Duet (Stan Kenton and June Christy Album)
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Duet Stan Kenton and June Christy Album
Duet
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Studio album by June Christy and Stan Kenton
Released1955
RecordedMay 7, 9 & 19, 1955
Capitol Recording Studios, Melrose Avenue, Hollywood, CA
GenreJazz
Length40:11
LabelCapitol T 656
ProducerBill Miller
Stan Kenton chronology
The Kenton Era
(1955)
Duet
(1955)
Contemporary Concepts
(1955)
June Christy chronology
Something Cool
(1955)
Duet
(1955)
The Misty Miss Christy
(1956)

Duet is an album by vocalist June Christy and pianist Stan Kenton with featuring performances of jazz standards recorded in 1955 and released on the Capitol label.[1][2][3]

Reception

Professional ratings
Review scores
SourceRating
Allmusic4/5 stars[4]

The Allmusic review by Stephen Cook noted "Kenton exercises unexpected restraint throughout, shading Christy's dramatically cool delivery with snatches of Ellington color and chamber music formality".[4]

Track listing

  1. "Ev'ry Time We Say Goodbye" (Cole Porter) - 3:48
  2. "Lonely Woman" (Benny Carter, Ray Sonin) - 5:54
  3. "Just the Way I Am" (Bobby Troup) - 3:52
  4. "You're Mine, You" (Johnny Green, Edward Heyman) - 3:10
  5. "Angel Eyes" (Matt Dennis, Earl Brent) - 4:19
  6. "Come to the Party" (Joe Greene) - 3:09
  7. "Baby, Baby All the Time" (Troup) - 2:20
  8. "We Kiss in a Shadow" (Richard Rodgers, Oscar Hammerstein II) - 1:54
  9. "How Long Has This Been Going On?" (George Gershwin, Ira Gershwin) - 4:56
  10. "Prelude to a Kiss" (Duke Ellington, Irving Gordon, Irving Mills) - 3:40 Bonus track on CD reissue
  11. "Thanks for You" (Bernie Hanighen, Marvin Wright) - 3:09 Bonus track on CD reissue
  • Recorded at Capitol Studios in Hollywood, CA on May 7, 1955 (track 8-10), May 9, 1955 (tracks 2, 3 & 5-7) and May 19, 1955 (tracks 1, 4 & 9)

Personnel


References

  1. ^ Vosbein, P. Stan Kenton Discography accessed April 16, 2016
  2. ^ Watts, R., Edwards, D., Eyries, P. and Callahan, M. Capitol Album Discography, Part 5: 600-2999 (1955-1968) accessed April 16, 2016
  3. ^ The Capitol Sessions of Stan Kenton: 1955 accessed April 16, 2016
  4. ^ a b Cook, Stephen. Duet - Review at AllMusic. Retrieved April 11, 2016.

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