Thursday, February 5, 2009

Jimmy Raney '81



Amazing European debut on Dutch Criss Cross label for Jimmy Raney who sounds here better than ever with his quartet including his son Doug on guitar who, not surprisingly, sounds just like dad - no mean feat!

Track listing:
1. What Is This Thing Called Love (Cole Porter)
2. This Is New (Kurt Weil)
3. My Shining Hour (Harold Arlen / Johnny Mercer)
4. Peri's Scope (Bill Evans)
5. Sweet And Lovely (Gus Arnheim / Harry Tobias / Jules Lemare)
6. Chewish Chive And English Brick (Jimmy Raney)
7. If I Should Lose You (Leo Robin / Ralph Rainger)
8. What Is This Thing Called Love (alt. take) (Cole Porter)
9. Peri's Scope (alt. take) (Bill Evans)
10. My Shining Hour (alt. take) (Harold Arlen / Johnny Mercer)
11. Sweet And Lovely (alt. take) (Gus Arnheim / Harry Tobias / Jules Lemare)
12. If I Should Lose You (alt. take) (Leo Robin / Ralph Rainger)
13. Chewish Chive And English Brick (alt. take) (Jimmy Raney)


Personnel:
Jimmy Raney (g)
Doug Raney (g)
Jesper Lundgaard (b)
Eric Ineke (d)


Recorded February 27, 1981 in Hilversum, The Netherlands.

2 comments:

TheVirginiaRecordRipper said...

fantastic, dude! pure delight, thx

B.

jpo said...

the raney posts are awesome--what a wonderful player.
i have much raney but not 81 and but beau so thanks !!!