A Harold Arlen Showcase

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A Harold Arlen Showcase
A Harold Arlen Showcase.jpg
Studio album by Kenny Drew
Released 1957
Recorded February, 1957
New York City
Genre Jazz
Length 33:08
Label Judson
L 3005
Producer Orrin Keepnews and Bill Grauer, Jr.
Kenny Drew chronology
A Harry Warren Showcase
(1957)A Harry Warren Showcase1957
A Harold Arlen Showcase
(1957)
I Love Jerome Kern
(1957)I Love Jerome Kern1957
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 4/5 stars[1]

A Harold Arlen Showcase is an album by pianist Kenny Drew recorded in 1957 and released on the Riverside Records subsidiary Judson label.[2] The album was rereleased on CD by Milestone Records as a compilation with its companion album A Harry Warren Showcase as Kenny Drew Plays the Music of Harry Warren and Harold Arlen in 1995.

Reception[edit]

The Allmusic review called the compilation "melodic, tasteful and lightly swinging... a nice set if not all that essential".[1]

Track listing[edit]

  1. "Come Rain or Come Shine" (Harold Arlen, Johnny Mercer) - 2:43
  2. "That Old Black Magic" (Arlen, Mercer) - 3:24
  3. "Over the Rainbow" (Arlen, E. Y. Harburg) - 3:12
  4. "Between the Devil and the Deep Blue Sea" (Arlen, Ted Koehler) - 2:20
  5. "As Long as I Live" (Arlen, Koehler) - 2:48
  6. "It's Only a Paper Moon" (Arlen, Harburg, Billy Rose) - 2:15
  7. "Stormy Weather" (Arlen, Koehler) - 3:00
  8. "I've Got the World on a String" (Arlen, Koehler) - 2:19
  9. "Let's Fall in Love" (Arlen, Koehler) - 2:36
  10. "Ill Wind" (Arlen, Koehler) - 3:02
  11. "Blues in the Night" (Arlen, Mercer) - 2:42
  12. "Get Happy" (Arlen, Koehler) - 2:47

Personnel[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Yanow, S. Allmusic Review accessed June 7, 2012
  2. ^ Kenny Drew discography accessed June 7, 2012