“Opus No. 1” is a popular song, composed in 1943 by Sy Oliver, with lyrics by Sid Garris. The tune is often titled “Opus One”, or “Opus #1”. It has become a standard song in [More]
Harry James was known as a virtuoso technician, swinging jazz player and bandleader. However, Harry James’ musical roots were firmly planted in Dixieland. This musical montage demonstrates how comfortable in the Dixie mode. This features [More]
“Concerto for Trumpet” (Harry James). Harry James – trumpet.
Track listing: A1 With A Song In My Heart Vocals – Doris Day A2 These Foolish Things (Remind Me Of You) A3 When The Sun Comes Out A4 Embraceable You A5 Too Marvelous For Words [More]
Scott Yanow, writing for Allmusic, notes that “Trumpeter Harry James is in good form … but every song on this set would have benefited from being twice as long”. Track listing: A1 The Sheik Of Araby [More]
Rosemary Clooney‘s success as a singles artist with a string of hits, including the chart-toppers “Come On-A My House” and “Half as Much,” convinced Columbia Records that the time was right for her first LP, [More]
I’m Beginning to See the Light” is a popular song and jazz standard, written by Duke Ellington, Don George, Johnny Hodges, and Harry James, and published in 1944. Ella Fitzgerald and The Ink Spots featuring [More]