The Best Of The Columbia Years (1943-1952)

Disc: 1
1. Close To You
(A. Hoffman/J. Livingston/C.G. Lampl)
mx. CO 33249-1, rec. 6/7/43
Charted 8/28/43; weeks: 9; highest: #10

2. People Will Say We're In Love
(R. Rodgers/O. Hammerstein II)
(from Oklahoma!)
mx. CO 33250-6, rec. 8/5/43
Charted 10/2/43; weeks: 18; highest: #3
Arranged and conducted by Alec Wilder
with the Bobby Tucker Singers: [James Ballister (on track 1), Dick Byron (on track 1), Ray Charles, Edward Constantine, Fay Devlin, Ruth Doring, Thomas Foster (on track 2), Marshall Hall (on track 1), Norman Horn (on track 2), John Hubert, George Kirk (on track 2), Robert Miller (on track 2), Frank Raye, Gary Rosenblatt (on track 2), Kenneth Schon (on track 2), Mary Jane Watkins, Rae Whitney]

3. If You Are But A Dream
(M. Jaffe/J. Fulton/N. Bonx)
(adapt. from Rubinstein's Romance)
mx. CO 33808-2, rec. 11/14/44
Charted 1/27/45; weeks: 1; highest: #19

4. Saturday Night (Is The Loneliest Night In The Week)
(J. Styne/S. Cahn)
mx. CO 33809-1, rec. 11/14/44
Charted 2/3/45; weeks: 12; highest: #2(1)
clarinet solo: Henry Beau

5. White Christmas
(I. Berlin)
(from Holiday Inn)
mx. XCO 33811-1, rec. 11/14/44
Charted 12/30/44; weeks: 2; highest: #7
Charted 12/15/45; weeks: 4; highest: #5
Arranged and conducted by Axel Stordahl
with the Bobby Tucker Singers
violins: J. Brand, F. Buldrini, S. Harris, L. Kanter, M. Kellner, B. Kundell, W. Lockwood, A. Loesserman, H. Micklin, S. Miroff, G. Orloff, G. Polikian; violas: M. Kahn, S. Paeff, S. Rumberg; cellos: E. Gara, G. Polikian, A. Twerdowsky; harp: R. Berman; saxes: A. Baker, H. Feldman, B. Kaufman, P. Pumiglio, H. Ross; trumpets: C. Poole, S. Shapiro, M. Solomon; trombones: J. D'Agostino, A. Russo, C. Small; French horn: K. Chlupse (on tracks # 3 & 4); piano: W. Rowland; guitar: M. Golizio; bass: W. Lay; drums: J. Blowers.

6. I Fall In Love Too Easily
(J. Styne/S. Cahn)
(from Anchors Aweigh)
mx. CO 33931-1, rec. 12/1/44
featuring Dave Mann, piano
Arranged and conducted by Axel Stordahl
violins: M. Bornstein, J. Brand, L. Gabowitz, S. Harris, L. Kanter, Z. Kaufman, M. Kellner, B. Levitsky, G. Orloff, R. Polikian, M. Polikoff, K. Reher; violas: T. Adoff, S. Brecher, R. Dickler; cellos: A. Kaproff, G. Polikian, A. Shapinsky; harp: R. Berman; saxes: A. Baker, H. Feldman, B. Kaufman, P. Pumiglio, W. Taninbaum; French horn: K. Chlupse; piano: D. Mann; guitar: M. Golizio; bass: W. Lay; drums: J. Blowers.

7. Ol' Man River
(J. Kern/O. Hammerstein II)
(from Show Boat)
mx. XCO 33934-1, rec. 12/3/44

8. Stormy Weather
(H. Arlen/J. Mercer)
(from Cotton Club Parade Of 1933)
mx. XCO 33935-1, rec. 12/3/44
Arranged and conducted by Axel Stordahl
with the Ken Lane Singers
trumpet solo: Billy Butterfield
violins: J. Brand, F. Buldrini, L. Gabowitz, M. Golodner, S. Harris, B. Kundell, B. Levitsky, M. Lomask, H. Micklin, S. Miroff, K. Reher, J. Schachter; violas: S. Brecher, R. Dickler, S. Rumberg; cellos: S. Barab, G. Polikian, A. Twerdowsky; harp: M. Rosen; saxes: E. Caceres; N. Caiazza, B. Kaufman, F. Pfeifer, H. Shertzer; trumpets: B. Butterfield, C. Poole, M. Solomon (on track #8); trombones: S. Koty, W. Rausch, C. Small (on track #8); French horn: K. Chlupse; piano: D. Mann; guitar: M. Golizio; bass: J. Kimmel; drums: J. Blowers.

9. Embraceable You
(G. Gershwin/I. Gershwin)
(from Girl Crazy)
mx. HCO 1183, rec. 12/19/44

10. She's Funny That Way, (I Got A Woman Crazy For Me)
(N. Moret/R.A. Whiting)
mx. HCO 1186, rec. 12/19/44
Arranged and conducted by Axel Stordahl
violins: V. Arno, R. Barene, P. Ellis, D. Frisina, G. Joyce, G. Kast, S. Kindler, A. Perrotti, N. Pisani, T. Rosen, M. Russell, O. Vail; violas: A. Harshman, D. Sterkin, G. White; cellos: F. Goerner, A. Kafton, J. Sewell; saxes: H. Beau, L. Hartman, H. Lawson, D. Logiudice, F. Stulce; horns: J. Stagliano; trumpets: C. Griffard, L. Mach, W. May; trombones: C. Loeffler, J. Skiles, E. Smithers; piano: M. McIntyre; guitar: D. Barbour; bass: P. Stephens; drums: R. Hagan; harp: I. Clow.

11. My Melancholy Baby (take 1)
(G. Norton/M. Watson/E. Burnett)
(from Birth Of The Blues)
mx. HCO 1257, rec. 1/29/45

12. Where Or When
(R. Rodgers/L. Hart)
(from Babes In Arms)
mx. HCO 1258, rec. 1/29/45

13. All The Things You Are
(J. Kern/O. Hammerstein II)
(from Very Warm For May)
mx. HCO 1259, rec. 1/29/45
Arranged and conducted by Axel Stordahl
with the Ken Lane Singers (on tracks 12-13): Betty B. Allan, Marvin Charles Bailey, Dorothy Compton, Lee Gotch, Norma B. Larsen, Mona Ann Matthiason, Mack L. McLean, Charles Schrouder, William Seckler
violins: V. Arno, P. Ellis, S. Freed, Jr., G. Joyce, G. Kast, S. Kindler, S. Levine, A. Perrotti, N. Pisani, T. Rosen, M. Russell, O. Vail; violas: A. Harshman, D. Sterkin, G. White; cellos: F. Goerner, A. Kafton, J. Sewell; harp: I. Clow; saxes: H. Beau, E. Gershman, L. Hartman, H. Lawson, D. Logiudice; trumpets: D. Anderson, C. Griffard, L. Mach; trombones: C. Loeffler, J. Skiles, J. Yukl; horns: J. Stagliano; piano: M. McIntyre; guitar: D. Barbour; bass: A. Shapiro; drums: R. Hagan.

