Something Nice

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Something Nice
Studio album by Etta Jones
Released 1961
Recorded September 16, 1960 and March 30, 1961
Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, New Jersey
Genre Vocal jazz
Length 36:53
Label Prestige
PRLP 7194
Etta Jones chronology
Don't Go to Strangers
(1960)
Something Nice
(1960-61)
So Warm
(1961)

Something Nice is an album by jazz vocalist Etta Jones which was recorded in late 1960 and early 1961 and released on the Prestige label.[1]

Reception[edit]

Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 4/5 stars[2]

Scott Yanow of Allmusic states, "Influenced by Billie Holiday during this era, Jones is at her best during straightforward and sincere renditions".[2]

Track listing[edit]

  1. "Through a Long and Sleepless Night" (Mack Gordon, Alfred Newman) - 2:57
  2. "My Heart Tells Me" (Gordon, Harry Warren) - 2:52
  3. "That's All There Is to That" (Clyde Otis, Kelly Owens) - 4:00
  4. "Till There Was You" (Meredith Willson) - 2:08
  5. "I Only Have Eyes for You" (Al Dubin, Warren) - 3:14
  6. "Maybe You'll Be There" (Rube Bloom, Sammy Gallop) - 3:41
  7. "Love Is the Thing" (Ned Washington, Victor Young) - 3:43
  8. "Almost Like Being in Love" (Alan Jay Lerner, Frederick Loewe) - 2:44
  9. "Easy Living" (Ralph Rainger, Leo Robin) - 4:55
  10. "Canadian Sunset" (Norman Gimbel, Eddie Heywood) - 2:37
  11. "Fools Rush In" (Bloom, Johnny Mercer) - 4:02
  • Recorded at Van Gelder Studio in Englewood Cliffs, New Jersey on September 16, 1960 (tracks 3, 5 & 8-10) and March 30, 1961 (tracks 1, 2, 4, 6, 7 & 11)

Personnel[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Prestige Records discography accessed May 28, 2013
  2. ^ a b Yanow, S. Allmusic listing accessed May 28, 2013