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Sunday At Iridium


Download links and information about Sunday At Iridium by Bob Dorough. This album was released in 2004 and it belongs to Jazz, Vocal Jazz genres. It contains 21 tracks with total duration of 01:09:48 minutes.

Artist: Bob Dorough
Release date: 2004
Genre: Jazz, Vocal Jazz
Tracks: 21
Duration: 01:09:48
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No. Title Length
1. Welcome from Bob Dorough 0:51
2. You're the Dangerous Type 7:03
3. But for Now 4:15
4. Introducing the Band 0:39
5. You're Looking At Me 5:21
6. Introducing Joe Wilder 0:26
7. Sunday (featuring Joe Wilder) 4:34
8. Introducing the Bobettes 0:13
9. Comin' Home, Baby 3:51
10. Introducing Schoolhouse Rock 0:33
11. Three Is a Magic Number 7:00
12. Baby Used to Be 4:30
13. How Could a Man Take Such a Fall 3:43
14. Introducing Daryl Sherman 0:21
15. Without Rhyme or Reason (featuring Daryl Sherman) 6:04
16. Down St. Thomas Way 5:13
17. Ain't No Spoofin' (featuring Joe Wilder) 6:08
18. Introducing Electricity, Electricity and the Bobettes 0:23
19. Electricity, Electricity 3:52
20. Farewell from Bob 0:14
21. We'll Be Together Again 4:34



One of the delights for jazz fans going to New York City in 2004 was catching Bob Dorough during his regular Sunday brunch gig at Iridium. This intimate club is the perfect setting for an entertainer like Dorough, a superb bop stylist at the piano, who is also a charming singer and valuable composer to boot, all of which he has proved over a career that spanned around a half century at the time of these live recordings. With guitarist Steve Berger, bassist Steve Gilmore (on loan from Phil Woods while Dorough's regular was traveling overseas), and drummer Ed Ornowski, Dorough delves into standards, new material, and his own works (both old and new) with equal enthusiasm. While the pianist's originals are the obvious highlights of this CD, there are also surprises, such as a vocal version of Sonny Rollins' traditional calypso hit, retitled "Down St. Thomas Way" (with humorous lyrics by Ray Passman and Herb Wasserman). Trumpeter Joe Wilder sits in for a romp through the old swing tune "Sunday" and "Ain't No Spoofin'," while the delightful (and underrated) pianist and singer Daryl Sherman shares the bench and the vocals with the leader for his "Without Rhyme or Reason." Backing Dorough for two selections are the Bobettes, a pair of vocalists (Laura Amico and Roslyn Hart) who are also Broadway actresses and cabaret performers and who moonlight at the club on Sundays. They are present for two of his biggest hits, "Electricity" (first performed on the long-running ABC television series Schoolhouse Rock) and his decades-old hit "Comin' Home Baby." Also noteworthy is a more recent composition, the bittersweet "Baby Used to Be." This is easily one of Bob Dorough's best recordings and it is warmly recommended.