14. I Should Care
(S. Cahn/A. Stordahl/P. Weston)
(from Thrill Of A Romance) mx. HCO 1286, rec. 3/6/45
Charted 6/23/45; weeks: 2; highest: #8

15. Dream
(J. Mercer)
(from Her Highness And The Bellboy)
mx. HCO 1288, rec. 3/6/45
Charted 6/2/45; weeks: 7; highest: #5
Arranged and conducted by Axel Stordahl
with the Ken Lane Singers (on track #15): [Stewart Bair, Ken Cameron, Raymond Clark, Ruth Clark, John Glaha, Elva Lars Kellogg, Dudley Kuzell, Kermit Lane, Norma Larsen, Mona Ann Matthiason, Sydney Pepple, Orville Race]
violins: V. Arno, P. Ellis, S. Freed, Jr., G. Joyce, G. Kast, S. Kindler, S. Levine, A. Perrotti, N. Pisani, T. Rosen, M. Russell, O. Vail; violas: A. Harshman, D. Sterkin, G. White; cellos: F. Goerner, A. Kafton, J. Sewell; harp: I. Clow; saxes: H. Beau, E. Gershman, L. Hartman, H. Haymer, H. Lawson; trumpets: D. Anderson, C. Griffard, L. Mach; trombones: C. Loeffler, J. Skiles, J. Yukl; horns: J. Stagliano; piano: M. McIntyre; guitar: D. Barbour; bass: A. Shapiro; drums: R. Hagan.

16. Put Your Dreams Away (For Another Day)
(R. Lowe/P. Mann/S. Weiss)
mx. HCO 1377, rec. 5/1/45

17. Over The Rainbow
(H. Arlen/E.Y. Harburg)
(from The Wizard Of Oz)
mx. HCO 1378, rec. 5.1.45

18. If I Loved You
(R. Rodgers/O. Hammerstein II)
(from Carousel)
mx. HCO 1380, rec. 5/1/45
Charted 9/8/45; weeks: 2; highest: #7
Arranged and conducted by Axel Stordahl
with the Ken Lane Singers (on track #17)
violins: V. Arno, P. Ellis, S. Freed, Jr., G. Joyce, G. Kast, S. Kindler, S. Levine, A. Perrotti, N. Pisani, T. Rosen, M. Russell, O. Vail; violas: A. Harshman, M. Perlmutter, D. Sterkin; cellos: F. Goerner, A. Kafton, J. Sewell; saxes: H. Beau, E. Gershman, L. Hartman, H. Haymer, W. Smith; horns: J. Stagliano; trumpets: C. Griffard, L. Mach, H. Nelson; trombones: C. Loeffler, J. Skiles, P. Weigand; piano: M. McIntyre; guitar: D. Barbour; bass: A. Shapiro; drums: R. Hagan; harp: I. Clow

19. Someone To Watch Over Me
(G. Gershwin/I. Gershwin)
(from Oh, Kay!)
mx. HCO 1499, rec. 7/30/45

20. You Go To My Head
(H. Gillespie/J.F. Coots)
mx. HCO 1500, rec. 7/30/45

21. These Foolish Things (Remind Me Of You)
(H. Marvell/J. Strachey/H. Link)
(from Spread It Abroad)
mx. HCO 1501, rec. 7/30/45
Arranged and conducted by Axel Stordahl
violins: D. Frisina, M. Russell; viola: S. Freed, Jr.; cello: F. Goerner; piano: M. McIntyre; guitar: G. Van Eps; bass: J. Ryan; drums: R. Hagan; flute: J. Mayhew

22. House I Live In, The
(E. Robinson/L. Allen)
(from The House I Live In)
mx. HCO 1519, rec. 8/22/45

23. Day By Day
(A. Stordahl/P. Weston/S. Cahn)
mx. HCO 1520, rec. 8/22/45
Charted 2/16/46; weeks: 10; highest: #5
Arranged and conducted by Axel Stordahl
violins: W. Bloom, W. Edelstein, P. Ellis, S. Freed, Jr., D. Frisina, H. Halbert, G. Joyce, S. Kindler, S. Levine, A. Perrotti, N. Pisani, M. Russell; violas: A. Harshman, M. Perlmutter, D. Sterkin; cellos: C. Bernard, A. Kafton, J. Sewell; harp: A. Mason; saxes: H. Beau, L. Hartman, H. Lawson, D. Logiudice, F. Stulce; trumpets: B. Hudson, L. Mach, V. Ramsey; trombones: P. Beilman, C. Loeffler, E. Smithers; horns: J. Stagliano; piano: F. Leithner; guitar: P. Botkin; bass: J. Ryan; drums: R. Hagan.


Disc: 2
1. Nancy (With The Laughing Face)
(P. Silvers/J. Van Heusen)
mx. HCO 1521, rec. 8/22/45
Charted 12/8/45; weeks: 2; peak: #10
Arranged and conducted by Axel Stordahl
violins: W. Bloom, W. Edelstein, P. Ellis, S. Freed, Jr., D. Frisina, H. Halbert, G. Joyce, S. Kindler, S. Levine, A. Perrotti, N. Pisani, M. Russell; violas: A. Harshman, M. Perlmutter, D. Sterkin; cellos: C. Bernard, A. Kafton, J. Sewell; harp: A. Mason; saxes: H. Beau, L. Hartman, H. Lawson, D. Logiudice, F. Stulce; trumpets: B. Hudson, L. Mach, V. Ramsey; trombones: P. Beilman, C. Loeffler, E. Smithers; horns: J. Stagliano; piano: F. Leithner; guitar: P. Botkin; bass: J. Ryan; drums: R. Hagan

2. Full Moon And Empty Hands
(B. Kaye/T. Mossman)
(based on a theme from Rachmaninoff's Piano Concerto No. 2)
mx. CO 35441-3, rec. 11/30/45
Charted 4/13/46; weeks: 2; peak: #17

