Close as Pages in a Book
Download links and information about Close as Pages in a Book by Maxine Sullivan, Bob Wilber. This album was released in 1970 and it belongs to Jazz, Vocal Jazz genres. It contains 12 tracks with total duration of 38:13 minutes.
|Artist:||Maxine Sullivan, Bob Wilber|
|Genre:||Jazz, Vocal Jazz|
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|1.||As Long as I Live||2:18|
|2.||Gone with the Wind||3:54|
|3.||Rockin' in Rhythm||2:57|
|4.||Darn That Dream||4:13|
|5.||Ev'ry Time (Ev'ry Time I Fall in Love)||2:32|
|8.||Too Many Tears||4:08|
|11.||You're Driving Me Crazy||1:54|
|12.||Close as Pages in a Book||3:39|
After a period off the music scene during which she worked as a nurse, Maxine Sullivan (who had not recorded a full album since 1956) really started her successful comeback with this strong effort. Originally made for Monmouth-Evergreen and later reissued on Audiophile, the set features the subtle and lightly swinging singer sharing the spotlight with Bob Wilber (who doubles on clarinet and soprano in addition to providing the arrangements), pianist Bernie Leighton, bassist George Duvivier and drummmer Gus Johnson. Sullivan performs remakes of "Loch Lomond" and "Gone With the Wind" and also sings ten high-quality swing-era tunes, including most memorably "As Long as I Live," "Darn That Dream" and "Close as Pages in a Book." At 58, Maxine Sullivan (who was still in her musical prime) shows that she still had a long way to go.