Libby York Leader Entry
by Michael Fitzgerald

Generated on Sun, Oct 02, 2011

Date: September and October 1998
Location: Sparrow Sound Design Recording Studio, Chicago, IL
Label: Southport

Libby York (ldr), Frank Portolese (g), Bobby Schiff (p), Jimmy Cox (b), Phil Gratteau (d), Libby York (v)

a. 01    Any Place I Hang My Hat Is Home - 4:59  (Harold Arlen, Johnny Mercer)
b. 02    It Might As Well Be Spring - 4:25  (Richard Rodgers, Oscar Hammerstein II)
c. 03    Where Do You Start - 3:06  (Johnny Mandel, Alan Bergman, Marilyn Bergman)
d. 04    Old Cape Cod - 3:34  (Claire Rothrock, Milton Yakus, Allan Jeffrey)
e. 05    Almost Like Being In Love - 4:59  (Alan Jay Lerner, Frederick Loewe)
f. 06    Blue Gardenia - 4:36  (Lester Lee, Sidney Keith 'Bob' Russell)
g. 07    I Ain't Got Nothin' But The Blues - 3:32  (Duke Ellington, Larry Fotin, Don George)
h. 08    Out Of This World - 4:51  (Harold Arlen, Johnny Mercer)
i. 09    Imagination - 3:29  (Jimmy Van Heusen, Johnny Burke)
j. 10    You Could Be Fred - 2:20  (Jackie Allen, Daniel Nahmod)
All titles on:      Southport CD: S-SSD 0064 — Blue Gardenia   (1999)

Frank Portolese (g) on a, d, f-h; Bobby Schiff (p) on b-j.

Date: April 21 & 22 and October 28 & 30, 2002
Location: The Studio, New York City
Label: Blujazz

Libby York (ldr), Frank Wess (ts), Renee Rosnes (p), Todd Coolman (b), Billy Drummond (d), Libby York (v)

a. 01    Midnight Sun - 8:09  (Lionel Hampton, Johnny Mercer, Johnny Burke)
b. 02    Sunday In New York - 2:55  (Carroll Coates, Peter Nero)
c. 03    Waltz For Debby - 4:37  (Bill Evans, Gene Lees)
d. 04    Gee Baby, Ain't I Good To You - 5:16  (Don Redman, Andy Razaf)
e. 05    Down In Brazil - 4:35  (Michael Franks)
f. 06    I Go For That - 3:49  (Frank Loesser, Matt Malneck)
g. 07    All My Tomorrows - 5:18  (Jimmy Van Heusen, Sammy Cahn)
h. 08    In The Wee Small Hours Of The Morning - 4:37  (Bob Hilliard, Dave Mann)
i. 09    Like Someone In Love - 5:15  (Jimmy Van Heusen, Johnny Burke)
j. 10    That's All - 3:25  (Alan Brandt, Bob Haymes)
All titles on:      Blujazz CD: BJ 3314 — Sunday In New York   (2004)

Frank Wess (ts) on a, d, i.

Also recorded April 26 & 27 and July 22, 2003. Some recording in Chicago. Further details needed.

Date: ca. 2007
Label: [private recording]

Libby York (ldr), Warren Vaché, Jr. (c, v), Howard Alden, Russell Malone (g), Jon Burr (b), Valderlei Pereira (d, per), Libby York (v)

a. 01    I Love Being Here With You  (Peggy Lee, Bill Schluger) / arr: Howard Alden
b. 02    The Day The World Stopped Turning  (Buddy Kaye, Phil Springer) / arr: Howard Alden
c. 03    For All We Know  (J. Fred Coots, Sam M. Lewis) / arr: Howard Alden
d. 04    Walkin' My Baby Back Home  (Roy Turk, Fred E. Ahlert) / arr: Howard Alden
e. 05    You Go To My Head  (J. Fred Coots, Haven Gillespie) / arr: Howard Alden
f. 06    A Beautiful Friendship  (Donald Kahn, Stanley Styne) / arr: Howard Alden
g. 07    But Beautiful  (Jimmy Van Heusen, Johnny Burke) / arr: Howard Alden
h. 08    Azure-Te  (William Strethen 'Wild Bill' Davis, Donald Wolf) / arr: Howard Alden
i. 09    Look For The Silver Lining  (Jerome Kern, Buddy DeSylva) / arr: Howard Alden
j. 10    The Things We Did Last Summer  (Jule Styne, Sammy Cahn) / arr: Howard Alden
k. 11    Flamingo  (Ted Grouya, Edmund Anderson) / arr: Howard Alden
All titles on:      Private issue CD: — Here With You   (2008)

Warren Vaché, Jr. (c) on d; (v) on d; Russell Malone (g) on c, f, h; Valderlei Pereira (d) on b, e, i-k; (per) on b, e, i-k.

Details need confirmation. Also composer of h.