Autumn in New York (song)

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"Autumn in New York"
Song by J. Harold Murray
Written 1934
Genre Jazz
Songwriter(s) Vernon Duke

"Autumn in New York" is a jazz standard composed by Vernon Duke in 1934 for the Broadway musical Thumbs Up! which opened on December 27, 1934, performed by J. Harold Murray. Many versions of the song have been recorded over the years by numerous musicians and singers. The only version to achieve chart success as a single in the USA was that by Frank Sinatra which reached No. 27 in 1949.[1]

Jazz versions have been performed by Charlie Parker, Billie Holiday, Stan Kenton, Sarah Vaughan and Sheila Jordan. A duet of the song was also recorded by Louis Armstrong and Ella Fitzgerald. Among the instrumental performances of the tune is a legendary version by guitarist Tal Farlow.

Notable recordings[edit]

Year Musician Album Source
1946 Charlie Parker
1947 Bud Powell
1949 Frank Sinatra [2]
1950 Jo Stafford Autumn in New York
1951 Barbara Carroll
1951 Charles Mingus
1951 Charlie Mariano
1951 Mary Lou Williams
1951 Stan Kenton
1952 Billie Holiday [3]
1952 Modern Jazz Quartet
1952 Oscar Peterson
1952 Teddy Wilson
1952 Dan Terry
1953 Buddy DeFranco
1953 Johnny Smith
1953 Sal Salvador
1953 Sonny Stitt
1954 Buddy Banks and Bobby Jaspar
1954 Chet Baker
1954 Clifford Brown
1954 Gene Krupa
1954 Shelly Manne
1954 Tal Farlow
1955 Bobby Short
1955 George Wallington
1955 Hampton Hawes
1955 Johnny Costa
1955 Lawrence Brown
1956 Jeri Southern When Your Heart's on Fire [4]
1956 Kenny Dorham
1956 Louis Armstrong
1956 Norrie Paramor
1956 Phineas Newborn
1956 Sanford Gold
1956 The Modern Jazz Quartet
1956 Sarah Vaughan Great Songs from Hit Shows [5]
1957 Ella Fitzgerald and Louis Armstrong Ella and Louis Again
1957 Frank Sinatra Come Fly with Me
1957 Al Haig
1958 Ahmad Jamal
1958 André Previn
1958 Kenny Burrell
1958 Red Callender
1960 Roosevelt Wardell
1961 Ramsey Lewis
1962 The Three Sounds
1962 Walt Dickerson
1963 Johnny Mathis Romantically
1963 Mel Tormé
1963 Mantovani Manhattan [6]
1964 Caterina Valente I Happen to Like New York [7]
1965 Jimmy Roselli
1971 Shirley Bassey
1972 Art Van Damme
1974 George Shearing
1974 Tete Montoliu
1975 Stéphane Grappelli and Slam Stewart
1976 Larry Coryell
1977 George Coleman
1977 Bing Crosby Seasons
1978 Dudley Moore
1979 Chico Freeman
1980 Adam Makowicz
1980 Dardanelle
1981 Heath Brothers
1981 Marian McPartland
1981 Warren Vaché
1983 New York Pops
1983 Great Jazz Trio
1983 Jay McShann
1984 Kenny Barron
1985 Fumio Karashima
1985 Jonathan & Darlene Edwards
1986 Niels Lan Doky
1987 Al Cohn
1988 Cedar Walton
1988 Roland Hanna
1988 Yehudi Menuhin
1989 Harry Connick Jr. When Harry Met Sally
1989 Louis Hayes
1990 Cecil Brooks III
1990 Claude Williamson
1990 Eddie Harris
1990 Richard Rodney Bennett
1990 Steve Kuhn
1991 Massimo Urbani
1991 Rosemary Clooney Girl Singer
1991 Walter Bishop Jr.
1992 Greg Gisbert
1992 Jeff Linsky
1992 Paul Weston
1992 Ray Anthony
1993 Curtis Fuller
1993 Indigo
1993 The Manhattan Project
1994 Allan Vache
1994 Errol Parker
1994 Joe Lovano and Aldo Romano
1994 Martin Litton
1995 Anthony Braxton and Mario Pavone
1995 Mark Whitfield
1995 Naima
1995 Phil Woods, Vincent Herring, Antonio Hart
1996 Bill Mays
1996 Claude Gordon
1996 David "Fathead" Newman
1996 Dennis Rowland
1996 Ralph Marterie
1996 The Hi-Lo's
1996 Valery Ponomarev
1997 Bruce Barth
1997 Carol Kidd
1997 Carol Sloane & Clark Terry
1997 Kimiko Itoh
1997 Putte Wickman
1997 Rob McConnell
1998 Arthur Prysock
1998 Dexter Gordon
1998 Lena Horne
1998 Mark Turner
1998 Paul Kendall
1998 Singers Unlimited
1999 David Liebman and John Scofield
1999 David Murray
1999 Dawn Upshaw
1999 Helge Schneider
1999 Acoustic Jazz Quartet I'm Beginning to See the Light
1999 Ron Affif
1999 Sun Ra
2000 Al Porcino
2000 Charlie Byrd
2000 Jamey Aebersold
2000 John Stetch
2001 Gene Ammons and Sonny Stitt
2001 Polly Bergen
2002 Ann Crumb
2002 Karen Mason
2002 Lol Coxhill
2002 Marcel Azzola and Dany Doriz
2002 Percy Faith
2002 Ron Eschete
2002 Carl Saunders
2003 Bobby Hackett
2003 Charlie Spivak
2003 Christine Andreas
2003 Donald Brown
2003 Joe Augustine
2003 Joe Wilder
2003 John Hicks and Elise Wood
2003 Sheila Jordan
2003 Stevie Holland
2003 Theano
2009 Frode Kjekstad
2011 Ferit Odman
2011 Bob Welch
2016 Salvador Sobral Excuse Me

References[edit]

  1. ^ Whitburn, Joel (1986). Joel Whitburn's Pop Memories 1890-1954. Wisconsin, USA: Record Research Inc. p. 393. ISBN 0-89820-083-0. 
  2. ^ "jazzdiscography.com". jazzdiscography.com. Retrieved May 10, 2017. 
  3. ^ "jazzdisco.org". jazzdisco.org. Retrieved May 10, 2017. 
  4. ^ "allmusic.com". allmusic.com. Retrieved May 10, 2017. 
  5. ^ "Discogs.com". Discogs.com. Retrieved May 10, 2017. 
  6. ^ "Discogs.com". Discogs.com. Retrieved May 10, 2017. 
  7. ^ "Discogs.com". Discogs.com. Retrieved May 10, 2017. 

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