3. Oh, What It Seemed To Be
(B. Benjamin/G. Weiss/F. Carle)
mx. CO 35442-2, rec. 11/30/45
Charted 2/16/46; weeks: 17; peak: #1(8)
Arranged and conducted by Axel Stordahl
violins: B. Altman, H. Azen, M. Bornstein, S. Caplan, S. Finkel, W. Hagan, S. Harris, H. Micklin, F. Orlewitz, R. Polikian, L. Posner, G. Powers; violas: T. Adoff, S. Brecher, R. Dickler; cellos: F. Camelia, G. Polikian, A. Sophos; harp: E. Vito; saxes: A. Baker, H. Feldman, B. Kaufman, W. Taninbaum, M. Yaner; trumpets: M. Solomon, L. Vunk, B. Wallace; trombones: W. Pritchard, S. Shaffer, H. Winfield; horns: K. Chlupse; piano/celesta: W. Clifton; guitar: M. Golizio; bass: S. Shoobe; drums: N. Polen

4. Ghost Of A Chance, (I Don't Stand) A
(B. Crosby/N. Washington/V. Young)
(from Follies Bergere)
mx. CO 35496-1, rec. 12/7/45

5. Why Shouldn't I?
(C. Porter)
(from Jubilee)
mx. CO 35497-1, rec. 12/7/45

6. Try A Little Tenderness
(H. Woods/J. Campbell/R. Connelly)
mx. CO 35498-2, rec. 12/7/45
mx. CO 35498-2, rec. 12/7/45. CO 35498-2, rec. 12/7/45
Arranged and conducted by Axel Stordahl
violins: R. Polikian, L. Posner; violas: S. Brecher; cello: A. Sophos; oboe: M. Miller; celesta: W. Clifton; guitar: M. Golizio; bass: F. Siravo; drums: N. Polen

7. Begin The Beguine
(C. Porter)
(from Jubilee)
mx. HCO 1735, rec. 2/24/46
Charted 10/19/46; weeks: 3; peak: #23
Arranged and conducted by Axel Stordahl
violins: W. Bloom, H. Blostein, S. Freed, Jr., G. Joyce, G. Kast, M. King, S. Kindler, S. Levine, S. Middleman, N. Pisani, M. Russell, O. Vail; violas: A. Neiman, L. Selic, D. Sterkin; cellos: F. Goerner, J. Sewell, J. Tannenbaum; harp: M. Hogan Cambern; saxes: H. Beau, H. Haymer, J. Kinsler, H. Schuchman, A. Smith; trumpets: M. Herman, E. Klein, R. Linn; trombones: H. Bohannon, L. Jenkins, E. Smithers; horns: R. Perissi; piano: M. McIntyre; guitar: G. Van Eps; bass: P. Stephens; drums: R. Hagan

8. They Say It's Wonderful
(I. Berlin) (from Annie Get Your Gun)
mx. HCO 1748, rec. 3/10/46
Charted 5/18/46; weeks: 14; peak: #2(10)

9. That Old Black Magic
(H. Arlen/J. Mercer)
(from Star Spangled Rhythm)
mx. HCO 1749, rec. 3/10/46

10.How Deep Is The Ocean?
(I. Berlin)
mx. HCO 1752, rec. 3/10/46

11. Home On The Range
(B. Higley/D. Kelly)
mx. HCO 1753, rec. 3/10/46
Arranged and conducted by Axel Stordahl
violins: W. Bloom, H. Blostein, S. Freed, Jr., G. Joyce, S. Kindler, S. Middleman, N. Pisani, G. Powers, O. Vail; violas: A. Neiman, L. Selic, D. Sterkin; cellos: F. Goerner, J. Sewell, J. Tannenbaum; harp: M. Hogan Cambern; saxes: H. Beau, H. Haymer, J. Kinsler, H. Schuchman, A. Smith; trumpets: M. Herman, R. Linn, R. Zarchy; trombones: H. Bohannon, L. Jenkins, E. Smithers; piano: M. McIntyre; guitar: D. Barbour; bass: P. Stephens; drums: R. Hagan

12. Five Minutes More
(J. Styne/S. Cahn)
(from Picadilly Hayride)
mx. HCO 1853, rec. 5/28/46
Arranged and conducted by Axel Stordahl
saxes: H. Beau, F. Dornbach, H. Haymer, F. Stulce; trumpet: R. Linn; trombones: W. Schaefer; piano: M. McIntyre; guitar: A. Reuss; bass: A. Shapiro; drums: R. Hagan

13. Things We Did Last Summer, The
(J. Styne/S. Cahn)
mx. HCO 1922, rec. 7/24/46
Charted 10/26/46; weeks: 8; peak: #6
Arranged and conducted by Axel Stordahl
violins: W. Bloom, H. Bluestone, W. Callies, S. Cytron, P. Ellis, S. Freed, Jr., G. Joyce, G. Kast, M. King, S. Middleman, M. Russell, O. Vail; violas: P. Robyn, S. Spiegelman, D. Sterkin; cellos: C. Bernard, F. Goerner, J. Sewell; harp: M. Hogan Cambern; saxes: H. Beau, F. Dornbach, H. Haymer, J. Kinsler, F. Stulce; trumpets: D. Anderson, R. Linn, R. Zarchy; trombones: E. Kuczborski, L. Jenkins, W. Schaefer; horns: R. Perissi; piano: M. McIntyre; guitar: D. Barbour; bass: P. Stephens; drums: R. Hagan

14. Among My Souvenirs - (alternate take)
(E. Leslie/H. Nicholls)
(from The Best Years of Our Lives)
mx. HCO 1930-PB, rec. 7/30/46

15. September Song
(K. Weill/M. Anderson)
(from Knickerbocker Holiday)
mx. HCO 1932, rec. 7/30/46

16. Blue Skies
(I. Berlin)
(from Blue Skies)
mx. HCO 1933, rec. 7/30/46

17. Guess I'll Hang My Tears Out To Dry
(J. Styne/S. Cahn)
mx. HCO 1934, rec. 7/30/46
Arranged and conducted by Axel Stordahl
violins: W. Bloom, W. Callies, W. Edelstein, S. Freed, Jr., D. Frisina, H. Halbert, S. Kindler, M. King, E. Lamas, D. Lube, M. Russell, G. Vinci; violas: A. Hochstein, A. Neiman, S. Spiegelman; cellos: F. Goerner, J. Sewell, J. Tannenbaum; harp: A. Mason; saxes: F. Dornbach, H. Haymer, H. Klee, J. Kinsler; trumpets: C. Hurley, E. Klein, R. Zarchy; trombones: H. Bohannon, L. Jenkins, E. Kuczborski; horns: R. Perissi; piano: M. McIntyre; guitar: D. Barbour; bass: P. Stephens; drums: R. Hagan

