My Fair Lady Loves Jazz

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My Fair Lady Loves Jazz
Studio album by Billy Taylor with Quincy Jones
Released 1964
Recorded January 8 & 22, 1957 and February 5, 1957
Genre Jazz
Length 32:57
Label ABC-Paramount, Impulse!
Billy Taylor chronology
Cross Section
(1956)
My Fair Lady Loves Jazz
(1957)
Warming Up
(1959)
Impulse! Reissue cover

My Fair Lady Loves Jazz is an album by American jazz pianist Billy Taylor featuring performances of show tunes from the musical My Fair Lady recorded in 1957 and originally released on the ABC-Paramount label and rereleased Impulse! label in 1964 following the release of the film.[1]

Reception[edit]

The Allmusic review by Scott Yanow awarded the album 4½ stars calling it "one of the very best jazz interpretations of the classic score... Highly recommended".[2]

Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 4.5/5 stars[2]

Track listing[edit]

All compositions by Alan Jay Lerner and Frederick Loewe
  1. "Show Me" - 4:46
  2. "I've Grown Accustomed to Her Face" - 3:42
  3. "With a Little Bit of Luck" - 4:31
  4. "The Rain in Spain" - 3:02
  5. "Get Me to the Church on Time" - 4:15
  6. "Wouldn't It Be Loverly?" - 5:01
  7. "I Could Have Danced All Night" - 4:00
  8. "On the Street Where You Live" - 3:40
  • Recorded in New York City on Jersey on January 8 (track 2), January 22 (tracks 3, 6 & 8) and February 5 (tracks 1, 4, 5 & 7), 1957

Personnel[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Impulse! Records discography accessed March 22, 2011
  2. ^ a b Yanow, S. Allmusic Review accessed March 22, 2011