Sarah Vaughan with the Jimmy Rowles Quintet

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Sarah Vaughan and the Jimmy Rowles Quintet
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Live album by Sarah Vaughan
Released June 1975
Recorded 1974
Genre Vocal jazz
Length 54:43
Label Mainstream
Sarah Vaughan chronology
Send in the Clowns
(1974)
Sarah Vaughan and the Jimmy Rowles Quintet
(1974)
I Love Brazil!
(1977)

Sarah Vaughan and the Jimmy Rowles Quintet is a 1974 live album by Sarah Vaughan, accompanied by pianist Jimmy Rowles and his quintet.[1]

The song "Morning Star" was mistakenly attributed in the liner notes of the album to W. C. Handy, but was actually written by Rowles and lyricist Johnny Mercer.[2]

Reception[edit]

Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 4/5 stars[1]

The Allmusic review by Ken Dryden awarded the album four stars and said that Rowles proves himself to be "a consummate accompanist", and Vaughan is "in her usual outstanding form".[1]

Track listing[edit]

  1. "The Folks Who Live On the Hill" (Oscar Hammerstein II, Jerome Kern) - 4:50
  2. "That Face" (Alan Bergman, Lew Spence) - 7:55
  3. "That Sunday, That Summer" (Joe Sherman, George David Weiss) - 4:33
  4. "A House Is Not a Home" (Burt Bacharach, Hal David) - 5:10
  5. "Frasier (The Sensuous Lion)" (Jimmy Rowles, Johnny Mercer) - 4:20
  6. "Morning Star" (Rowles, Mercer) - 6:43

Personnel[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c Sarah Vaughan with the Jimmy Rowles Quintet at AllMusic
  2. ^ Leslie Gourse Sassy: The Life of Sarah Vaughan 2009 - Page 276 0786751142 "Of the songs that were released, "Morning Star" was written by Jimmy Rowles with lyrics by Johnny Mercer, though W. C. Handy was given credit — apparently by accident — for the composition. This information comes directly from Jimmy "