18. Lost In the Stars
(K. Weill/M. Anderson)
(from Lost in the Stars)
mx. HCO 1946, rec. 8/8/46
Arranged and conducted by Axel Stordahl
violins: H. Bluestone, W. Callies, P. Ellis, S. Freed, Jr., G. Joyce, G. Kast, S. Kindler, M. King, D. Lube, S. Middleman, M. Russell, M. Sosson; violas: P. Robyn, S. Spiegelman, D. Sterkin; cellos: C. Bernard, F. Goerner, J. Sewell; harp: M. Hogan Cambern; saxes: F. Dornbach, J. Dumont, H. Haymer, J. Kinsler, F. Stulce; trumpets: E. Klein, R. Linn, R. Zarchy; trombones: H. Bohannon, E. Kuczborski, E. Smithers; horns: J. Cave; piano: M. McIntyre; guitar: A. Reuss; bass: A. Shapiro; drums: R. Hagan

19. There's No Business Like Show-Business
(I. Berlin) (from Annie Get Your Gun)
mx. HCO 1971, rec. 8/22/46
with male chorus: [Marvin Bailey, Richard David, Dave Knight, Mack McLean, Gil Mershon, Ernest Newton, William Seckler, Robert Stevens]
Arranged and conducted by Axel Stordahl
violins: H. Bluestone, W. Callies, P. Ellis, S. Freed, Jr., G. Joyce, G. Kast, M. King, E. Lamas, S. Middleman, M. Russell, F. Slatkin, M. Sosson; violas: P. Robyn, S. Spiegelman, D. Sterkin; cellos: F. Goerner, J. Sewell, J. Tannenbaum; harp: M. Hogan Cambern; saxes: F. Dornbach, J. Dumont, H. Haymer, J. Kinsler, F. Stulce; trumpets: D. Anderson, R. Linn, R. Zarchy; trombones: H. Bohannon, L. Jenkins, E. Smithers; horns: J. Cave; piano: M. McIntyre; guitar: A. Reuss; bass: A. Shapiro; drums: R. Hagan

20. Time After Time
(J. Styne/S. Cahn)
(from It Happened in Brooklyn)
mx. HCO 2116, rec. 10/24/46
Arranged and conducted by Axel Stordahl
violins: E. Bergman, H. Bluestone, W. Callies, S. Cytron, W. Edelstein, P. Ellis, G. Kast, M. King, S. Middleman, F. Olson, N. Pisani, G. Powers, M. Russell, F. Slatkin, M. Sosson; violas: A. Harshman, P. Lowenkron, M. Perlmutter, P. Robyn; cellos: F. Goerner, A. Kafton, N. Ochi-Albi, J. Sewell; harp: M. Hogan Cambern Cambern; saxes: H. Beau, H. Haymer, J. Kinsler, F. Stulce; trumpets: D. Anderson, R. Linn, R. Zarchy; trombones: D. Hallett, L. Jenkins, W. Schaefer; horns: F. Fox; piano: M. McIntyre; guitar: A. Reuss; bass: P. Stephens; drums: R. Hagan

21.The Brooklyn Bridge (J. Styne/S. Cahn)
(from It Happened in Brooklyn)
mx. HCO 2121, rec. 10/31/46
Arranged and conducted by Axel Stordahl
violins: H. Bluestone, W. Callies, S. Cytron, W. Edelstein, P. Ellis, G. Kast, D. Lube, S. Middleman, A. Mierlot, F. Olson, N. Pisani, J. Quadri, M. Russell, F. Slatkin, M. Sosson; violas: A. Harshman, P. Lowenkron, M. Perlmutter, P. Robyn; cellos: F. Goerner, N. Ochi-Albi, J. Saxon, J. Sewell; harp: C. Scott; saxes: M. Bercov, J. Dumont, H. Klee, B. Russin, H. Schuchman; trumpets: P. Geil, E. Klein, R. Linn, R. Zarchy; trombones: C. Coolidge, E. Kuczborski, W. Schaefer, S. Zentner; horns: R. Perissi; piano: M. Raskin; guitar: A. Reuss; bass: P. Stephens; drums: R. Hagan

22. Sweet Lorraine
(M. Parish/C. Burwell)
mx. CO 37177-1, rec. 12/17/46
Arranged by Sy Oliver
with the Metronome All-Stars
piano: Nat Cole; guitar: Bob Ahern; bass: Eddie Safransky; drums: Buddy Rich; trumpet: Charlie Shavers; trombone: Lawrence Brown; alto sax: Johnny Hodges; tenor sax: Coleman Hawkins; baritone sax: Harry Carney

23. Always
(I. Berlin)
mx. HCO 2181-PB1, rec. 1/9/47
Arranged and conducted by Axel Stordahl
violins: A. Beller, H. Bluestone, S. Cytron, D. Jefferson, G. Joyce, G. Kast, M. King, N. Pisani, G. Powers, M. Russell, F. Slatkin, O. Tomasso; violas: W. Hymanson, W. Spear, D. Sterkin; cellos: C. Bernard, F. Goerner, J. Sewell; harp: M. Hogan Cambern; saxes: H. Beau, F. Dornbach, H. Haymer, H. Lawson, F. Stulce; piano: M. McIntyre; guitar: A. Reuss; bass: J. Ryan; drums: R. Hagan

24. Mam'selle
(M. Gordon/E. Goulding)
(from The Razor's Edge)
mx. HCO 2256, rec. 3/11/47
Charted 5/10/47; weeks: 10; peak: #1(1)
Arranged and conducted by Axel Stordahl
violins: H. Bluestone, W. Callies, S. Cytron, P. Ellis, S. Freed, Jr., G. Joyce, G. Kast, M. King, N. Pisani, M. Russell, O. Vail, G. Vinci; violas: W. Hymanson, M. Perlmutter, W. Spear; cellos: C. Bernard, F. Goerner, J. Sewell; harp: M. Hogan Cambern; saxes: H. Beau, F. Dornbach, H. Haymer, J. Kinsler, F. Stulce; trumpets: R. Linn, L. Mach, R. Zarchy; trombones: D. Hallett, L. Jenkins, P. Pederson; horns: V. De Rosa; piano: M. McIntyre; guitar: A. Reuss; bass: P. Stephens; drums: R. Hagan


Disc: 3
1. Stella By Starlight
(N. Washington/V. Young)
(from The Uninvited)
mx. HCO 2258, rec. 3/11/47
Charted 7/12/47; weeks: 4; peak: #21
Arranged and conducted by Axel Stordahl
violins: H. Bluestone, W. Callies, S. Cytron, P. Ellis, S. Freed, Jr., G. Joyce, G. Kast, M. King, N. Pisani, M. Russell, O. Vail, G. Vinci; violas: W. Hymanson, M. Perlmutter, W. Spear; cellos: C. Bernard, F. Goerner, J. Sewell; harp: M. Hogan Cambern; saxes: H. Beau, F. Dornbach, H. Haymer, J. Kinsler, F. Stulce; trumpets: R. Linn, L. Mach, R. Zarchy; trombones: D. Hallett, L. Jenkins, P. Pederson; horns: V. De Rosa; piano: M. McIntyre; guitar: A. Reuss; bass: P. Stephens; drums: R. Hagan

