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Anita O'Day's Finest Hour

Anita O'Day, Roy Eldridge, Gene Krupa Big Band, Cal Tjader (vibraphone), Johnny Rae (drums), Freddy Schreiber (bass guitar), Marty Paich & His Orchestra, Barney Kessel (guitar), Bud Shank (saxophone), Freddy Schreiber (double bass), Lonnie Hewitt (piano), Russ Garcia and His Orchestra (chamber...

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Contents

Waller: Honeysuckle Rose

Work length3:13
$1.10
$1.40
  • Anita O'Day
  • Recorded: 1955
  • Recording Venue: Hollywood, CA: Capitol

Rodgers, R: Little Girl Blue

Work length3:00
$1.10
$1.40
  • Anita O'Day
  • Recorded: 1960

Earl Bostic, Redd Evans: Let Me Off Uptown

Work length3:20
$1.10
$1.40
  • Gene Krupa Big Band, Anita O'Day (vocals), Roy Eldridge (trumpet), Gene Krupa (drums)
  • Recorded: 1956-02-12
  • Recording Venue: New York City, NY

Martin, Hugh: An Occasional Man

Work length2:27
$1.10
$1.40
  • Cal Tjader (vibraphone), Anita O'Day (vocals), Freddy Schreiber (bass guitar), Johnny Rae (drums)
  • Recorded: 1962

Jimmy Giuffre, Jon Hendricks: Four Brothers

Work length2:23
$1.10
$1.40
  • Marty Paich & His Orchestra, Anita O'Day (vocals), Bud Shank (alto saxophone), Lee Katzman (trumpet), Jim Amlotte (trombone), Kenny Shroyer (trombone), Kent Larsen (trombone), Sam Noto (trumpet), Phil Gilbert (trumpet), Jules Chaiken (trumpet), Lennie Niehaus (alto saxophone), Richie Kamuca (tenor saxophone), Bill Perkins (tenor saxophone), Marty Paich (piano), Mel Lewis (drums), Red Kelly (double bass), Jack Dulong (baritone saxophone)
  • Recorded: 1958
  • Recording Venue: Hollywood, CA: Radio

Youmans: Tea for Two

Work length3:58
$1.10
$1.40
  • Anita O'Day
  • Recorded: 1958
  • Recording Venue: Chicago, IL

Ray Biondi, Remo Biondi, Gene Krupa: Boogie Blues

Work length3:44
$1.10
$1.40
  • The Gary McFarland Orchestra, Anita O'Day (vocals), Zoot Sims (tenor saxophone), George Duvivier (double bass), Mel Lewis (drums), Barry Galbraith (guitar), Hank Jones (piano), Bob Brookmeyer (trombone), Phil Woods (alto saxophone), Willie Dennis (trombone), Doc Severinsen (trumpet), Herb Pomeroy (trumpet), Bernie Glow (trumpet)
  • Recorded: 1962
  • Recording Venue: New York City, NY

Billie Holiday, Arthur Herzog Jr.: God Bless The Child

Work length2:07
$1.10
$1.40
  • Anita O'Day
  • Recorded: 1961
  • Recording Venue: Hollywood, CA: Radio

Porter, C: What Is This Thing Called Love

Work length2:31
$1.10
$1.40
  • Anita O'Day (vocals), Wilbur Schwartz (alto saxophone), Mel Lewis (drums), George Morrow (bass (vocal)), Tommy Tedesco (guitar), Al Pellegrini (piano), Chuck Gentry (baritone), Gene Cipriano (tenor saxophone), Justin Gordon (tenor saxophone), Skeets Herfurt (alto saxophone), Ed Kusby (tuba), Dick Noel (tuba), Si Zentner (tuba), Dave Wells (tuba), Frank Beach (trumpet), Uan Rasey (trumpet), Conrad Gozzo (trumpet)
  • Recorded: 1959-04-09
  • Recording Venue: Capitol Recording Studios, Hollywood, CA

