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The Complete Capitol Bobby Hackett Solo Sessions (#210)


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The Complete Capitol Bobby Hackett Solo Sessions (#210)
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THE COMPLETE CAPITOL BOBBY HACKETT SOLO SESSIONS


DISC I
Soft Lights and Bobby Hackett
1. Soft Lights And Sweet Music (B) 2:05
(Irving Berlin)
2. Bobby's Blues (B) 2:46
(B. Hackett-S. Feller)
3. I Cried For You (Now It's Your Turn To Cry Over Me) (B) 2:25
(Freed-Arnheim-Lyman)
4. You Turned The Tables On Me (A) 2:24
(S. Mitchell-L. Alter)
5. Under A Blanket Of Blue (F) 2:45
(Livingston-Symes-Neiburg)
6. How About You? (F) 2:52
(B. Lane-R. Freed)
7. Easy To Love (B) 2:12
(Cole Porter)
8. That Old Black Magic (A) 3:01
(J. Mercer-H. Arlen)
9. Someday You'll Be Sorry (A) 2:32
(Louis Armstrong)
10. The Song Is You (A) 2:41
(J. Kern-O. Hammerstein II)
11. It's All Right With Me (F) 3:25
(Cole Porter)
12. Sleep (F) 2:32
(Earl Lebieg)
In A Mellow Mood
13. Serenade In Blue (D) 3:21
(M. Gordon-H. Warren)
14. Deep Night (C) 2:50
(C. Henderson-R. Vallee)
15. In A Sentimental Mood (E) 3:06
(Ellington-Mills-Kurtz)
16. Lazy River (D) 3:00
(H. Carmichael-S. Arodin)
17. Carefree (E) 2:38
(C. Henderson-E. Heyman)
18. Mood Indigo (C) 3:31
(Bigard-Ellington-Mills)
19. Get Out Of Town (D) 2:10
(Cole Porter)
20. All Through The Night (C) 3:47
(Cole Porter)
21. Stars In My Eyes (E) 2:14
(F. Kreisler-D. Fields)
22.Rain (D) 2:53
(Eugene Ford)
23.Flamingo (C) 3:05
(E. Anderson-T. Grouya)
24. You're My Thrill (E) 3:11
(J. Gorney-S. Clare) 68:47
Rendezvous
25. Isn't It Romantic? (G) 2:55
(R. Rodgers-L. Hart)
26. If You Were The Only Girl In The World (G) 3:06
(N. Ayer-C. Grey)
27. Together (G) 2:32
(Henderson-Brown-DeSylva)


DISC II Rendezvous
1. You Are Too Beautiful (J) 3:02
(R. Rodgers-L. Hart)
2. Thank You For A Lovely Evening (I) 2:36
(J. McHugh-D. Fields)
3. Autumn Nocturne (H) 2:34
(J. Myrow-K. Gannon)
4. Cocktails For Two (G) 2:56
(S. Coslow-A. Johnston)
5. When I'm With You (J) 3:06
(M. Gordon-H. Revel)
6. We Kiss In A Shadow (H) 3:05
(R. Rodgers-O. Hammerstein II)
7. Two Cigarettes In The Dark (J) 2:33
(P. Webster-L. Pollack)
8. The Very Thought Of You (I) 2:32
(Ray Noble)
9. The Way You Look Tonight (H) 2:30
(D. Fields-J. Kern)
10. Moonlight Becomes You (J) 3:12
(J. Van Heusen-J. Burke)
11. Love Me (H) 3:04
(V. Young-N. Washington)
12. One Kiss (I) 2:24
(O. Hammerstein II-S. Romberg)
13. My Heart Stood Still (I) 2:48
(R. Rodgers-L. Hart)
Don't Take Your Love From Me
14. Ev'rything I Love (P) 2:51
(Cole Porter)
15. Moonlight Serenade (N) 3:17
(M. Parish-G. Miller)
16. Put Your Dreams Away (O) 2:37
(Mann-Weiss-Lowe)
17. Softly As In A Morning Sunrise (N) 2:52
(S. Romberg-O. Hammerstein II)
18. Wonderful One (P) 2:57
(P. Whiteman-F. Grofe)
19. Zigeuner (O) 2:23
(Noel Coward)
20. Don't Take Your Love From Me (P) 3:21
(Henry Nemo)
21. Autumn Serenade (N) 2:52
(P. DeRose-S. Gallop)
22. If I Had A Million Dollars (O) 2:38
(M. Malneck-J. Mercer)
23. A Handful Of Stars (O) 3:16
(T. Shapiro-J. Lawrence)
24. Street Of Dreams (P) 2:33
(S. Lewis-V. Young)
25. The Thrill Is Gone (N) 3:44
(L. Brown-R. Henderson)


