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Compact Jazz: Dinah Washington


Download links and information about Compact Jazz: Dinah Washington by Dinah Washington. This album was released in 1987 and it belongs to Blues, Jazz, Vocal Jazz, Pop genres. It contains 16 tracks with total duration of 56:08 minutes.

Artist: Dinah Washington
Release date: 1987
Genre: Blues, Jazz, Vocal Jazz, Pop
Tracks: 16
Duration: 56:08
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No. Title Length
1. What a Difference a Day Makes 2:32
2. I Could Write a Book 4:26
3. Make Me a Present of You (featuring Eddie Chamblee) 2:52
4. Smoke Gets in Your Eyes 3:24
5. I Wanna Be Loved (featuring Quincy Jones, Quincy Jones And His Orchestra) 2:44
6. Manhattan (featuring Belford Hendricks) 4:19
7. I've Got You under My Skin (Live, Los Angeles 1954) (featuring The Clifford Brown) 5:23
8. I Remember Clifford (featuring Eddie Chamblee) 2:37
9. Unforgettable (featuring Belford Hendricks) 2:44
10. Easy Living 5:00
11. Backwater Blues (Live, Newport 1958) 4:44
12. If I Were a Bell 2:07
13. Teach Me Tonight 2:47
14. Keepin' out of Mischief Now 2:40
15. All of Me (Live, Newport 1958) 5:24
16. This Bitter Earth (featuring Belford Hendricks) 2:25



Not quite as fine as Sarah Vaughan's Compact Jazz disc, this Verve roundup still nicely frames Dinah Washington's stay at the label with a fetching array of her best cuts from the '50s and early '60s. Taking in some of Washington's best-known pop songs ("What a Difference a Day Makes"), the disc touches on her excellent Fats Waller ("Keepin' out of Mischief Now") and Bessie Smith ("Backwater Blues") songbooks, while also including something from a fiery live date with Clifford Brown ("I've Got You Under My Skin"). And this is not to forget a handful of finely gauged readings of such perennials as "Smoke Gets in Your Eyes," "Easy Living," and "I Could Write a Book." Topped off with fine support by a bevy of top players, Compact Jazz: Dinah Washington makes for the ideal introductory disc.