Monday, June 27, 2016

Teddy Wilson - The Alternative Takes (1934-1945)

Many of Teddy Wilson's signature songs from this period are featured in altered form on this collection. The songs are featured in chronological order, including "Somebody Loves Me," "Sweet & Simple," "Remember Me ?," and many others. Anyone curious as to what Wilson had been working on at this point may want to check this album out.
Bradley Torreano

Source : http://www.allmusic.com/album/the-alternative-takes-vol-1-1934-1941-mw0000216024

Teddy Wilson
The Alternative Takes
In Chronological Order
 (1934-1945)

Tracks

1 Somebody Loves Me (DeSylva, Gershwin, MacDonald)  2:56
2 Sweet and Simple (Caesar, Yellen)  3:27
3 Liza (All the Clouds'll Roll Away) (Gershwin, Gershwin, Kahn, Warren)  3:05
4 I've Found a New Baby (Palmer, Williams)  2:41
5 You're My Desire (Hudson, Mills, Pinkard, Tauber, Tracey)  3:05
6 Remember Me (Boutelje, Dubin, Warren, Winfree)  2:44
7 The Hour of Parting (Kahn, Spoliansky)  3:09
8 Coquette (Green, Kahn, Lombardo)  2:31
9 Big Apple (David, Redmon)  2:52
10 Ain't Misbehavin' (Brooks, Razaf, Waller)  3:10
11 Don't Blame Me (Fields, McHugh)  3:00
12 Between the Devil and the Deep Blue Sea (Arlen, Koehler)  2:54
13 Don't Be That Way (Goodman, Parish, Sampson)  3:04
14 If I Were You (Bernier, Emmerich)  3:01
15 I'll Dream Tonight (Mercer, A. Whiting)  3:10
16 Liza (All the Clouds'll Roll Away) (Gershwin, Gershwin, Kahn)  2:26
17 Cocoanut Grove (Powell)  2:38
18 Rosetta [take 2] (Hines, Woode)  2:34
19 Rosetta [take 3] (Hines, Woode)  2:38
20 Rosetta [take 4] (Hines, Woode)  2:48
21 I Know That You Know (Caldwell, Youmans)  2:29
22 Them There Eyes (Pinkard, Tauber, Tracey)  2:21
23 Them There Eyes (Pinkard, Tauber, Tracey)  2:48
24 China Boy [take 1] (Boutelje, Winfree)  2:42
25 China Boy [take 3] (Boutelje, Winfree)  2:44

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Personnel
[# 1-3, 11 & 12]
Teddy Wilson - p
Recorded in New York ; May 22, 1934 [# 1-3] ; & November 12, 1937 [# 11 & 12]
[# 4]
Buck Clayton - tp
Buster Bailey - cl
Lester Young - ts
Teddy Wilson - p
Freddy Green - g
Walter Page - b
Jo Jones - dr
Recorded in New York ; June 1, 1937
[# 5-8]
Harry James - tp
Benny Goodman - cl
Vido Musso - ts
Teddy Wilson - p
Allan Reuss - g
Harry Goodman - b
Gene Krupa - dr
Boots Castle - vcl
Recorded in Los Angeles ; July 30, 1937
[# 9 & 10*]
Harry James* - tp
Archie Rosati - cl
Viso Musso - ts
Teddy Wilson* - p
Red Norvo - vb [# 10 only]
Allan Reuss - g
John Simmons* - b
Cozy Cole - dr
Frances Hunt - vcl
Recorded same place as above ; August 29, 1937
[# 13]
Bobby Hackett - c
Pee Wee Russell - cl
Tab Smith - as
Gene Sedric - ts
Teddy Wilson - p
Allan Reuss - g
Al Hall - b
Johnny Blowers - dr
Recorded in New York ; March 23, 1938
[# 14 & 15]
Same as above, except
Johnny Hodges (or Buster Bailey or Jerry Blake) - as, replaces Smith
Sedric omitted
Nan Wynn - vcl added
Recorded same place as above ; April 29, 1938
[# 16 & 17]
Karl George, Harold Baker & Doc Cheatham - tp
Flyd Brady - tb
Pete Clark - cl, as & bs
Rudy Powell - cl & as
Ben Webster & George Irish - ts
Teddy Wilson - p
Al Casey - g
Al Hall - b
J. C. Heard - dr
Recorded same place as above ; December 11, 1939 [# 16] ; & January 18, 1940
[# 18-25]
Teddy Wilson - p
Al Hall - b
J. C. Heard - dr
Recorded in Chicago ; April 7, 1941 [# 18-20] ; & April 11, 1941 [# 21-25]

12 comments:

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lucky5 said...

Thanks a lot, Mel!!

deGallo said...

Much appreciated, thank you.

zero said...

Sweet! Thank you very much.

hepcat said...

Excellent, many thanks!

neil said...

Many thanks for the alternatives, mel; fills those gaps!

rubingould said...

Thank you so much, Mel!

Pedro del Castillo Alonso said...

Hi,
Thank you very much, Mel
Pedro

Mike said...

Excellent! Thank you.

Jazzsoulman said...

Thank You

bhowani bhowani said...

Splendid ! Thanks beaucoup !

Brush&Stick said...

Thanks for more Teddy!