Chris Connor – Sings Lullabys Of Birdland (1954/2014)
FLAC (tracks) 24 bit/96 kHz | Time – 22:06 minutes | 290 MB | Genre: Jazz
Studio Masters, Official Digital Download – Source: PrestoClassical | Front Cover | © Bethlehem Records
Reissue of Chris Connor’s best-selling debut for Bethlehem label. Connor, who was 26 at this time, is in top form and displays a wider range than one might expect. The original 10-inches LP reached the number one position on the Billboard jazz chart in April 1955, having sold over 40,000 copies, a remarkable achievement for jazz records back then.
01 – I Hear Music
02 – What Is There To Say
03 – Torna a Surriento (Come Back To Sorrento)
04 – Jubilee: Why Shouldn’t I
05 – Lullaby of Birdland
06 – Try A Little Tenderness
07 – All About Ronnie
08 – Spring Is Here
Recorded in NYC on August 9-11, 1954.
Remastered in 2014.
Chris Connor – vocals
Accompanied by Ellis Larken Trio.