Shorty Rogers and His Giants

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Shorty Rogers and His Giants
Shorty Rogers and His Giants.jpg
Studio album by
Shorty Rogers and His Giants
Released1953
RecordedJanuary 12 & 15, 1953 and October 10, 1954
StudioRCA Studios, Hollywood, CA
GenreJazz
Length35:46
LabelRCA Victor
LPM 3137/LPM 1195
ProducerJack Lewis
Shorty Rogers chronology
Popo
(1951)
Shorty Rogers and His Giants
(1953)
Cool and Crazy
(1953)
10 inch LP cover
Shorty Rogers and His Giants 10 inch.jpg

Shorty Rogers and His Giants is an album by American jazz trumpeter, composer and arranger Shorty Rogers originally released by RCA Victor in 1953 as a 10-inch LP and reissued in 1956 in the 12 inch format with four additional tracks.[1][2][3]

Reception[edit]

Professional ratings
Review scores
SourceRating
Allmusic3/5 stars[4]

Allmusic awarded the album 3 stars.[4]

Track listing[edit]

All compositions by Shorty Rogers except where noted.

  1. "Morpo" - 3:27
  2. "Bunny" - 3:25
  3. "Powder Puff" - 2:49
  4. "Mambo del Crow" - 3:02
  5. "Joycycle" - 2:39 Bonus track on 12 inch LP
  6. "The Lady Is a Tramp" (Richard Rodgers, Lorenz Hart) - 2:17 Bonus track on 12 inch LP
  7. "The Pesky Serpent" (Jimmy Giuffre) - 2:38
  8. "Diablo's Dance" - 3:17
  9. "Pirouette" - 3:10
  10. "Indian Club" (Giuffre) - 2:35
  11. "The Goof and I" (Al Cohn) - 2:53 Bonus track on 12 inch LP
  12. "My Little Suede Shoes" (Charlie Parker) - 2:46 Bonus track on 12 inch LP
  • Recorded at RCA Studios in Hollywood, CA on January 12, 1953 (tracks 2, 3, 7 & 9), January 15, 1953 (tracks 1, 4, 8 & 10) and October 10, 1954 (tracks 5, 6, 11 & 12)

Personnel[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Art Pepper discography accessed March 22, 2016
  2. ^ Discogs album entry accessed March 22, 2016
  3. ^ Encyclopedia of Jazz: Shorty Rogers discography Archived 2016-08-27 at the Wayback Machine accessed March 23, 2016
  4. ^ a b Shorty Rogers and His Giants – Listing at AllMusic. Retrieved March 22, 2016.