[JPL] Jeru: In the Words of Gerry Mulligan, an Oral Autobiography (Library o

Len Dobbin lendobbin at sympatico.ca
Wed Jun 13 14:03:14 EDT 2007


My friend Robert Daudelin did a documentary on Konitz here in Montreal and 
Lee mentions the tune (I Can't Believe That etc) in that film - yes, the 
Chocolate Dandies version with Benny Carter.
Len
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> Len, that second idea sounds good. Have done a similar set with "What
> Is This Thing Called Love." There's "Hot House" with Bird and Diz;
> "Subconscious-Lee" by Konitz, though Warne Marsh's version on "All
> Music" is one of the great improvisations on those changes; and then
> there's a composition by Bobby Porcelli on the Charlie Rouse -- Red
> Rodney recording "Social Call" that's based on those changes, called
> "Greenhouse." I think the set began with Billie Holiday singing the
> number. One could include the Brown/Roach version, too, and the set is
> stretching towards an hour.
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> The version of "I Can't Believe That You're In Love With Me" with
> Benny Carter is probably the one recorded by Coleman Hawkins's
> "Chocolate Dandies" for Commodore. I've pulled those records you
> mentioned. Will probably start it with Joe Williams and the Basie band
> so listeners can hear the words and then get off into it. Great idea.
> LV
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