Frances Landesman, Thomas J. Wolf Jr., Tommy Wolf: The Ballad Of The Sad Young Men

Work length4:23
$1.10
$1.40
  • The Gary McFarland Orchestra, Anita O'Day (vocals), Zoot Sims (tenor saxophone), George Duvivier (double bass), Mel Lewis (drums), Barry Galbraith (guitar), Hank Jones (piano), Bob Brookmeyer (trombone), Phil Woods (alto saxophone), Willie Dennis (trombone), Doc Severinsen (trumpet), Herb Pomeroy (trumpet), Bernie Glow (trumpet)
  • Recorded: 1962
  • Recording Venue: New York City, NY

Kern: The way you look tonight (from Swing Time)

Work length2:09
$1.10
$1.40
  • Anita O'Day
  • Recorded: 1959
  • Recording Venue: Hollywood, CA: Radio

Marvin Fisher, Jack Segal: When Sunny Gets Blue

Work length3:02
$1.10
$1.40
  • Anita O'Day (vocals), Bud Shank (saxophone), Barney Kessel (guitar)
  • Recorded: 1960-10-04
  • Recording Venue: Hollywood, CA: Unite

Dave Frishberg: Peel Me A Grape

Work length3:03
$1.10
$1.40
  • Cal Tjader (vibraphone), Anita O'Day (vocals), Lonnie Hewitt (piano), Freddy Schreiber (double bass), Johnny Rae (drums)
  • Recorded: 1962
  • Recording Venue: RCA Studios Hollywood, Los Angeles

Prima: Sing, Sing, Sing (With A Swing)

Work length3:30
$1.10
$1.40
  • Russ Garcia and His Orchestra (chamber orchestra), Anita O'Day (vocals), Jim Amlotte (trombone), Kenny Shroyer (trombone), Kent Larsen (trombone), Sam Noto (trumpet), Phil Gilbert (trumpet), Lee Katzman (trumpet), Jules Chaiken (trumpet), Richie Kamuca (tenor saxophone), Bill Perkins (tenor saxophone), Marty Paich (piano), Mel Lewis (drums), Red Kelly (double bass), Jack Dulong (baritone saxophone), Lennie Niehaus (alto saxophone), Bud Shank (alto saxophone)
  • Recorded: 1958
  • Recording Venue: Hollywood, CA: Radio

William Tracey, Doris Tauber, Maceo Pinkard: Them There Eyes

Work length2:35
$1.10
$1.40
  • The Oscar Peterson Quartet, Oscar Peterson (piano), Herb Ellis (guitar), Ray Brown (double bass), John Poole (drums)
  • Recorded: 1957-01-31
  • Recording Venue: Universal Studios, Chicago

Anita O'Day: Anita's Blues

Work length3:24
$1.10
$1.40
  • Recorded: 1954
  • Recording Venue: Hollywood, CA: Radio

Maceo Pinkard, Ben Bernie, Kenneth Casey: Sweet Georgia Brown

Work length4:10
$1.10
$1.40
  • Anita O'Day (vocals), Milt Bernhart (trombone), Larry Bunker (vibraphone), Ray Linn (trumpet), Pete Candoli (trumpet), Harry 'Sweets' Edison (trumpet), Conte Candoli (trumpet), Conrad Gozzo (trumpet), Lloyd Ulyate (trombone), Bud Shank (alto saxophone), George Roberts (trombone), Frank Rosolino (trombone), George Auld (tenor saxophone), Bob Cooper (tenor saxophone), Barney Kessel (guitar), Al Hendrickson (guitar), Alvin Stoller (drums), Jimmy Giuffre (baritone saxophone), Herb Geller (alto saxophone)
  • Recorded: 1956
  • Recording Venue: Los Angeles, CA

Styne: The Party's Over

Work length3:10
$1.10
$1.40
  • Anita O'Day
  • Recorded: 1960
  • Recording Venue: Hollywood, CA: Radio