HIS EIGHT FINEST (4CD) by BENNY CARTER Compact Disc - 4 CD Box Set EN4CD9187 pre order

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HIS EIGHT FINEST (4CD) 
by BENNY CARTER 
Compact Disc - 4 CD Box Set

 

EN4CD9187


OVERVIEW

This 4 CD set contains eight of Benny Carter’s best ever records, all beautifully remastered, and presented elegantly in this new box set. Providing a superb starting point for those beginners wishing to extend their musical appreciation of this maverick genius, and a welcome reminder for those already somewhat versed, this compilation will prove a delight for anyone and everyone ready to swing.


  • Benny Carter was an American jazz saxophonist, clarinettist, trumpeter, composer, arranger, and bandleader - who, along with Johnny Hodges, was a pioneer of the alto-sax.

  • This 4 CD set contains eight of Benny Carter’s best ever records, all beautifully remastered, and presented elegantly in this new box set. Providing a superb starting point for those beginners wishing to extend their musical appreciation of this maverick genius, and a welcome reminder for those already somewhat versed, this compilation will prove a delight for anyone and everyone ready to swing.

 

Label: ENLIGHTENMENT SERIES

This 4 CD set contains eight of Benny Carter’s best ever records, all beautifully remastered, and presented elegantly in this new box set. Providing a superb starting point for those beginners wishing to extend their musical appreciation of this maverick genius, and a welcome reminder for those already somewhat versed, this compilation will prove a delight for anyone and everyone ready to swing.

DISC ONE
1.  Just One Of Those Things  5:07  2.  Marriage Blues  7:33  3.  Angel Eyes  3:24  4.  That Old Black Magic  6:38 5.  The Song Is You  4:40  6.  This Can’t Be Love  3:20  7.  Frenesi  4:31  8.  I Still Love Him So  5:47 9.  The Moon Is Low  6:07  10.  I Missed My Hat  5:20  11.  Ballad Medley  6:19  12.  Polite Blues  5:49 13.  Close your Eyes  2:40  14.  Where’s Art  4:07  15.  I Don’t Know  4:37  16.  Striding  2:46  17.  Wailing  3:10
             
DISC TWO
1.  Old Fashioned Love  7:48  2.  I’m Coming Virginia  5:46  3.  A Walkin’ Thing  5:57  4.  Blue Lou  4:56 5.  Ain’t She Sweet  3:37  6.  How Can you Lose  6:12  7.  Blues My Naughty Sweetie Gives To Me  4:40 8.  Thou Swell  2:54  9.  My Blue Heaven  3:22  10.  Just Imagine  2:36 11.  If I Could Be With You (One Hour Tonight)  2:43  12.  Sweet Lorraine  5:04  13.  Who’s Sorry Now  2:26 14.  Laugh, Clown, Cry  3:22  15.  All Alone  3:16  16.  Mary Lou  3:10  17.  In A Little Spanish Town  2:47 18.  Someone To Watch Over Me  2:40  19.  A Monday Date  3:11
               
DISC THREE
1.  June In January  3:14  2. February Fiesta  1:57  3. March Wind  3:18  4. I’ll Remember April  3:23  5. One Morning In May  2:51 6. June Is Busting Out All Over  3:01  7. Sleigh Ride In July  2:53  8. August Moon  3:42  9. September Song  2:42 10. Something For October  2:55  11. Swingin’ In November  3:03  12. Roses In December  2:39  13. And The Angels Sing  2:59 14. Everything I have Is Yours  3:36  15.  Understand  3:07  16. All Or  Nothing At All  3:18  17. I’ll Never Smile Again  2:25 18. If I Loved You  3:46  19. Far Away Places  3:26  20. I Should Care  4:01  21. For All We Know  3:03  22. I Don’t Stand The Ghost Of A Chance 2:51 23. The One I Love  3:08  24. Moon Of Manakoora  2:43
      
DISC FOUR
1. Honeysuckle Rose  3:54  2. The Midnight Sun Will Never Set  4:01  3. Crazy Rhythm  3:26  4. Blue Star  5:24 5. Cotton Tail  4:28  6. Body And Soul  4:13  7. Cherry  4:57  8. Doozy  3:37  9. Opening Blues  10:14  10.Lula  7:46 11. When Lights Are Low  4:47  12. You Can’t Tell The Difference  12:07