Heavyweights – Bobby Shew and Carl Fontana

Heavyweights – Bobby Shew and Carl Fontana
Catalog number: M1013

Tracks:

> 01 The Night Has a Thousand Eyes
comp: J. Brainin, B. Bernier
> 02 My Romance
comp: Richard Rodgers, Lorenz Hart
> 03 Bag's Groove
comp: Milt Jackson
> 04 But Not for Me
comp: George Gershwin
> 05 Autumn Serenade
comp: Peter DeRose, Sammy Galop
> 06 The Girl from Ipanema
comp: Antonio Carlos Jobim
> 07 Just In Time
comp: Comden, Green, J. Styne
> 08 While My Lady Sleeps
comp: Bronislaw Kaper
> 09 Night and Day
comp: Cole Porter

Heavyweights is the realization of Bobby Shew’s long-time dream of collaborating with the extraordinary trombonist Carl Fontana. The quintet includes pianist George Cables, bassist Bob Magnusson and drummer Joe LaBarbera. The album features nine standards including Bag’s Groove, The Girl From Ipanema and Night and Day. The St. Louis Post Dispatch hailed Heavyweights as a serious contender for album of the year.

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