2. My Romance
(R. Rodgers/L. Hart)
(from Jumbo)
mx. HCO 2311, rec. 4/25/47
with Dinah Shore and chorus
Arranged and conducted by Axel Stordahl
violins: A. Beller, S. Freed, Jr., M. Haigh, M. King, W. Miller, G. Powers, J. Schachter, F. Slatkin, M. Sosson, O. Tomasso, G. Vinci; violas: A. Harshman, W. Hymanson, W. Spear; cellos: C. Bernard, F. Goerner, J. Sewell; harp: M. Hogan Cambern; saxes: D. Bonnee, J. Kinsler, P. Pumiglio, B. Russin, H. Schuchman; trumpets: C. Griffard, E. Klein, V. Ramsey; trombones: D. Hallett, L. Jenkins, P. Pederson; horns: V. De Rosa; piano: M. McIntyre; guitar: A. Reuss; bass: P. Stephens; drums: R. Hagan

3. If I Had You
(T. Shapiro/J. Campbell/R. Connelly)
mx. HCO 2520, rec. 8/11/47

4. One For My Baby (One More For The Road)
(H. Arlen/J. Mercer)
(from The Sky's The Limit)
mx. HCO 2522, rec. 8/11/47
Arranged and conducted by Axel Stordahl
violins: M. Russell, F. Slatkin; viola: D. Sterkin; cello: F. Goerner; saxes: H. Beau, H. Haymer, J. Kinsler (on track #4); trumpet: R. Zarchy (on track #4); flute: J. Kinsler; piano/celesta: M. McIntyre; guitar: A. Reuss; bass: P. Stephens; drums: R. Hagan

5. But Beautiful
(J. Burke/J. Van Heusen)
(from Road To Rio)
mx. HCO 2538, rec. 8/17/47
violins: H. Bluestone, W. Callies, S. Cytron, P. Ellis, S. Freed, Jr., G. Kast, B. Kundell, N. Pisani, M. Russell, M. Sosson, O. Vail; violas: A. Harshman, W. Hymanson, D. Sterkin; cellos: C. Bernard, F. Goerner, J. Sewell; harp: M. Hogan Cambern; saxes: H. Beau, F. Dornbach, H. Haymer, J. Kinsler, F. Stulce; trumpets: E. Klein, R. Linn, R. Zarchy; trombones: D. Hallett, L. Jenkins, P. Pederson; horns: V. De Rosa; piano: M. McIntyre; guitar: A. Reuss; bass: P. Stephens; drums: R. Hagan

6. You're My Girl
(J. Styne/S. Cahn)
(from High Button Shoes)
mx. CO 38270, rec. 10/19/47
Charted 1/3/48; weeks: 3; peak: #23
Arranged by Axel Stordahl

7. All Of Me
(S. Simons/G. Marks)
(from Meet Danny Wilson)
mx. CO 38271, rec. 10/19/47
Charted 5/1/48; weeks: 3; peak: #21
Arranged by George Siravo
Conducted by Axel Stordahl
violins: J. Brand, F. Buldrini, M. Ceppos, K. Dieterle, H. Katzman, H. Kay, L. Kruczek, M. Pitt, R. Polikian, S. Rand, B. Sheppard, Z. Smirnoff; violas: H. Colletta, H. Furmansky, I. Zirr; cellos: C. Bernard, M. Brown, G. Ricci; harp: E. Vito Ricci; saxes: E. Caceres, H. Feldman, N. Mondello, W. Taninbaum, M. Yaner; trombones: G. Arus, W. Pritchard, A. Russo; piano/celesta: K. Lane; guitar: M. Golizio; bass: H. Alpert; drums: N. Shawker

8. Night And Day
(C. Porter)
(from Gay Divorcee)
mx. CO 38275, rec. 10/22/47
Arranged and conducted by Axel Stordahl
violins: F. Buldrini, M. Ceppos, S. Harris, M. Hershaft, H. Katzman, S. Kirsner, L. Kruczek, F. Orlewitz, M. Pitt, Z. Smirnoff, H. Urbont, J. Zyde; violas: H. Colletta, S. Deutsch, H. Furmansky; cellos: M. Brown, A. Kaproff, G. Ricci; harp: E. Vito Ricci; saxes: E. Caceres, H. Feldman, B. Kaufman, H. Shertzer, W. Taninbaum; horns: J. Singer; piano: J. Guarnieri; guitar: M. Golizio; bass: H. Alpert; drums: N. Shawker

9. S'posin'
(A. Razaf/P. Denniker)
mx. CO 38286, rec. 10/24/47
Arranged by John Guarnieri
with trio accompaniment: piano: John Guarnieri; bass: Herman Alpert; guitar: Anthony Mottola

10. Night We Called It A Day, The
(T. Adair/M. Dennis)
mx. CO 38288, rec. 10/26/47

11. Song Is You, The
(J. Kern/O. Hammerstein II)
(from Music In The Air)
mx. CO 38288-1, rec. 10/26/47
Arranged and conducted by Axel Stordahl
violins: J. Brand, F. Buldrini, M. Ceppos, K. Dieterle, M. Green, H. Katzman, H. Kay, L. Kruczek, M. Pitt, R. Polikian, S. Rand, Z. Smirnoff; violas: H. Colletta, S. Deutsch, I. Zirr; cellos: C. Bernard, M. Brown, G. Ricci; harp: E. Vito Ricci; saxes: E. Caceres, H. Feldman, N. Mondello, W. Taninbaum, M. Yaner; trumpets: A. Ferretti, J. Lausen, M. Solomon; trombones: G. Arus, W. Pritchard, A. Russo; horns: J. Singer; piano: J. Guarnieri; guitar: M. Golizio; bass: H. Alpert; drums: N. Shawker

12. What'll I Do?
(I. Berlin)
mx. CO 38293-1, rec. 10/29/47
Charted 1/31/48; weeks: 2; peak: #23

13. Music Stopped, The
(J. McHugh/H. Adamson)
(from Higher And Higher)
mx. CO 38296-1, rec. 10/29/47
Arranged and conducted by Axel Stordahl
violins: F. Buldrini, M. Ceppos, S. Harris, H. Katzman, S. Kirsner, L. Kruczek, F. Orlewitz, R. Polikian, S. Rand, Z. Smirnoff, J. Zyde; violas: H. Colletta, S. Deutsch, H. Furmansky; cellos: M. Brown, F. Miller, G. Ricci; harp: E. Vito Ricci; saxes: E. Caceres, H. Feldman, B. Kaufman, H. Shertzer, W. Taninbaum; trumpets: A. Ferretti, G. Griffin, J. Lausen; trombones: W. Pritchard, W. Rausch, A. Russo; horns: J. Singer; piano: J. Guarnieri; guitar: M. Golizio; bass: H. Alpert; drums: N. Shawker


