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Released  1957
Artist  Jimmy Raney
Producer  Bob Weinstock
Genre  Jazz
Length  46:10
Release date  1957
Label  Prestige Records
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Recorded  May 28, 1954, February 18, 1955 and March 8, 1955
Studio  Van Gelder Studio, Hackensack, New Jersey
Similar  Jimmy Raney albums, Jazz albums

A is an album by guitarist Jimmy Raney recorded at three separate sessions between 1954 and 1955 and released on the Prestige label.

Contents

Reception

Ken Dryden of Allmusic reviewed the album, stating "This CD contains some of Jimmy Raney's finest work as a leader and is highly recommended".

Track listing

All compositions by Jimmy Raney except where noted.

  1. "Minor" – 4:31
  2. "Some Other Spring" (Arthur Herzog, Jr., Irene Kitchings) – 5:01
  3. "Double Image" – 4:28
  4. "On the Square" – 4:27
  5. "Spring Is Here" (Lorenz Hart, Richard Rodgers) – 2:53
  6. "One More for the Mode" – 3:49
  7. "What's New?" (Johnny Burke, Bob Haggart) – 2:42
  8. "Tomorrow Fairly Cloudy" – 3:28
  9. "A Foggy Day" (George Gershwin, Ira Gershwin) – 4:07
  10. "Someone to Watch over Me" (Gershwin, Gershwin) – 3:12
  11. "Cross Your Heart" (Buddy DeSylva, Lewis Gensler Jimmy Raney 3:53
  12. "You Don't Know What Love Is" (Gene de Paul, Don Raye) – 3:39

Note

  • Tracks 5-12 were initially released on a Prestige 10" LP titled Jimmy Raney 1955 (PRLP199.)
  • Personnel

  • Jimmy Raney – guitar
  • John Wilson – trumpet (tracks 5-12)
  • Hall Overton – piano
  • Teddy Kotick – bass
  • Art Mardigan (tracks 1-4), Nick Stabulas (tracks 5-12) – drums
  • Production

  • Bob Weinstock – supervisor
  • Rudy Van Gelder – engineer
  • Songs

    1Minor4:35
    2Some Other Spring5:03
    3Double Image4:33

    References

    A (Jimmy Raney album) Wikipedia


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