Shirley Scott – Like Cozy

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Like Cozy is an album by organist Shirley Scott recorded in 1960 and released on the Moodsville label.

“The groove of the recordings heard on Like Cozy is what we’ve come to expect from Ms. Scott, late-night smooth groove that was heavy on ballads, medium bounce standards, and melodic interplay between leader and sidemen — a trademark specialty of the label. Scott’s piano playing is elegant and reminiscent of both Errol Garner’s and Billy Taylor’s. She has Garner’s ornate sense of style, and Taylor’s medium touch and sparse phrasing. A listen to the ballads and bounces here offers Scott’s dimensions and inventions as a pianist. ” – Scott Yanow/AllMusic.

Track listing:
“Like Cozy” (Shirley Scott) – 4:10
“Little Girl Blue” (Lorenz Hart, Richard Rodgers) – 4:59
“Laura” (Johnny Mercer, David Raksin) – 5:00
“You Do Something to Me” (Cole Porter) – 5:17
“Once in a While” (Michael Edwards, Bud Green) – 4:31
“‘Deed I Do” (Walter Hirsch, Fred Rose) – 4:11
“More Than You Know” (Edward Eliscu, Billy Rose, Vincent Youmans) – 4:05
“My Heart Stood Still” (Hart, Rodgers) – 3:46

Personnel:
Shirley Scott – organ, piano
George Duvivier – bass
Arthur Edgehill – drums

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Released: 1960
Recorded: September 27, 1960
Studio: Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ
Length: 35:59
Label: Moodsville
MV 19
Producer: Esmond Edwards

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