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Contrasts (Decca Jazz)


Download links and information about Contrasts (Decca Jazz) by Quincy Jones, Jimmy Dorsey, Quincy Jones And His Orchestra, Jimmy Dorsey And His Orchestra. This album was released in 1993 and it belongs to Jazz genres. It contains 20 tracks with total duration of 01:02:21 minutes.

Artist: Quincy Jones, Jimmy Dorsey, Quincy Jones And His Orchestra, Jimmy Dorsey And His Orchestra
Release date: 1993
Genre: Jazz
Tracks: 20
Duration: 01:02:21
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No. Title Length
1. Parade of the Milk Bottle Caps 3:07
2. In a Sentimental Mood 3:02
3. Stompin' at the Savoy 3:10
4. I Got Rhythm 3:05
5. I Can't Face the Music (Without Singing... 3:16
6. Don't Be That Way 3:00
7. I Cried for You 4:20
8. John Silver 3:14
9. The Darktown Strutters' Ball 2:27
10. Dusk in Upper Sandusky 2:31
11. All of Me 3:08
12. Contrasts 3:02
13. Dolemite 3:16
14. Turn Left 3:06
15. Turn Right 2:26
16. When the Sun Comes Out 3:21
17. Charleston Alley 3:22
18. Tangerine 3:12
19. Sorghum Switch 3:24
20. King Porter Stomp 2:52



This CD puts the emphasis on the Jimmy Dorsey orchestra's jazz sides rather than the vocal best-sellers. Popular singer Helen O'Connell does make three appearances (including the hit "Tangerine"), but most of these selections are instrumentals, with Dorsey's alto and clarinet in outstanding form (it was easy to forget how talented an instrumentalist he was during these commercial years). Most of the other fine soloists are lesser names, although they include future bandleaders Ray McKinley (on drums) and pianist Freddie Slack. Highlights are "Parade of the Milk Bottle Caps," "I Got Rhythm," "John Silver," "Ducks in Upper Sandusky," "Contrasts" (Dorsey's theme), and "King Porter Stomp," although there isn't a weak track on this release. Recommended — this is Dorsey's definitive set.