Sophisticated Lady - Various - The Best Of A Swinging Era (Vinyl, LP)



Label: RCA - PL 89 321 • Format: Vinyl LP, Compilation, Reissue • Country: Germany • Genre: Jazz • Style: Swing
Sophisticated Lady - Various - The Best Of A Swinging Era  (Vinyl, LP)

Directed by: Billy May [all tracks] and performed by a Studio orchestra with changing personnel on the various sessions. This Volume - is dedicated to the music of Louis Arrmstrong and Chick Webb (see scan pl.) (P) & C) Time-Life Book E.V. Series with 15 Volumes # STL to STL

The Sophisticated Lady jazz quartet pays homage to the Great Tradition of American jazz but most of their repertoire is written by members of the quartet. These tracks are complete takes, 'live to tape', without editing. The music on this recording is how Sophisticated Lady plays without the help of .

Package Dimensions ‏: ‎ x x inches; 12 Ounces. Manufacturer ‏: ‎ Sony. Date First Available ‏: ‎ Febru. Label ‏: ‎ Sony. ASIN ‏: ‎ BRL. Number of discs ‏: ‎ 2. Best Sellers Rank: #, in CDs & Vinyl (See Top in CDs & Vinyl) #89 in /5(8).

 · A note from a reader about another LP-to-CD quirk: "The late s re-release of The Swing Era omitted the vinyl album STL (The Day of the Great Entertainers), which I had to digitally restore and make my own CD-R to complete the CD set. I contacted Time-Life and they informed me that they had no plans to issue the album on CD.

 · The EMI twofers are bad. The End of the World LP sounds far superior. There's a recent 3 LP gatefold of Julie London that combines three albums in one jacket (Calendar Girl, Julie and Julie At Home) on heavy white vinyl with plain cover art. Probably digital .


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2 thoughts on “Sophisticated Lady - Various - The Best Of A Swinging Era (Vinyl, LP)


  1. View credits, reviews, tracks and shop for the Vinyl release of "The Swing Era " on Discogs.4/5(1).

  2. Julie London's got her hair up, and is wearing a classy gown – so you can bet that the feel of the record definitely follows through with the "sophisticated" promise of the title! Things are as mellow as on London's early classics for Liberty, but there's a bit more of an orchestrated feel too – fuller backings that couch her lovely vocals in a near-perfect array of Brand: Liberty (Label).

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