14. Fools Rush In (Where Angels Fear To Tread) - (alternate take)
(J. Mercer/R. Bloom)
mx. CO 38303-PB, rec. 10/31/47

Arranged and conducted by Axel Stordahl

violins: R. Polikian, Z. Smirnoff; viola: H. Colletta; cello: G. Ricci; oboe: M. Miller; piano: J. Guarnieri; guitar: M. Golizio; bass: H. Alpert; drums: J. Blowers

15. I've Got A Crush On You
(G. Gershwin/I. Gershwin)
(from Strike Up The Band)
mx. CO 38333-1, rec. 11/5/47
Charted 4/10/48; weeks: 2; peak: #21
Arranged and conducted by Axel Stordahl
violins: R. Polikian, Z. Smirnoff; viola: H. Colletta; cello: G. Ricci; trumpet: R. Hackett; flute: B. Kaufman; oboe: M. Miller; piano: R. Kitsis; guitar: M. Golizio; bass: H. Alpert; drums: J. Blowers

16. Body And Soul
(E. Heyman/R. Sour/F. Eyton/J. Green)
(from Three's A Crowd)
mx. CO 38369-1, rec. 11/9/47

17. I'm Glad There Is You
(P. Madeira/J. Dorsey)
mx. CO 38370-1, rec. 11/9/47
featuring Bobby Hackett, trumpet, on tracks #15 & 16
Arranged and conducted by Axel Stordahl
violins: F. Buldrini, M. Ceppos, M. Hershaft, H. Katzman, H. Kay, S. Kirsner, L. Kruczek, M. Pitt, R. Polikian, S. Rand, J. Schachter, Z. Smirnoff; violas: H. Colletta, H. Furmansky, I. Zirr; cellos: M. Brown, A. Kaproff, G. Ricci; harp: E. Vito Ricci; saxes: E. Caceres, H. Feldman, N. Mondello, W. Taninbaum, M. Yaner; trumpets: A. Ferretti, R. Hackett, J. Lausen, M. Solomon; trombones: G. Arus, W. Pritchard, A. Russo; horns: J. Singer; piano: R. Kitsis; guitar: M. Golizio; bass: H. Alpert; drums: J. Blowers

18. Autumn In New York
(V. Duke)
mx. CO 38483-1, rec. 12/4/47
Charted 1/29/49; weeks: 1; peak: #27
Orchestra conducted by Axel Stordahl
violins: H. Azen, M. Ceppos, M. Hershaft, M. Kellner, S. Morris, H. Nosco, F. Orlewitz, M. Pitt, R. Polikian, B. Sheppard, H. Urbont, J. Zyde; violas: G. Brown, S. Deutsch, D. Mankowitz; cellos: A. Kaproff, F. Miller, M. Prinz; harp: E. Vito Ricci; saxes: E. Caceres, B. Kaufman, F. Pfeifer, H. Shertzer, W. Taninbaum; trumpets: A. Ferretti, G. Griffin, D. McMickle; trombones: G. Arus, J. D'Agostino, W. Pritchard; horns: K. Chlupse; piano: R. Kitsis; guitars: M. Golizio, B. Mortell; bass: F. Carroll; drums: J. Blowers

19. Nature Boy
(E. Ahbez)
mx. HCO 3250, rec. 4/10/48
Charted 5/29/48; weeks: 4; peak: #7
with the Jeff Alexander Choir
Arranged and conducted by Jeff Alexander

20. Once In Love With Amy
(F. Loesser)
(from Where's Charley?)
mx. CO 40254, rec. 12/14-15/48
Orchestra conducted by Mitchell Ayres
saxes: H. Feldman, H. Ross, J. Small, H. Terrill, P. Zolkind; trumpets: J. Maxwell, C. Poole, R. Solomon; trombones: J. D'Agostino, B. Morrow, W. Rausch; piano: W. Rowland; guitar: H. White; bass: R. Haggart; drums: T. Snyder

21. Some Enchanted Evening
(R. Rodgers/O. Hammerstein II)
(from South Pacific)
mx. HCO 3617, rec. 2/28/49
Charted 6/11/49; weeks: 13; peak: #6
Arranged and conducted by Axel Stordahl
violins: W. Callies, D. Frisina, D. Karpilowsky, G. Kast, M. Kellner, S. Middleman, N. Pisani, R. Polikian, M. Russell, J. Schachter, O. Vail, G. Vinci; violas: M. Perlmutter, P. Robyn, G. White; cellos: C. Bernard, J. Sewell, E. Slatkin; harp: M. Hogan Cambern; saxes: H. Beau, F. Chase, M. Cohan, A. Gershunoff, H. Haymer, F. Stulce; French horn: V. De Rosa; piano: M. McIntyre; guitar: A. Reuss; bass: P. Stephens; drums: R. Hagan

22. The Hucklebuck
(R. Alfred/A. Gibson)
mx. HCO 3692, rec. 4/10/49
Charted 6/11/49; weeks: 14; peak: #10
with the Ken Lane Singers
Arranged and conducted by Axel Stordahl
saxes: H. Beau, F. Chase, M. Cohan, A. Gershunoff, H. Haymer, F. Stulce; trumpets: Z. Elman, L. Mach, G. Seaberg, R. Zarchy; trombones: L. Jenkins, S. Leutner, R. McGarity; piano: M. McIntyre; guitar: A. Reuss; bass: P. Stephens; drums: R. Hagan

23. Let's Take An Old Fashioned Walk
(I. Berlin)
(from Miss Liberty)
mx. HCO 3748, rec. 5/6/49
Charted 8/6/49; weeks: 6; peak: #17
with Doris Day & the Ken Lane Singers
Arranged and conducted by Axel Stordahl
violins: W. Callies, S. Cytron, D. Frisina, G. Kast, M. Kellner, S. Middleman, R. Polikian, M. Russell, G. Vinci; violas: M. Perlmutter, G. White; cellos: C. Bernard, J. Sewell; harp: A. Mason; saxes: D. Bonnee, M. Cohan, A. Gershunoff, B. Russin, F. Stulce; horns: V. De Rosa; piano: M. McIntyre; guitar: A. Reuss; bass: P. Stephens; drums: R. Hagan