DISC III
Gotham Jazz Scene
1. At The Jazz Band Ball (M) 2:46
(D. La Rocca-L. Shields)
2. Lazy Mood (K) 3:58
(E. Miller-J. Mercer)
3. Wolverine Blues (M) 2:40
(Morton-Spikes-Spikes)
4. The Continental (K) 2:37
(C. Conrad-H. Magidson)
5. Rose Room (M) 3:17
(H. Williams-A. Hickman)
6. In A Little Spanish Town (L) 2:37
(Lewis-Young-Wayne)
7. Cornet Chop Suey (L) 2:38
(Louis Armstrong).
8. Caravan (K) 3:16
(Ellington-Tizol-Mills)
9. Tin Roof Blues (L) 5:30
(Roppolo-Mares-Pollack-Brunies-Stitzel-Melrose)
10. Albatross (L) 2:57
(D. Cary-M. McPartland)
11. Henry Hudson (M) 2:40
(Dick Cary)
12. It Don't Mean A Thing (L) 3:06
(D. Ellington-I. Mills)
At The Embers
13. Paradise (S) 2:46
(G. Clifford-N. Brown)
14. Spring, Beautiful Spring (Q) 2:37
(Paul Lincke)
15. C'est Magnifique (Q) 2:21
(Cole Porter)
16. I'll See You In My Dreams (S) 2:30
(G. Kahn-I. Jones)
17. It's Been So Long (R) 2:15
(H. Adamson-W. Donaldson)
18. That Naughty Waltz (R) 2:07
(S. Levy-E. Stanley)
19. Cheek To Cheek (R) 2:48
(Irving Berlin)
20. If I Had My Way (R) 2:38
(J. Kendis-L. Klein)
21. My Monday Date (S) 2:17
(Earl Hines)
22. If You Were There (S) 2:21
(Farrow-Ackers-Slawson)
23. All Of You (Q) 2:14
(Cole Porter)
24. Rosalie (Q) 2:05
(Cole Porter)

DISC IV The Bobby Hackett Quartet
1. Bernie's Tune (X) 2:39
(Miller-Leiber-Stoller)
2. The Lady Is A Tramp (Y) 2:01
(R. Rodgers-L. Hart)
3. Michelle (X) 3:07
(Bobby Hackett)
4. You Stepped Out Of A Dream (W) 2:36
(N. Brown-G. Kahn)
5. Stompin' At The Savoy (W) 2:53
(Sampson-Goodman-Webb)
6. Swing That Music (X) 2:10
(L. Armstrong-H. Gerlach)
7. Stereoso (W) 2:47
(Bob Carter)
8. Undecided (X) 2:25
(S. Robin-C. Shavers)
9. Don't Be That Way (W) 2:53
(Goodman-Parish-Sampson)
10. Kahakalau (X) 2:09
(Bob Carter)
11. High Society (W or X) 2:10
(Copeland-Greene-Swan)
12. It Don't Mean A Thing (Y) 2:18
(D. Ellington-I. Mills)
Easy Beat
13. I'm In The Market For You (DD) 3:09
(J. Hanley-J. McCarthy)
14. Embraceable You (DD) 3:19
(G & I Gershwin)
15. Mr. Wonderful (DD) 2:35
(Block-Holofcener-Weiss)
16. 'Tis Autumn (CC) 3:05
(Henry Nemo)
17. Take The A Train (CC) 3:05
(Billy Strayhorn)
18. Bright Eyes (CC) 2:37
(M. Jerome-E. Smith)
19. Too Close For Comfort (DD) 3:19
(Block-Holofcener-Weiss)
20. Anytime, Anyday, Anywhere (CC) 2:52
(Washington-Young-Wiley)
21. What's New? (DD) 4:23
(J. Burke-B. Haggart)
22. C'est Fini (DD) 2:59
(Chavez)
23. Prelude To A Kiss (DD) 3:22
(Ellington-Mills-Gordon)
24. Sleepy Lagoon (CC) 2:51
(E. Coates-J. Lawrence)

