タグ別アーカイブ: Bob Eberly

I’m Glad There Is You (first published in 1941)

January 24.2018

“I’m Glad There Is You” is a song written by Jimmy Dorsey and Paul Madeira(Paul Mertz).

The song was recorded on featuring Bob Eberly on vocal,December 22, 1941.

Please listen to my favorite piece “I’m Glad There Is You”.

 

毎週日曜日の夜に聞いているジャズ番組「World Jazz Warehouse(FMCOCOLO765)」からブログのテーマを考えました。

今回の放送(1/21)ではFranco Ambrosetti(フランコ・アンブロゼッティ)がEnjaレーベルに昨年録音した「CHEERS」が紹介されました。

このアルバムから私の大好きな「I’m Glad There Is You」が選曲されました。

Bix and his Rhythm Jugglers in 1925. Left to right: Howdy Quicksell, Tom Gargano, Paul Mertz, Don Murray, Bix Beiderbecke, Tommy Dorsey. Courtesy Red Hot Jazz Archive.

この曲はご存知の通りJimmy DorseyとPaul Mertzの作品で1941年にBob Eberlyの歌唱でヒットしました。

私はFranco Ambrosettiについては全くの門外漢ですので、彼の経歴等を調べましたら1941年生まれと知りました。

「偶然の一致でしょうか、それともFranco Ambrosetti自身が生まれた1941年にヒットしたバラードを選曲したのでしょうか?」

詳しい方からの情報提供をお待ちします。

そんな訳で私のお気に入りの「I’m Glad There Is You」をブログに添付しました。

Here is Franco Ambrosetti play “I’m glad there is you”.
Franco Ambrosetti (tp), Kenny Barron (p), Buster Williams (b), Jack DeJohnette (ds)
January 24-25, 2017.Brooklyn NY

 

 

Photo above of Ray Eberly by courtesy of Hoosick Township Historical Society

Here is Jimmy Dorsey and His Orchestra with Bob Eberly play “I’m glad there is you”.
New York, December 22, 1941

 

Photo above of Dorothy Dandridge
by Pinterest

Here is Dorothy Dandridge with Oscar Peterson sings “I’m glad there is you”.
Dorothy Dandridge (vcl) Oscar Peterson (p,celeste) Herb Ellis (g) Ray Brown (b) Alvin Stoller (d) January 20, 1958

 

Here is Helen Carr sings “I’m glad there is you”.
Helen Carr (vcl) acc by Don Fagerquist (tp) Charlie Mariano (as) Donn Trenner (p) Max Bennett (b) Stan Levey (d)
Los Angeles, January 5, 1955

 

Here is Art Garfunkel sings “I’m Glad There Is You”.

 

Here is Jane Monheit sings “I’m Glad There Is You”.

 

Here is Stan Getz And The Oscar Peterson Trio play “I’m glad there is you”.
Stan Getz (ts) Oscar Peterson (p) Herb Ellis (g) Ray Brown (b)
Los Angeles, CA, October 10, 1957

 

Here is Ralph Sharon Trio play “I’m glad there is you”.
Ralph Sharon (p) Jay Cave (b) Christy Febbo (d)
New York, 1956

 

Here is Duke Pearson Trio play “I’m glad there is you”.
Duke Pearson (p) Gene Taylor (b) Lex Humphries (d)
Englewood Cliffs, N.J., October 25, 1959

 

Here is Gus Mancuso Quartet play “I’m glad there is you”.
Gus Mancuso (bar-hrn) Gerald Wiggins (p) Eugene Wright (b) Bill Douglass (d) Hollywood, CA, June, 1956

Bob Eberly

January 12.2016

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[Photo from Wikipedia]
Bob Eberly got his start in 1934, at the age of 18.
Then Bob Crosby was vocalist for the Dorsey Brothers Band.
But  Bob Crosby wanted to leave to form his own orchestra.
Therefore, the Dorsey Brothers appointed ‘Bob Eberly’ as a substitute vocalist.
After that, the Dorsey brother’s band was split.
Eberly was acive in the Jimmy Dorsey orchestra.
On the other hand, Tommy Dorsey hired Frank Sinatra.
Eberly and Jimmy had become very close friends.
 
They lived together,and Bob attended all rehearsals and broadcasts.
His distinction was deep voice and very straight delivery.
Starting in December 1940, Eberly and Helen O’Connell (who had joined the band nearly two years earlier) teamed up regularly on records.
Eberly would have a ballad chorus and then, after an instrumental interlude, O’Connell would take a hotter chorus.
I will introduce my favorite two songs.
It will attach the obituary.