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Modern Sound Of Betty Carter (Japanese paper sleeve edition)

CD (Item 921065) ABC (Japan), 1960 — Condition: Used
$9.99 ...

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Originally: 12.99
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Betty Carter — Modern Sound Of Betty Carter (180 gram pressing) ... LP 27.99
A landmark album from vocalist Betty Carter – not her first time in the recording studio, but maybe one of the first full length sets to really communicate all the genius she was bringing to the field of jazz vocals in the postwar years! The record is one of Carter's more sophisticated sessions, and it's one of the few from the old days to really capture her jazzy vocals well in a large group setting – using arrangements from Richard Wess to bring some nice modern currents to the proceedings. As always, Betty handles the material with a great deal of class, and an incredible sense of poise and emotion – and thee set list is nice, too, and includes many lesser-known tracks – like "For You", "Jazz (Ain't Nothin' But Soul)", "Don't Weep For the Lady", "My Reverie", and "I Don't Want To Set The World On Fire".  © 1996-2024, Dusty Groove, Inc.
(Out of print. Sleeve has some wear including some on the spine and is priced accordingly.)

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