24 Feb 2018

Harold Arlen Songbook (1)

From Inside Out, 6:10 pm on 24 February 2018
Harold Arlen (L) and Johnny Mercer

Harold Arlen (L) and Johnny Mercer Photo: supplied

 

Harold Arlen's name may be less familiar than Irving Berlin or Cole Porter, but he wrote some of the most iconic tunes in jazz. This hour we check out Sonny Rollins playing "between the Devil and the Deep Blue Sea", Ben Webster with "Stormy Weather", and Frank Sinatra singing "That Old Black Magic". 

 

 

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MUSIC DETAILS:

# Artist: Song: Composer: Album Label: Duration:
1 Sonny Stitt Between the Devil and the Deep Blue Sea Arlen / Koehler Personal Appearance Verve 04:27
2 Diana Krall Let's Fall in Love Arlen / Koehler Live in Paris   04:34
3 Ben Webster Stormy Weather Arlen / Koehler Stormy Weather   07:21
4 Woody Herman Blues in the night Arlen / Mercer Keep on Keepin' On: 1968-1970 Chess 13:43
5 Chris Potter, Steve Wilson, Terell Stafford, Keith Javors, Delbert Felix and John Davis My Shining Hour Arlen / Mercer   Inarhyme Records 06:35
6 Frank Sinatra That Old Black Magic Arlen / Mercer Come Swing With Me Capitol 04:05
7 Joanne Brackeen I've Got the World on a String Arlen / Koehler Havin' Fun Concord 05:33
8 Bud Shank Sextet Ac-Cent-Tchu-Ate the Positive Arlen / Mercer Bud Shank Sextet Plays Harold Arlen Jimco 05:29