Sweets (album)

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Sweets
Sweets (album).jpg
Studio album by
Harry Edison and His Orchestra
Released1956
RecordedSeptember 4, 1956
Los Angeles, CA
GenreJazz
Length45:44
LabelClef
MGC 717
ProducerNorman Granz
Harry Edison chronology
Pres and Sweets
(1955)
Sweets
(1956)
Gee, Baby Ain't I Good to You
(1957)

Sweets is an album by American jazz trumpeter Harry Edison and His Orchestra recorded in 1956 and originally released on the Clef label.[1][2]

Reception[edit]

Professional ratings
Review scores
SourceRating
AllMusic4.5/5 stars[3]

Allmusic awarded the album 4½ stars stating "Sweets is one of the quintessential Edison albums showcasing the former Count Basie bandmember at the height of his abilities with a stellar ensemble of other Basie-ites". [3]

Track listing[edit]

All compositions by Harry Edison except as indicated

  1. "Hollering at the Watkins" - 3:37
  2. "Used to Be Basie" - 6:01
  3. "How Deep Is the Ocean?" (Irving Berlin) - 3:47
  4. "Studio Call" - 8:11
  5. "Willow Weep for Me" (Ann Ronell) - 4:49
  6. "Opus 711" - 5:08
  7. Love Is Here to Stay" (George Gershwin, Ira Gershwin) - 3:23
  8. "K.M. Blues" - 3:35
  9. "Walkin' with Sweets" - 7:13

Personnel[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Edwards, D. & Callahan, M. Clef Label Discography, accessed November, 24, 2015
  2. ^ Clef Records Catalog: 700, JATP, 1000, 4000, 2000 series accessed November 24, 2015
  3. ^ a b Collar, Matt. Sweets – Review at AllMusic. Retrieved November 24, 2015.