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Cleo Laine

Cleo Laine joins Alyn Shipton to select recorded highlights of her career.

Ahead of her appearance at the 2009 London Jazz Festival, Cleo Laine joins Alyn Shipton to select some of the finest recorded performances from her distinguished career.

Looking forward to her appearance at the 2009 London Jazz Festival, Cleo Laine joins Alyn Shipton to select some of the finest recorded performances from her distinguished career.

DISC 1

Title: Just a Sittin' and A Rockin'

Artist: Cleo Laine

Composer: Ellington, Strayhorn, Gaines

Album: I Hear Music

Label: Salvo (Union Square)

Number BX403 CD3 Track 13

Personnel: Cleo Laine (vocals), Clark Terry (trumpet), Mark Whitfield (guitar) John Dankworth Orchestra.

DISC 2

Title: Mr and Mississippi

Artist: Cleo Laine with the Johnny Dankworth Seven

Composer: Gordon

Album: I Hear Music

Label: Salvo (Union Square)

Number: BX403 CD1 Track 8

Personnel: Cleo Laine (vocals), Jimmy Deuchar (trumpet), John Dankworth (alto sax), Don Rendell (tenor sax), Bill Le Sage (vibes), Joe Muddell (bass), Eddie Taylor (drums). 4 March 1952.

DISC 3

Title: Easy Living

Artist: Cleo Laine with the Johnny Dankworth Seven

Composer: Rainger/Robin

Album: I Hear Music

Label: Salvo (Union Square)

Number: BX403 CD1 Tr 6

Personnel: as above. 6 May 1953.

DISC 4

Title: A Child Is Born

Artist: Cleo Laine

Composer: Jones/Wilder

Album: Christmas at the Stables

Label: Audio B

Number: 5011

Personnel: Cleo Laine, voc; John Dankworth, ss; John Horler, p; Malcolm Creese, b; Allan

Ganley, d; Andy Panayi, fl; Chris Garrick, vn; Matt Skelton, perc. 1999.

DISC 5

Title: PIerrot Lunaire

Artist: Cleo Laine, Nash Ensemble - Elgar Howarth (conductor)

Composer: Schoenberg

Album: Cleo Laine sings Pierrot Lunaire and songs by Charles Ives

Label: RCA

Number: LRL1 5058

Personnel: Cleo Laine, voc; Nash Ensemble - Elgar Howarth (conductor)

DISC 6

Title: Summertime

Artist: Cleo Laine and Ray Charles

Composer: George and Ira Gershwin, Heyward and Hayward

Album: I Hear Music

Label: Salvo

Number BX 403 CD 3 Track 10

Personnel: Cleo Laine and Ray Charles, with studio orchestra from the original RCA

album Porgy and Bess.

DISC 7

Title: He Was Beautiful

Artist: Cleo Laine and John Williams

Composer: Myers, Laine

Album: I Hear Music

Label: Salvo

Number BX 403 CD 3 Track 12

Personnel: Cleo Laine, voc; John Williams, g. 1976.

DISC 8

Title: Shall I Compare thee to a Summer's Day

Artist: Cleo Laine

Composer: Shakespeare, Laine, Dankworth

Album: I Hear Music

Label: Salvo

Number: BX 403 CD 3 Track 5

Personnel: Cleo Laine, voc. Personnel not listed.

DISC 8

Title: Oh Tell me The Truth About Love

Artist: Cleo Laine

Composer: Auden/Dankworth

Album: I Hear Music

Label: Salvo

Number BX 403 CD 3 Track 6

Personnel: Cleo Laine, voc; John Dankworth, cl, arr., dir. Personnel not listed.

DISC 9

Title: Bill

Artist: Cleo Laine

Composer: Kern/Wodehouse/Hammerstein

Album: I Hear Music

Label: Salvo

Number: BX 403 CD 3 Track 8

Personnel: Cleo Laine and John Dankworth Orchestra, Carnegie Hall, 1974.

DISC 10

Title: No One Is Alone

Artist: Cleo Laine and Jacqui Dankworth

Composer: Sondheim

Album: I Hear Music

Label: Salvo

Number: BX 403 CD 4 Track 2

Personnel: Cleo Laine, voc; Jacqui Dankworth, voc; ensemble arr and cond. John Dankworth.

DISC 11

Title: It was a Lover and His Lass

Artist: Cleo Laine

Composer: Shakespeare/Young

Album: I Hear Music

Label: Salvo

Number: BX 403 CD 3 Track 10

Personnel: as for disc 8.

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