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Harry James  - New Versions Of Down Beat Favorites album FLAC
Performer: Harry James
Genre: Jazz
Title: New Versions Of Down Beat Favorites
FLAC album size: 1672
Style: Big Band
Country: US
Released: 1964

Sophisticated Lady - Harry James and His Orchestra Recorded March 2, 1964 in Las Vegas, Nevada Released on MGM E4265 (mono) and SE4265 (stereo), MGM-C-1005.

Harry James was one of the most outstanding instrumentalists of the swing era, employing a bravura playing style that made his trumpet work instantly identifiable. He was also one of the most popular bandleaders of the first half of the 1940s, and he continued to lead his band until just before hi. .

Listed in the New Album Releases column on p. 42 of the March 7, 1964 issue of Billboard.

In a Relaxed Mood (MGM SE-4274, 1965). Harry James Plays Green Onions & Other Great Hits (Dot DLP 3634, DLP 25634, 1965). Harry James, Buddy Rich, Woody Herman (Europa Jazz EJ 1041, 1965 ). The Ballads and the Beat! (Dot DLP 3669, DLP 25669, 1966). Retrieved February 10, 2017. "Harry James – Wild About Harry". Retrieved February 4, 2017. Levinson, Peter (1999). Trumpet Blues - The Life of Harry James. p. 197. ISBN 0-19-514239-X. "Harry James – Double Dixie".

It is named after the "downbeat" in music, also called "beat one", or the first beat of a musical measure. DownBeat publishes results of annual surveys of both its readers and critics in a variety of categories. The DownBeat Jazz Hall of Fame includes winners from both the readers' and critics' poll. The results of the readers' poll are published in the December issue, those of the critics' poll in the August issue.

Harry James was born in Albany, Georgia, the son of a bandleader of a traveling circus. By age 10 he was taking trumpet lessons from his father. His father had him on a very strict practicing schedule every day. He was given one page to learn out of the Arban's book (a trumpet drill book) every day and could not do anything until he learned that page. Harry Haag James (March 15, 1916 – July 5, 1983) was a popular United States musician and band leader, and a well known trumpet virtuoso. Harry James was born in Albany, Georgia, the son of a bandleader of a traveling circus. View full artist profile.

As James explained, "I was brought up in Texas with the blues – when I was eleven or twelve years old down in what they call 'barbecue row' I used to sit in with the guys that had the broken bottlenecks on their guitars, playing the blues; that's all we knew. After hearing James solo on several numbers at a Benny Goodman. While James never completely regained favor with jazz critics during his lifetime in spite of his return to more jazz-oriented releases in the late 1950s and into the 1960s, contemporary opinion of his work has shifted.

Harry James, Don Raye. SecondHandSongs is building the most comprehensive source of cover song information.

International Children’s Bible New Century Version New King James Version. Total Versions: 1,901. Enjoy hundreds of versions, including audio, all on your mobile device. Bible App. Bible Lens.

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Tracklist Hide Credits

A1 Sentimental Journey
Written-By – Homer*, Green*, Brown*
A2 Cherokee
Written-By – Noble*
A3 If I Could Be With You
Written-By – Creamer*, Johnson*
A4 King Porter Stomp
Soloist, Drums – Buddy RichSoloist, Saxophone – Dave MaddenSoloist, Trombone – Joe CadenaWritten-By – Morton*
A5 Harlem Nocturne
Soloist, Clarinet – Bob AchillesWritten-By – Hagen*
A6 Flying Home
Soloist, Saxophone – Corky CorcoranSoloist, Trombone – Ray SimsWritten-By – Goodman*, Hampton*
B1 In The Mood
Written-By – Razaf*, Garland*
B2 Sophisticated Lady
Soloist, Saxophone – Corky CorcoranWritten-By – Ellington*, Mills*, Parish*
B3 A String Of Pearls
Soloist, Saxophone – Corky CorcoranWritten-By – Gray*
B4 Frenesi
Written-By – Dominguez*, Russell*, Charles*
B5 Tuxedo Junction
Written-By – Hawkins*, Dash*, Johnson*
B6 One O'Clock Jump
Written-By – Basie*

Companies, etc.

  • Pressed By – MGM Records Division
  • Record Company – Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer, Inc.


  • Arranged By – Thad Jones
  • Bass – Tom Kelly*
  • Drums – Buddy Rich
  • Engineer – Bill Putnam
  • Liner Notes – Dom Cerulli
  • Orchestra – Harry James & Orchestra*
  • Piano – Jack Perciful
  • Producer – Jesse Kaye
  • Recording Supervisor – Val Valentin
  • Saxophone – Corky Corcoran, Dave Madden, Joe Riggs, Larry Stoffel
  • Saxophone, Clarinet – Bob Achilles
  • Trombone – Jim McQuary*, Joe Cadena, Ray Sims
  • Trumpet – Bill Mattison, Fred Koyen, Dom Buono*, Bob Turk*
  • Trumpet, Leader – Harry James


By permission of Down Beat magazine.

Recorded March 9 & 10, 1964 in Las Vegas, Nevada.
Listed in Retailer's Record Buying Guide on p. 74 of the Oct 17, 1964 issue of Billboard.
Listed as New Album Release on p. 27 of the Dec 12, 1964 issue of Billboard.
Recording date/location from The Jazz Discography Ver 14.

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Matrix / Runout (Side A runout etched, except 3Y, block shaped 'S' stamped): SE-4265 SIDE 1 64-ST-478 3Y [Block shaped 'S']
  • Matrix / Runout (Side B runout etched, except 3, block shaped 'S' stamped): SE-4265 SIDE 1 64-ST-479 3 [Block shaped 'S']

Other versions

Category Artist Title (Format) Label Category Country Year
E-4265 Harry James New Versions Of Down Beat Favorites ‎(LP, Album, Mono) MGM Records E-4265 US 1964
E-4265, E 4265 (C) Harry James New Versions Of Down Beat Favorites ‎(LP, Album, Mono) MGM Records, MGM Records E-4265, E 4265 (C) Canada 1964
MGM-C-1005 Harry James And His Orchestra New Versions Of Down Beat Favorites ‎(LP, Mono) MGM Records MGM-C-1005 UK Unknown

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