Wednesday, November 18, 2020

Shorty Rogers & His Giants - Isn't it Romantic (1955 vinyl mono)

 

Isn't it Romantic

Recorded on March 1-3, 1955 in mono. Shorty Rogers - trumpet Jimmy Giuffre - clarinet, tenor saxophone, baritone saxophone Pete Jolly - piano Curtis Counce - bass Shelly Manne - drums The Swinging Mr. Rogers is an album by American jazz trumpeter, composer and arranger Shorty Rogers, released on the Atlantic label in 1955 "Isn't It Romantic?" is a popular song and part of the Great American Songbook. The music was composed by Richard Rodgers, with lyrics by Lorenz Hart. It has a 32-bar chorus in A–B–A–C form. Alec Wilder, in his book American Popular Song: The Great Innovators 1900–1950, calls it "a perfect song." [Wilder, Alec (1990). American Popular Song: The Great Innovators, 1900-1950] As much as possible, I attempted to remove most of the pops and crackles from the original vinyl album. I do not own the copyright to the music, the recording and the photos. (Image post and video art were appropriated from the original album.) This video is posted for educational use under Section 17 U.S. Code § 107. Limitations on exclusive rights: Fair use. Hope you enjoy. sDg.
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