DISC V
Blues With A Kick
1. Good-bye Blues (U) 2:32
(McHugh-Fields-Johnson)
2. Weary Blues (V) 2:49
(Greene-Cates-Matthews)
3. Sugar Blues (T)3:13
(C. Williams-L. Fletcher)
4. Blues In The Night (U) 3:32
(J. Mercer-H. Arlen)
5. Baker's Keyboard Blues (T) 2:51
(Bobby Hackett)
6. Wang Wang Blues (V) 2:38
(Mueller-Busse-Johnson)
7. Limehouse Blues (T) 2:41
(P. Braham-D. Furber)
8. Davenport Blues (V) 2:57
(Bix Beiderbecke)
9. Blues In My Heart (U) 2:44
(B. Carter-I. Mills)
10. Alcoholic Blues (U) 2:45
(E. Laska-A. Von Tilzer)
11. Bye Bye Blues (V) 1:22
(Bennett-Gray-Hamm-Lown)
12. Blues With A Kick (T) 2:53
(B. Hackett-S. Applebaum)
Hawaii Swings
13. Kohala March (Z) 2:01
(trad. arr. by Bob Carter)
14. Orchids From Hawaii (BB) 1:53
(Bob Carter)
15. Song Of The Islands (AA) 3:01
(Charles E. King)
16. Hawaii Swings (AA) 2:58
(A. Hoffman-D. Manning)
17. On The Beach At Waikiki (AA) 2:15
(H. Kailimai-G. Stover)
18. Robby-San (Z) 3:12
(Bob Carter)
19. Ku Nei (BB) 2:57
(Bob Carter)
20. Maui Chimes (AA) 2:06
(trad. arr. by Bob Carter)
21. Hapa Haole Hula Girl (AA) 2:28
(trad. arr. by Bob Carter)
22. Puamana (Sea breeze) (Z) 2:36
(Hoffman-Manning-Aluli)
23. Soft Sands (BB) 2:29
(L. Stein-C. Coates)
24. Aloha Oe (BB) 2:16
(Queen Liliuokalani)


DISCOGRAPHY
Although Bobby Hackett switches freely between cornet and trumpet throughout his career, the majority of his Capitol work was done on cornet and are listed as such. For the purposes of this discography, only initial LP issues are used.

SOFT LIGHTS AND BOBBY HACKETT:
(A) Bobby Hackett (cor), Lou Stein (p), Billy Bauer (g), Arnold Fishkind (b), Denzil Best (d), string quintet (four violas and one cello), probably Sid Feller (arr).
NYC, May 11,1953
20130 That Old Black Magic H 458, T 458
20131 The Song Is You - -
20132 You Turned The Tables On Me - -
20133 Someday You'll Be Sorry - -

(B) second session. same.personnel as (A).
NYC, May 11,1953
20134 Easy To Love H 458, T 458
20135 Soft Lights And Sweet Music - -
20136 I Cried For You (Now It's Your Turn To Cry Over Me) - -
20137 Bobby's Blues - - ______________________________________________________________________________

IN A MELLOW MOOD:
(C) Bobby Hackett (cor), unknown piano, guitar, bass and drums with French horns, reeds and harp arranged and conducted by Glenn Osser
NYC, November 7,1954
20519 Deep Night T 575
20520 Mood Indigo -
20521 All Through The Night -
20523 Flamingo -
All titles issued on Cap.T 575,CD Coll. Choice CCM 164-2.

(D) Bobby Hackett (cor) with unknown vibes, piano, guitar, bass and drums, Glenn Osser (arr)..
NYC, November 9,1954
20522 Rain T 575
20524 Serenade In Blue -
20525 Lazy River -
20526 Get Out Of Town -

(E) Bobby Hackett (cor) unknown piano, guitar, bass and drums with trumpets, French horns and reeds arranged and conducted by Glenn Osser
NYC, November 10,1954
20538 Carefree T 575
20539 You're My Thrill -
20540 Stars In My Eyes -
20541 In A Sentimental Mood - ________________________________________________________________________________

SOFT LIGHTS AND BOBBY HACKETT:
(F) Bobby Hackett (cor) with unknown piano/celeste, guitar, bass, drums and. string quintet (four violas and one cello).
NYC, July 18,1955
20813 How About You? T 458
20814 Under A Blanket Of Blue -
20815 Sleep -
20816 It's All Right With Me - ________________________________________________________________________________

RENDEZVOUS:
(G) Bobby Hackett (cor) with unknown vibes, piano, guitar, bass and drums, Glenn Osser (arr).
NYC, January 23,1956
20988-10 Isn't It Romantic? previously unissued
20989 Cocktails For Two T 719
20990-3 If You Were The Only Girl In The World previously unissued
20991-9 Together -

(H) Bobby Hackett (cor) unknown piano, bass and drums with French horns, reeds and harp arranged and conducted by Glenn Osser
NYC, February 13,1956
20999 Autumn Nocturne T 719
21000 We Kiss In A Shadow -
21001 The Way You Look Tonight -
21002 Love Me -