24. It All Depends On You
(B.G. DeSylva/L. Brown/R. Henderson)
(from Big Boy)
mx. CO 40951, rec. 7/10/49
Arranged by George Siravo
Conducted by Hugo Winterhalter
saxes: E. Caceres, S. Cooper, N. Mondello, H. Ross, W. Taninbaum; trumpets: Y. Lawson, C. Poole, R. Solomon; trombones: J. D'Agostino, B. Morrow, W. Pritchard; piano: J. Guarnieri; guitar: A. Caiola; bass: H. Alpert; drums: T. Snyder


Disc: 4
1. Bye Bye Baby
(J. Styne/L. Robin)
(from Gentlemen Prefer Blondes)
mx. CO 40952, rec. 7/10/49
Arranged by George Siravo

2. Don't Cry Joe (Let Her Go, Let Her Go, Let Her Go)
(J. Marsala)
mx. CO 40953, rec. 7/10/49
Charted 10/8/49; weeks: 12; peak: #9
with The Pastels (on tracks #1 & 2)
Arranged by Sy Oliver
Conducted by Hugo Winterhalter
saxes: E. Caceres, S. Cooper, N. Mondello, H. Ross, W. Taninbaum; trumpets: Y. Lawson, C. Poole, R. Solomon; trombones: J. D'Agostino, B. Morrow, W. Pritchard; piano: J. Guarnieri; guitar: A. Caiola; bass: H. Alpert; drums: T. Snyder


3. That Lucky Old Sun (Just Rolls Around Heaven All Day)
(H. Gillespie/B. Smith)
mx. HCO 3903, rec. 9/15/49
Charted 10/29/49; weeks: 4; peak: #16
Arranged and conducted by Jeff Alexander
violins: V. Arno, D. Lube, W. Miller, R. Polikian, M. Russell, J. Shulman; violas: J. Di Fiore, A. Weiss; cellos: C. Bernard, E. Slatkin; harp: R. Maxwell; saxes: E. Callen, L. Palange, A. Raskin, H. Schuchman, P. Shuken; trumpets: Z. Elman, V. Mangano, G. Seaberg; trombones: G. Arus, R. McGarity, P. Weigand; French horn: V. De Rosa; accordion: M. De Lugg; mandolins: M. Gralnick, J. Rose; piano: K. Lane; guitars: B. Kessel, A. Reuss; bass: P. Stephens; drums: R. Hagan

4. Chattanoogie Shoe Shine Boy
(H. Stone/J. Stapp)
mx. RHCO 4001, rec. 1/12/50
Charted 2/25/50; weeks: 7; peak: #10
with the Jeff Alexander Choir
Arranged and conducted by Axel Stordahl
saxes: H. Beau, L. Hartman, J. Kinsler, B. Russin, F. Stulce; trumpet: Z. Elman; trombone: R. McGarity; horns: J. Cave; piano: K. Lane; guitar: A. Reuss; bass: P. Stephens; drums: R. Hagan

5. American Beauty Rose
(R. Evans/H. David/A. Altman)
mx. CO 42967, rec. 3/10/50
Charted 5/27/50; weeks: 2; peak: #26
featuring Will Bradley, trombone
Arranged and conducted by Mitch Miller
trumpets: B. Butterfield, H. Freistadt; trombones: L. Alpeter, W. Bradley; saxes: V. Abato, S. Amato, R. Banzer, E. Powell; piano: S. Freeman; guitar: A. Ryerson; bass: F. Carroll; drums: T. Snyder

6. Should I (Reveal)
(A. Freed/N.H. Brown)
(from Lord Byron Of Broadway)
mx. CO 43126, rec. 4/14/50

7. You Do Something To Me
(C. Porter)
(from Fifty Million Frenchmen)
mx. CO 43127, rec. 4/14/50


8. Lover
(R. Rodgers/L. Hart)
(from Love Me Tonight)
mx. CO 43128, rec. 4/14/50
Arranged and conducted by George Siravo
saxes: E. Caceres, E. Callen, L. Hartman, B. Russin, H. Shertzer; trumpets: B. Butterfield, C. Poole, P. Savitt; trombones: G. Arus, W. Rausch; piano: K. Lane; guitar: A. Reuss; bass: P. Stephens; drums: J. Blowers

9. When You're Smiling (The Whole World Smiles With You)
(M. Fisher/J. Goodwin/L. Shay)
(from Meet Danny Wilson)
mx. CO 43180, rec. 4/24/50
Arranged and conducted by George Siravo
saxes: A. Drelinger, J. Jerome, J. Horvath, B. Russin, H. Shertzer; trumpets: B. Butterfield, J. Lipkins, P. Savitt; piano: B. Leighton; guitar: A. Reuss; bass: P. Stephens; drums: J. Blowers

10. London By Night
(C. Coates)
mx. CO 44378, rec. 9/21/50

11. Meet Me At The Copa
(A. Stordahl/S. Cahn)
mx. CO 44379, rec. 9/21/50
with The Whippoorwills (on track #11) [John Ackerman, Frank Howren, David O'Hearn, Marilyn Sullivan, Gordon Thorin]
Arranged and conducted by Axel Stordahl
violins: J. Brand, M. Hershaft, M. Lomask, R. Polikian, Z. Smirnoff, H. Urbont; violas: H. Colletta, S. Deutsch; cello: F. Miller; harp: E. Vito; saxes: J. Greenberg, B. Kaufman, J. Lytell, H. Shertzer, W. Taninbaum; trumpets: T. Faso, C. Griffin, J. Owens; trombones: G. Arus, B. Morrow, W. Rausch; French horn: J. Barrows; piano: G. Forbes; guitar: M. Golizio; bass: F. Carroll; drums: J. Blowers

12. April In Paris
(V. Duke/E.Y. Harburg)
(from Walk A Little Faster)
mx. CO 44428, rec. 10/9/50

13. I Guess I'll Have To Dream The Rest
(M. Stoner/M. Block/H. Green)
mx. CO 44429, rec. 10/9/50
with The Whippoorwills (on track #13)
Arranged by Axel Stordahl

14. Nevertheless (I'm In Love With You)
(H. Ruby/B. Kalmar)
mx. CO 44430, rec. 10/9/50
Charted 12/2/50; weeks: 5; peak: #14
featuring Billy Butterfield, trumpet (tracks #12 & 14)
Arranged by George Siravo
Conducted by Axel Stordahl
violins: J. Brand, F. Buldrini, J. Held, M. Hershaft, R. Lynch, R. Polikian; violas: S. Deutsch, L. Druzinsky; cello: G. Ricci; harp: E. Vito; saxes: A. Drelinger, H. Feldman, E. Gershman, H. Shertzer, W. Versaci; trumpets: B. Butterfield, C. Griffin, J. Owens; trombones: L. Alpeter, G. Arus, W. Rausch; French horn: G. Schuller; piano: G. Forbes; guitar: M. Golizio; bass: H. Alpert; drums: J. Blowers

