Music for Hi-Fi Bugs

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Music for Hi-Fi Bugs
Music for Hi-Fi Bugs.jpg
Studio album by Pete Rugolo and His Orchestra
Released 1956
Recorded July 9, 10 & 11, 1956
Studio Capitol Studios, Los Angeles, CA
Genre Jazz
Label EmArcy
CL 604/MG36082
Pete Rugolo chronology
New Sounds by Pete Rugolo
(1955)New Sounds by Pete Rugolo1955
Music for Hi-Fi Bugs
(1956)
Out on a Limb
(1956)Out on a Limb1956

Music for Hi-Fi Bugs (also released as Music from Out of Space) is an album by composer, arranger and conductor Pete Rugolo featuring performances recorded in 1956 and originally released on the EmArcy label as a 12-inch LP.[1][2][3][4] Tracks from this album were later released in stereo on Music from Out of Space and Rugolo Meets Rhythm.

Reception[edit]

Professional ratings
Review scores
SourceRating
Allmusic4/5 stars[5]

The Allmusic review by Jason Ankeny noted: "Rugolo's arrangements dazzle, boasting a rich palette of colors and tones that amplify the artistry of the individual performances".[5]

Track listing[edit]

All compositions by Pete Rugolo except where noted.

  1. "For Hi-Fi Bugs" - 4:05
  2. "Once in a While" (Michael Edwards, Bud Green) - 3:40
  3. "Fawncy Meeting You" (Neal Hefti) - 4:40
  4. "These Foolish Things" (Jack Strachey, Holt Marvell, Harry Link) - 4:44
  5. "Later Team" - 2:52
  6. "Oscar and Pete's Blues" (Oscar Peterson, Rugolo) - 8:12
  7. "Dream of You" (Sy Oliver) - 5:04
  8. "Snowfall" (Claude Thornhill) - 3:10
  • Recorded in Los Angeles, CA on July 9, 1956 (tracks 2, 3, 5 & 7), July 10, 1956 (tracks 1 & 4) and July 11, 1956 (tracks 6 & 8).

Personnel[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Minn, M. Maynard Ferguson Discography accessed October 6, 2016
  2. ^ Mercury Records Catalog: EmArcy 36000 series accessed October 6, 2016
  3. ^ Mercury Records Collection accessed October 6, 2016
  4. ^ The Mercury Sessions of Pete Rugolo: 1956 accessed October 6, 2016
  5. ^ a b Ankeny, Jason. Music for Hi-Fi Bugs – Review at AllMusic. Retrieved October 6, 2016.