(I) Bobby Hackett (cor) unknown piano, guitar, bass and drums with trumpets and reeds arranged and conducted by Glenn Osser
NYC, February 15,1956
20998 The Very Thought Of You T 719
21003 One Kiss -
21004-6 My Heart Stood Still previously unissued
21005 Thank You For A Lovely Evening T 719

(J) Bobby Hackett (cor) unknown piano/celeste, guitar, bass and drums with reeds arranged and conducted by Glenn Osser
NYC, April 3,1956
21067 When I'm With You T 719
21068 You Are Too Beautiful -
21069 Moonlight Becomes You -
21070 Two Cigarettes In The Dark - ________________________________________________________________________________

GOTHAM JAZZ SCENE:
(K) Bobby Hackett (cor), Dick Cary (E flat horn), Ernie Caceres (cl, bari), Tom Gwaltney (cl, vbs), Mickey Crane (p), John Dengler (tuba), Milt Hinton (b), Nat Ray (d).
NYC, March 27,1957
21451-5 Caravan T 857
21452-13 Lazy Mood -
21453-8 The Continental -

(L) same as session (K) except Al Hall replaces Milt Hinton.
NYC, April 4,1957
21454-10 In A Little Spanish Town T 857
21455-3 Tin Roof Blues -
21456-11 Albatross -
21457-4 It Don't Mean A Thing previously unissued
21463-6 Cornet Chop Suey T 857

(M) same as session (K)
NYC, April 10,1957
21480-9 Henry Hudson T 857
21481-5 Wolverine Blues -
21482-4 Rose Room -
21483-5 At The Jazz Band Ball - ________________________________________________________________________________

DON'T TAKE YOUR LOVE FROM ME::
(N) Bobby Hackett (cor), Cutty Cutshall, one or two unknown (tb), Dick Cary (E flat horn), Bob Wilber (ts,ss), four unknown (saxes & reeds), Dick Hyman (p, harpsichord), unknown (g), John Dengler (b), unknown (d,tambourine), three females (background vocals), David Terry (arr, cond)
NYC, November 27,1957
21793 Autumn Serenade T 1002
21794 Moonlight Serenade -
21795 The Thrill Is Gone -
21796 Softly As In A Morning Sunrise -

(O) same as session (N).
NYC, December 12,1957
21809 Put Your Dreams Away T 1002
21810 Zigeuner -
21811 A Handful Of Stars -
21812 If I Had A Million Dollars -

(P) same.as session (N)
NYC, December 19,1957
21815 Ev'rything I Love T 1002
21816 Wonderful One -
21817 Don't Take Your Love From Me -
21818 Street Of Dreams - ________________________________________________________________________________

AT THE EMBERS:
(Q) Bobby Hackett (cor), Pepe Moreale (p), John Giuffrida (as John Giuff) (b), Buzzy Drootin (d).
NYC, May 6,1958
22126-12 C'est Magnifique ST 1077
22127-11 Spring, Beautiful Spring -
22128-13 All Of You -
22129-5 Rosalie -

(R) same as session (Q)
NYC, May 7,1958
22130-19 Cheek To Cheek ST 1077
22131-9 It's Been Su Long -1 -
22132-6 If I Had My Way -
22133-10 That Naughty Waltz -

-1 mistitled It's Been A Long, Long Time on the original album.

(S) same.as session (Q).
NYC, May 8,1958
22134-11 Paradise ST 1077
22135-9 I'll See You In My Dreams -1 -
22136-10 If You Were There -
22137-9 My Monday Date -

-1 Moreale plays celeste on the opening and closing melodies. ________________________________________________________________________________

BLUES WITH A KICK:
(T) Bobby Hackett (cor) with (collective personnel) ): Dave McKenna (p), Nicky Tagg (p, org), John Giuffrida, Milt Hinton (b), Joe Porcaro (d), Harry Breuer, Phil Kraus (vbs, perc), string section (nine violins, two violas and two cellos), Stan Applebaum (arr, cond)
NYC, November 25,1958
22471 Sugar Blues ST 1172
22472 Baker's Keyboard Blues -
22473 Blues With A Kick -
22474 Limehouse Blues -

(U) same as session (T)
NYC, November 25,1958
22475 Alcoholic Blues ST 1172
22476 Blues In The Night -
22477 Good-Bye Blues -
22478 Blues In My Heart -

(V) same as session (T).
NYC, November 26,1958
22479 Bye Bye Blues-1 ST 1172
22480 Weary Blues -
22481 Wang Wang Blues -
22482 Davenport Blues -

-1:McKenna or Tagg plays celeste. _______________________________________________________________________________

THE BOBBY HACKETT QUARTET:
(W) Bobby Hackett (cor), Dave McKenna (p), Bob Carter (b), Dick Scott (d).
NYC, March 24,1959
22637 Don't Be That Way ST 1235
22641 Stereoso -
22642 High Society -1 -
22643 Stompin' At The Savoy -
22644 You Stepped Out Of A Dream -

-1 It's possible that "High Society" was remade on March 25 and that the master comes from that session. There is conflicting information in the Capitol files.

