Off-Beat

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Off-Beat
Studio album by June Christy
Released 1960 (1960)
Recorded August 1960
Capitol Tower
Hollywood, California
Genre Jazz
Label Capitol
June Christy chronology
Something Cool
(1960)
Off-Beat
(1960)
Do-Re-Mi
(1961)

Off-Beat is a 1960 album by American jazz vocalist June Christy, arranged and conducted by Pete Rugolo.

The tracks on this album were included in a 1997 double-CD re-issue under the title The Song Is June!.

  1. Remind Me” (Jerome Kern, Dorothy Fields)
  2. Out of This World” (Harold Arlen, Johnny Mercer)
  3. “You Wear Love So Well” (George Handy, Jack Segal)
  4. “Off Beat” (Leon Pober)
  5. “The Bad and the Beautiful” (David Raksin, Dory Langdon)
  6. “Who Cares About April?” (Ken Hanna, Hank Levy)
  7. “You Say You Care” (Jule Styne, Leo Robin)
  8. “Out of the Shadows” (Pete Rugolo, Bobby Troup)
  9. A Sleepin' Bee” (Harold Arlen, Truman Capote)
  10. “Somewhere If Not in Heaven” (Kenny Burrell)

Personnel[edit]

Tracks 3, 5, 6, 8 and 10

  • June Christy - vocals
  • woodwinds including Bud Shank - also saxophone, flute
  • Bob Cooper - tenor saxophone, oboe
  • Larry Bunker - vibraphone
  • Pete Rugolo - arranger, conductor
  • string quartet

Recorded Capitol Tower, Hollywood, California, 8 August 1960

Tracks 1, 2, 4, 7 and 9

  • June Christy - vocals
  • trumpets including Don Fagerquist
  • trombones including Frank Rosolino
  • French horns
  • woodwinds including Bud Shank - alto saxophone, flute
  • Bob Cooper - tenor saxophone, oboe
  • Joe Castro - piano
  • Pete Rugolo - arranger, conductor

Recorded Capitol Tower, Hollywood, California, 19 August 1960