Shorty Rogers Plays Richard Rodgers

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Shorty Rogers Plays Richard Rodgers
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Studio album by Shorty Rogers and His Giants
Released 1957
Recorded January 30, February 1 & 4 and April 3, 1957
Los Angeles, CA
Genre Jazz
Length 42:39
Label RCA Victor
LPM 1428
Shorty Rogers chronology
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(1957)
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Shorty Rogers Plays Richard Rodgers is an album by American jazz trumpeter and arranger Shorty Rogers performing songs composed by Richard Rodgers, issued by RCA Victor in 1957.[1][2][3][4]

Reception[edit]

Professional ratings
Review scores
SourceRating
Allmusic4/5 stars[5]

Allmusic awarded the album 4 stars.[5]

Track listing[edit]

All compositions by Richard Rodgers and Lorenz Hart.

  1. "I've Got Five Dollars" - 3:44
  2. "Ten Cents a Dance" - 5:17
  3. "Mountain Greenery" - 6:13
  4. "A Ship Without a Sail" - 3:28
  5. "Mimi" - 3:11
  6. "It's Got to Be Love" - 3:58
  7. "I Could Write a Book" - 4:17
  8. "The Girl Friend" - 3:49
  9. "On a Desert Island with Thee" - 5:23
  10. "Thou Swell" - 3:19
  • Recorded in Los Angeles, CA on January 30, 1957 (tracks 3 & 9), February 1, 1957 (tracks 1 & 7), February 4, 1957 (tracks 4, 8 & 10) and April 3, 1957 (tracks 2, 5 & 6)

Personnel[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Red Mitchell discography as a sideman accessed March 23, 2016
  2. ^ Cohen, N. Herb Geller discography accessed March 23, 2016
  3. ^ Discogs album entry accessed March 23, 2016
  4. ^ Encyclopedia of Jazz: Shorty Rogers discography Archived 2016-08-27 at the Wayback Machine. accessed March 23, 2016
  5. ^ a b Shorty Rogers Plays Richard Rodgers – Listing at AllMusic. Retrieved March 23, 2016.