15. I Am Loved
(C. Porter)
(from Out Of This World)
mx. CO 44635, rec. 11/11/50
Arranged and conducted by Axel Stordahl
violins: J. Brand, J. Held, M. Hershaft, H. Katzman, M. Lomask, R. Polikian; violas: S. Deutsch, I. Zirr; cello: G. Polikian; harp: E. Vito; saxes: A. Drelinger, H. Feldman, E. Gershman, B. Kaufman, H. Shertzer; trumpets: L. Castle, D. McMickle, J. Owens; trombones: G. Arus, B. Rank, W. Rausch; horns: J. Barrows; guitar: M. Golizio; bass: F. Carroll; drums: J. Blowers

16. Hello, Young Lovers
(R. Rodgers/O. Hammerstein II)
(from The King And I)
mx. CO 45156, rec. 3/2/51

17. We Kiss In A Shadow
(R. Rodgers/O. Hammerstein II)
(from The King And I)
mx. CO 45157, rec. 3/2/51
Charted 6/2/51; weeks: 2; peak: #22
Arranged and conducted by Axel Stordahl
violins: A. Eidus, M. Hershaft, H. Katzman, M. Lomask, R. Lynch, M. Melnikoff, F. Orlewitz, R. Polikian, Z. Smirnoff; violas: S. Deutsch, I. Zirr; cellos: A. Borodkin, G. Polikian; harp: E. Vito; woodwinds: A. Drelinger, H. Feldman, E. Gershman, B. Kaufman, W. Stegmeyer; trombones: G. Arus, J. Satterfield; French horn: J. Barrows; piano: G. Forbes; guitar: M. Golizio; bass: F. Carroll; drums: J. Blowers

18. I'm A Fool To Want You
(J. Wolf/J.S. Herron/F. Sinatra) mx. CO 45185, rec. 3/27/51
Charted 6/23/51; weeks: 7; peak: #14
with the Ray Charles Singers

19. Love Me
(V. Young/N. Washington)
mx. CO 45186, rec. 3/27/51
Arranged and conducted by Axel Stordahl
violins: F. Buldrini, M. Ceppos, A. Eidus, M. Green, H. Katzman, T. Lassoff, M. Lomask, R. Lynch, J. Schachter; violas: H. Furmansky, I. Zirr; cellos: F. Miller, G. Polikian; harp: V. Salvi; woodwinds: E. Gershman, F. Glantz, B. Kaufman, H. Keinz, H. Terrill; trombones: G. Arus, W. Rausch; French horn: J. Barrows; piano: G. Forbes; guitar: M. Golizio; bass: F. Carroll; drums: J. Blowers


20. Deep Night
(R. Vallee/C. Henderson) mx. RHCO 4563, rec. 7/19/51
with Harry James and his orchestra
Arranged by Ray Conniff
trumpets: Dominick Buono, Phil Cook, Harry James, Everett McDonald, Ralph Osborn; trombones: Ray Conniff, Lewis McCreary, Jim Priddy; bass trombone: Hal Smith; tenor saxes: Rene Bloch, Francis Polifroni, Herbert Stewart; baritone sax: Robert Poland; piano: Bruce McDonald; guitar: Allan Reuss; bass: Ed Mihelich; drums: Jackie Mills

21. I Could Write A Book
(R. Rodgers/L. Hart) (from Pal Joey) mx. RHCO 10081, rec. 1/7/52

22. I Hear A Rhapsody
(G. Fragos/J. Baker/D. Gasparre)
mx. RHCO 10082, rec. 1/7/52
Charted 3/22/52; weeks: 3; peak: #24
with The Jeff Alexander Choir (on tracks #21 & 22)
Arranged and conducted by Axel Stordahl
violins: J. Augustine, H. Bluestone, D. Frisina, M. Kellner, I. Prager, M. Russell; violas: M. Perlmutter, D. Sterkin; cello: C. Bernard; harp: A. Mason; saxes: M. Bercov, J. Dumont, E. Gershman, L. Hartman, B. Russin; trumpet: R. Zarchy; trombones: G. Arus, J. Priddy; piano: W. Miller; guitar: A. Reuss; bass: J. Ryan; drums: N. Fatool

23. My Girl
(C. Freed)
mx. RHCO 10110, rec. 2/6/52
Arranged and conducted by Axel Stordahl
violins: J. Augustine, D. Lube, N. Pisani, I. Prager, M. Russell, M. Sosson; violas: S. Harris, D. Sterkin; cello: E. Slatkin; harp: A. Mason; saxes: E. Callen, E. Gershman, L. Hartman, B. Russin, F. Stulce; trumpet: R. Zarchy; trombones: G. Arus, J. Priddy; piano: W. Miller; guitar: A. Reuss; bass: J. Ryan; drums: R. Hagan

24.The Birth Of The Blues
(B. DeSylva/L. Brown/R. Henderson)
(from George White's Scandals)
mx. RHCO 10179, rec. 6/3/52
Charted 11/15/52; weeks: 5; peak: #19
Arranged by Henry Beau
saxes: T. Nash, L. Robinson, B. Russin, F. Stulce; trumpets: J. Best, C. Gorzo, R. Zarchy; trombones: G. Arus, R. Noel, J. Priddy; piano: W. Miller; guitar: A. Reuss; bass: J. Ryan; drums: J. Siracusa

25. Azure-Te (Paris Blues)
(D. Wolf/B. Davis)
mx. RHCO 10180, rec. 6/3/52
Charted 9/27/52; weeks: 1; peak: #30
Arranged and conducted by Axel Stordahl
saxes: C. Gentry, T. Nash, L. Robinson, B. Russin, F. Stulce; trumpets: J. Best, C. Gorzo, R. Zarchy; trombones: G. Arus, R. Noel, J. Priddy; steel guitar: W. West; piano: W. Miller; guitar: A. Reuss; bass: J. Ryan; drums: J. Siracusa, A. Stoller

26. Why Try To Change Me Now
(C. Coleman/J. McCarthy)
mx. CO 48181, rec. 9/17/52
arranged and conducted by Percy Faith
violins: S. Carmell, B. Erle, M. Green, H. Hoffman, H. Katzman, M. Lomask, G. Ockner, A. Ores, G. Orloff; violas: S. Brecher, R. Dickler; cello: B. Greenhouse; harp: E. Druzinski; saxes: V. Abato, R. Banzer, H. Feldman, A. Freistadt, J. Fulton; trombones: C. Butterfield, P. Giardino, J. Satterfield; piano: S. Freeman; guitar: A. Ryerson; bass: F. Carroll; drums: P. Krauss


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