Magazine article IAJRC Journal

Manhattan at Midnight & More

Magazine article IAJRC Journal

Manhattan at Midnight & More

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Ellis Larkins (pno) Art Ryerson (gtr) Beverly Peer (bs) Recorded at NYC 1956

Ellis Larkins (pno) Skeeter Best (gtr) Joe Benjamin (bs) Jim Crawford (dms) Recorded at NYC 1958

Manhattan at Midnight Suite (Manhattan Suite, Lullaby of Broadway, Autumn In New York, The Blue Room, Sidewalks of New York, Lullaby of Birdland, Forty Five Minutes From Broadway, Forty second Street)/Penthouse Suite (Penthouse Serenade, You're Blasé, Down In the Depths of the 90th Floor, Give My Regards To Broadway, Stompin' At the Savoy, One For My Baby, Manhattan)/Am I Blue/Blue Prelude/Blue and Sentimental/Blue Moon/Blue Again/A Blues Serenade/Interlude # 1/At Loose Ends/Ode To Mane/Interlude # 2/Time/Four Bar Into With Tag TT: 79:09

Here you get your money's worth - two full long play records on one compact disc and not one tune missing. The first part of this CD makes up tracks one and two as each side of the original recording was one long medley. This is Manhattan At Midnight Decca DL 8303 and the personnel is Larkins, Ryerson and Peer. The rest of the CD is then divided up into 12 tracks and was originally issued as Blue and Sentimental Decca DL 9211. …

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