(X) same as session (W).
NYC, March 25,1959
22642 High Society (remake) (see footnote for March 24 session)
22645 Bernie's Tune ST 1235
22646 Swing That Music -
22647 Kahakalau -
22648 Michelle -
22649 Undecided -

(Y) same as session (W).
NYC, March 26,1959
22650 It Don't Mean A Thing ST 1235
22651 The Lady Is A Tramp - ________________________________________________________________________________

HAWAII SWINGS:
(Z) Bobby Hackett (cor), Bob Wilber (cl-1, ts-2), Lou Stein (p), Bill Kahakalau (steel g), Billy Bauer or Bucky Pizzarelli (g, ukulele), Bob Carter (b), Dick Scott (d), Johnny Cresci (bgo).
NYC, April 13,1959
22696 Kohala March -2 ST 1316
22697 Robby-San -1,2 -
22698 Puamana (Sea Breeze) -2 -

(AA) same as session (Z) except Dave McKenna (p) replaces Stein.
NYC, April 17,1959
22708 Hawaii Swings -1 ST 1316
22713 Maui Chimes -2 -
22714 Hapa Haole Hula Girl -2 -
22715 On The Beach At Waikiki -2 -
22724 Song Of The Islands -1 -

(BB) same as session (Z) except Stan Brauner (fl-1, cl-2, b cl-3, ts-4) and Dave McKenna (p) replace Wilber and Stein.
NYC, April 27,1959
22739 Orchids From Hawaii -1 ST 1316
22740 Soft Sands -2 -
22741 Ku Nei -3 -
22742 Aloha Oe -4 - _____________________________________________________________________________

EASY BEAT:
(CC) Bobby Hackett (cor), Pepe Moreale (p), Bill Cronk (b), Buzzy Drootin (d).
NYC, November 24,1959
22947-12 'Tis Autumn ST 1413
22948-1 Take The A Train -
22949-8 Sleepy Lagoon -1 -
22950-20 Anytime, Anyday, Anywhere -
22951-6 Bright Eyes -

-1 Moreale plays celeste on introduction and the opeing and closing melodies.

(DD) same as session (CC).
NYC, November 25,1959
22952-9 I'm In The Market For You -1 ST 1413
22953-3 Mr. Wonderful -
22954-1 What's New? -
22955-10 Embraceable You -1 -
22956-12 Too Close For Comfort -
22957-8 C'est Fini -2 -
22958-3 Prelude To A Kiss -

-1 Moreale plays celeste on introduction and first melody.
-2 Moreale plays celeste on introduction, first melody and ending. ___________________________________________________________

ALBUM INDEX
H 458 Soft Lights And Bobby Hackett (10" LP)
T 458 Soft Lights And Bobby Hackett (12" LP)
T 575 In A Mellow Mood
T 719 Rendezvois
T 857 Gotham Jazz Scene
T 1002 Don't Take Your Love From Me
ST 1077 At The Embers
ST 1172 Blues With A Kick
ST 1316 Hawaii Swings
ST 1235 The Bobby Hackett Quartet
ST 1413 Easy Beat

Some or all original sessions produced by Andy Wiswell
Produced for release by Michael Cuscuna
Transferred from the original mono and stereo masters in 24-bit and mastered by Ron McMaster, Capitol Mastering, Los Angeles Sessions A-P are mono. All others are stereo.

Special thanks to the Institute Of Jazz Studies.

Masters appear courtesy of courtesy of Capitol Records, Inc.
This compilation (p) 2001 EMI-Capitol Music Special Markets. Product of EMI-Capitol Music Special Markets, 1750 N. Vine Street, Hollywood, CA 90028. All rights reserved. Unauthorized duplication is a violation of applicable laws. Printed in the U.S.A.

2001 Mosaic Records, L.L.C., 35 Melrose Place, Stamford, CT 06902. All rights reserved.

Producer's note:
Because of the carefully constructed nature of many of these albums, we have maintained the original LP sequence in all cases. We have paired the albums by musical concept. Discs one and two contain the quartet plus orchestration albums. Discs three and four start with the jazz octet he led at the Henry Hudson Hotel in 1957 and contain all of the quartet recordings. Disc five contains the two thematic concept album.



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