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Polka Dots And Moonbeams / Paul Desmond


Release Date: 10/01/2010 
Label:  Rca   Catalog #: 61066  
Composer:  Robert WellsJames Van HeusenRalph RaingerFrederick Loewe,   ... 
Performer:  Eugene ChericoEugene WrightConnie KayJim Hall,   ... 
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Special Order:  This CD requires additional production time and ships within 2-3 business days.  

This CD is reissued by ArkivMusic.

Notes and Editorial Reviews

Personnel: Paul Desmond (alto saxophone); Jim Hall (guitar); Eugene Cherico, Eugene Wright, Percy Heath (bass); Connie Kay (drums).

Producer: George Avakian.

Reissue producer: John Snyder.

Recorded in New York, New York between 1963 and 1965. Includes liner notes by Ira Gitler.

Digitally remastered by Joe Lopes and Jay Newland (1991, BMG Recording Studios, New York, New York).
Personnel: Paul Desmond (alto saxophone); Jim Hall (guitar); Eugene Cherico, Eugene Wright, Percy Heath (bass); Connie Kay (drums).

Producer: George Avakian.

Reissue producer: John Snyder.

Recorded in New York, New York between 1963 and 1965. Includes liner notes by Ira Gitler.

Digitally remastered by Joe Lopes and Jay Newland (1991, BMG Recording Studios, New York, New York).
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Works on This Recording

1.
When Joanna Loved Me by Robert Wells
Performer:  Eugene Cherico (Double Bass), Eugene Wright (Double Bass), Connie Kay (Drums),
Jim Hall (Guitar), Paul Desmond (Saxophone), Percy Heath (Double Bass)
Period: 20th Century 
2.
Carnival in Flanders: Here's that Rainy Day by James Van Heusen
Performer:  Percy Heath (Double Bass), Eugene Cherico (Double Bass), Eugene Wright (Double Bass),
Connie Kay (Drums), Jim Hall (Guitar), Paul Desmond (Saxophone)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1953; USA 
3.
Polka Dots and Moonbeams by James Van Heusen
Performer:  Eugene Cherico (Double Bass), Eugene Wright (Double Bass), Connie Kay (Drums),
Jim Hall (Guitar), Paul Desmond (Saxophone), Percy Heath (Double Bass)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1940 
4.
Easy Living by Ralph Rainger
Performer:  Eugene Cherico (Double Bass), Eugene Wright (Double Bass), Connie Kay (Drums),
Jim Hall (Guitar), Paul Desmond (Saxophone), Percy Heath (Double Bass)
5.
My Fair Lady: I've Grown Accustomed to Her Face by Frederick Loewe
Performer:  Eugene Cherico (Double Bass), Eugene Wright (Double Bass), Connie Kay (Drums),
Jim Hall (Guitar), Paul Desmond (Saxophone), Percy Heath (Double Bass)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1956; USA 
6.
Pal Joey: Bewitched, bothered and bewildered by Richard Rodgers
Performer:  Eugene Cherico (Double Bass), Eugene Wright (Double Bass), Connie Kay (Drums),
Jim Hall (Guitar), Paul Desmond (Saxophone), Percy Heath (Double Bass)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1940; USA 

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