“All of me” August 24, 2008Posted by Jeff in 1946 through 1960, Cool, Jazz, Movies, Music.
Tags: 1958 Newport Jazz Festival, All Of Me, Aram Avakian, Bert Stern, Blue Mitchell, Dinah Washington, Gerald Marks, Jazz On A Summer's Day, Max Roach, Paul West, Sahib Shihab, Seymour Simons, Terry Gibbs, Urbie Green, Wynton Kelly
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They all covered this …
The July 1958 Newport Jazz Festival was the subject of the documentary Jazz On A Summer’s Day. Dinah Washington sings (and helps out Terry Gibbs on vibes) on “All Of Me,” a 1932 song by Gerald Marks and Seymour Simons.
With Dinah and Terry are Blue Mitchell on trumpet, Sahib Shihab on baritone, Urbie Green on trombone, Wynton Kelly on piano, Paul West on bass and Max Roach on drums.
Technorati tags: Dinah Washington, All Of Me, Gerald Marks, Seymour Simons, 1958 Newport Jazz Festival, Aram Avakian, Bert Stern, Jazz On A Summer’s Day, Terry Gibbs, Blue Mitchell, Sahib Shihab, Urbie Green, Wynton Kelly, Paul West, Max Roach