Flip Phillips Fliptet – A Melody From The Sky (Full Album)

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A very good sample of Flip Phillips works from the ’40s.

Track listing:
A1 A Melody From The Sky 3:08
A2 Stompin’ At The Savoy 2:34
A3 Sweet And Lovely 4:59
A4 Swingin’ For Popsie 2:32
A5 Bob’s Belief 3:53
A6 Why Shouldn’t I? 2:44
B1 Lover Come Back To Me 4:45
B2 Papilloma 3:08
B3 Skyscraper 3:02
B4 1-2-3-4 Jump 4:20
B5 More Than You Know 3:17
B6 Without Woody 2:53

Sam Marowitz (tracks: B5, B6) – alto saxophone
Sam Rubinwitch – (tracks: B5, B6) – baritone saxophone
Chubby Jackson (tracks: A1 to A6, B2 to B6) – bass
Aaron Sachs (tracks: A1, B2 to B4), Bill Shine (tracks: A3, A5) – clarinet
Dave Tough (tracks: A1, A3, A5, B1 to B4), Shelly Manne (tracks: A2, A4 & A6, B5, B6) – drums
Billy Bauer (tracks: A1 to A6, B2 to B6) – guitar
Ralph Burns (tracks: A1 to B4), Tony Aless (tracks: B5, B6) – piano
Flip Phillips, Mickey Folus (tracks: B5, B6), Pete Mondello (tracks: B5, B6) – tenor saxophone
Bill Harris (tracks: A1, B2 to B4) – trombone
Neal Hefti (tracks: A1, A3, A5, B2 to B4) – trumpet
Marjorie Hyams (tracks: A1, B2, B4) – vibraphone


Label: Bob Thiele Music ‎– BBM1-1032
Format: Vinyl, LP, Compilation, Remastered, Mono
Country: US
Released: 1975

A1, B2, B3 & B4 were recorded ca. early September 1944.
A3, A5 & B1 were recorded ca. September 1944.
A2, A4 & A6 were recorded ca. June 1945.
B5 & B6 were recorded ca. November 1945.

All sessions took place in New York.