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Artist: Brown, Ray
Title: Some Of My Best Friends Are... Singers
Format: CD
Label: LIM
Catalog Number:78
Barcode:4892843005054 itemnumber=1000116705
Price: $43.98  (All prices include domestic shipping.)
Genre: JAZZ
Release Date: 6/17/2014
Availability: In Stock
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Bassist Ray Brown spent 15 years in the Oscar Peterson trio. Since then, he's never fallen off the jazz map, becoming a mainstay in the mainstream with his own swinging, bop-smart trio. His "Best Friends" series has also elevated the dialogue of collective ensembles, integrating seasoned elders and neophytes into his expanding band. With this release, Brown brings singers on board; from the savvy old-world swing of Etta Jones to the hip post-bop of Dee Dee Bridgewater, he moves both smoothly and solidly. There are also particularly strong surprises, from Kevin Mahogany's deep blue's tracks to Nancy King's under heralded excellence. Also includes support from other well know jazz artists including Diana Krall and Marlena Shaw. This release contains Ultra High Definition 32-Bit Mastering & UHD 32-Bit PureFlection Manufacturing Process. Ultra High Definition 32-Bit Mastering is a proprietary ultra-high-quality mastering system. This disc is playable in all CD Players.

Track Listing
 1. 
More Than You Know - feat. Dee Dee Bridgewater

 2. 
I Thought About You - feat. Diana Krall

 3. 
Poor Butterfly - feat. Etta Jones

 4. 
But Beautiful - feat. Nancy King, Antonio Hart

 5. 
Skylark - feat. Kevin Mahogany, Russell Malone

 6. 
Little Boy - feat. Diana Krall

 7. 
At Long Last Love - feat. Marlena Shaw

 8. 
Cherokee - feat. Dee Dee Bridgewater, Ralph Moore

 9. 
(There Is) No Greater Love - feat. Etta Jones, Russell Malone

10. 
Imagination - feat. Marlena Shaw

11. 
The Party's Over - feat. Kevin Mahogany

12. 
Perfect Blues - feat. Nancy King, Antonio Hart

Performers on this Album
Musicians:
Dee Dee Bridgewater, vocals
Etta Jones, vocals
Nancy King, vocals
Diana Krall, vocals
Kevin Mahogany, vocals
Marlena Shaw, vocals

Ray Brown, bass
Geoff Keezer, piano
Gregory Hutchinson, drums
Antonio Hart, alto saxophone
Russell Malone, guitar
Ralph Moore, tenor saxophone
Additional Technical Information Available For This Album
Release Format: CD         
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