Complete your André Previn collection. March 1956 has Previn backed by Al Hendrickson on guitar, Carson Smith on bass and Shelly Manne on drums: Tracks B2 and B5: March 28. Tracks A2, A3 and B4: March 29.
Beautiful 33:10 Sidewalks Of Cuba. This original 12-inch longplay record was released in the USA as DL 74350 by Decca in 1963, and will forever be part of my personal collection.
André George Previn, KBE (/ˈprɛvɪn/; born Andreas Ludwig Priwin; April 6, 1929 – February 28, 2019) was a German-American pianist, composer, arranger, and conductor. His career was three-pronged. Starting by arranging and composing Hollywood film scores for Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer, Previn was involved in the music for over 50 films over his entire career. He won four Academy Awards for his film work and ten Grammy Awards for his recordings (and one more for his Lifetime Achievement).
Duet was a collaborative album by Doris Day and the André Previn trio, with songs arranged by Previn. The album was issued by Columbia Records (8552) in both monaural (catalog number CL-1752) and stereophonic (catalog number CS-8552) versions on February 22, 1962. Doris Day selected the songs. Close Your Eyes" (Bernice Petkere) – 3:14. Fools Rush In (Where Angels Fear to Tread)" (Rube Bloom, Johnny Mercer) – 3:55. Yes" (André Previn, Dory Langdon Previn) – 3:28.
Although André Previn had not recorded a regular jazz album in 27 years at this point in time (discounting a pair of Itzhak Perlman sessions featuring Previn's compositions), the great majority of the performances on this trio set with guitarist Joe Pass and bassist Ray Brown are first takes. Previn took time off from his busy schedule in the classical music world to return briefly to jazz, his first love.
In 1959 Andre Previn recorded a jazz album for MGM Records with piano accompanied by a string orchestra conducted by David Rose. The album was titled Secret. 11 November 2018 ·. Beautiful. Bewitched, Bothered and Bewildered. Bewitched, Bothered and Bewildered From the album "Andre Previn & His Pals - Modern Jazz Performances Of Songs From Pal Joey".
So the Album name is misleading. But the sound is wonderful. Now listening with my Boise Stereo Speakers from the CD and the sound is even better.