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PLATINUM JAZZ


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TRACK LISTING:

1. Jimmy Scott
"How Can I Go On Without You" (Smith) 5:11
2. Donald Harrison
"Indian Blues" (Harrison) 4:41
3. Chet Baker
"Milestones" (Davis) 6:21
4. Dizzy Gillespie
"Alone Together" (Schwartz) 4:36
5. Dexter Gordon
"I Guess I'll Hang My Tears Out To Dry" (Styne & Cahn) 6:09
6. The Flying Neutrinos
"Love Is Coming Back" (Phillips) 3:23
7. Jim Tomlinson
"Makin' Brownies" (Tomlinson) 5:20
8. Charles Mingus
"Mysterious Blues" (Mingus) 8:41
9. Thelonious Monk
"Epistrophy" (Monk) 5:42
10. Stacey Kent
"Close Your Eyes" (Petkere) 5:19
11. Lee Konitz
"Hi Beck" (Konitz) 3:37
12. Phil Woods
"Rights of Swing (Part 3)" (Woods) 5:40
13. Lester Young
"D.B. Blues" (Young) 3:35


Platinum Jazz Volume 1 is the first in a series of albums which combines classic recordings by the pioneers of jazz with stunning artwork at a reasonable price. For the jazz newcomer, Platinum Jazz provides accessible tunes and brilliant performances; for the aficionados, the album contains the seminal players of the genre. Included in this prominent new series are works by the great Chet Baker, Jimmy Scott, Dexter Gordon, Thelonious Monk, Dizzy Gillespie, and rising stars such as Stacey Kent and The Flying Neutrinos. Each track was carefully chosen to reach a wide range of listeners while not alienating the connoisseurs of the genre.

The artwork is by photographer Frank Otten. Platinum Jazz is the perfect compilation of songs for romantic times, quiet times or to accompany the first martini of the evening.


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