/stat?id=GPa6cpPdL08&offerid=162397&type=3&subid=0&tmpid=3664&u1=EI000000004300000004070010074436&RD_PARM1=http%253A%252F%252Fitunes.apple.com%252Falbum%252Fthe-darktown-strutters-ball%252Fid73543%253Fi%253D73507%2526uo%253D5%2526s%253D143455
  10. Dusk in Upper Sanduskyhttp://click.linksynergy.com/fs-bin/stat?id=GPa6cpPdL08&offerid=162397&type=3&subid=0&tmpid=3664&u1=EI000000004300000004070010074436&RD_PARM1=http%253A%252F%252Fitunes.apple.com%252Falbum%252Fdusk-in-upper-sandusky%252Fid73543%253Fi%253D73510%2526uo%253D5%2526s%253D143455
  11. All of Mehttp://click.linksynergy.com/fs-bin/stat?id=GPa6cpPdL08&offerid=162397&type=3&subid=0&tmpid=3664&u1=EI000000004300000004070010074436&RD_PARM1=http%253A%252F%252Fitunes.apple.com%252Falbum%252Fall-of-me%252Fid73543%253Fi%253D73513%2526uo%253D5%2526s%253D143455
  12. Contrastshttp://click.linksynergy.com/fs-bin/stat?id=GPa6cpPdL08&offerid=162397&type=3&subid=0&tmpid=3664&u1=EI000000004300000004070010074436&RD_PARM1=http%253A%252F%252Fitunes.apple.com%252Falbum%252Fcontrasts%252Fid73543%253Fi%253D73516%2526uo%253D5%2526s%253D143455
  13. Dolemitehttp://click.linksynergy.com/fs-bin/stat?id=GPa6cpPdL08&offerid=162397&type=3&subid=0&tmpid=3664&u1=EI000000004300000004070010074436&RD_PARM1=http%253A%252F%252Fitunes.apple.com%252Falbum%252Fdolemite%252Fid73543%253Fi%253D73519%2526uo%253D5%2526s%253D143455
  14. Turn Lefthttp://click.linksynergy.com/fs-bin/stat?id=GPa6cpPdL08&offerid=162397&type=3&subid=0&tmpid=3664&u1=EI000000004300000004070010074436&RD_PARM1=http%253A%252F%252Fitunes.apple.com%252Falbum%252Fturn-left%252Fid73543%253Fi%253D73522%2526uo%253D5%2526s%253D143455
  15. Turn Righthttp://click.linksynergy.com/fs-bin/stat?id=GPa6cpPdL08&offerid=162397&type=3&subid=0&tmpid=3664&u1=EI000000004300000004070010074436&RD_PARM1=http%253A%252F%252Fitunes.apple.com%252Falbum%252Fturn-right%252Fid73543%253Fi%253D73525%2526uo%253D5%2526s%253D143455
  16. When the Sun Comes Outhttp://click.linksynergy.com/fs-bin/stat?id=GPa6cpPdL08&offerid=162397&type=3&subid=0&tmpid=3664&u1=EI000000004300000004070010074436&RD_PARM1=http%253A%252F%252Fitunes.apple.com%252Falbum%252Fwhen-the-sun-comes-out%252Fid73543%253Fi%253D73528%2526uo%253D5%2526s%253D143455
  17. Charleston Alleyhttp://click.linksynergy.com/fs-bin/stat?id=GPa6cpPdL08&offerid=162397&type=3&subid=0&tmpid=3664&u1=EI000000004300000004070010074436&RD_PARM1=http%253A%252F%252Fitunes.apple.com%252Falbum%252Fcharleston-alley%252Fid73543%253Fi%253D73531%2526uo%253D5%2526s%253D143455
  18. Tangerinehttp://click.linksynergy.com/fs-bin/stat?id=GPa6cpPdL08&offerid=162397&type=3&subid=0&tmpid=3664&u1=EI000000004300000004070010074436&RD_PARM1=http%253A%252F%252Fitunes.apple.com%252Falbum%252Ftangerine%252Fid73543%253Fi%253D73534%2526uo%253D5%2526s%253D143455
  19. Sorghum Switchhttp://click.linksynergy.com/fs-bin/stat?id=GPa6cpPdL08&offerid=162397&type=3&subid=0&tmpid=3664&u1=EI000000004300000004070010074436&RD_PARM1=http%253A%252F%252Fitunes.apple.com%252Falbum%252Fsorghum-switch%252Fid73543%253Fi%253D73537%2526uo%253D5%2526s%253D143455
  20. King Porter Stomphttp://click.linksynergy.com/fs-bin/stat?id=GPa6cpPdL08&offerid=162397&type=3&subid=0&tmpid=3664&u1=EI000000004300000004070010074436&RD_PARM1=http%253A%252F%252Fitunes.apple.com%252Falbum%252Fking-porter-stomp%252Fid73543%253Fi%253D73540%2526uo%253D5%2526s%253D143455
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