Heavyweights – The Bobby Shew Quintet with Carl Fontana

Heavyweights – The Bobby Shew Quintet with Carl Fontana
Catalog number: M1013


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.