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Friday, October 29, 2021

Velvet Is The Beat - John Cacavas


The Sweetest Sounds

Velvet Is The Beat
Conducted By John Cacavas
A&R Director: Louis Brunelli
Recorded by Phil Ramone
Publication Director: Carl Miller
Associate Producers: Harry Sulkin & Peter Woolery
Pressing: Sonic Recording Company
Printing & Fabrication: Harrison Color Process
Gallery STEREO GS6201


Saxophones - Jerome Richardson, Ray Beckenstein, Sam Markowitz, Arthur Kaplan/Selden Powell (Alternating) & Danny Bank
Trumpets - Irv Markowitz, Joe Wilder, Burt Collins & Bernie Glow/Mel Davis (Alternating)
Trombones - Chauncey Welsch, Eddie Bert & Tony Studd
Piano - Hank Jones
Bass - Russ Savakus
Drums - Mel Lewis
Bass Guitar - Artie Ryerson
Guitars - Barry Galbraith & Allen Hanion

From Billboard - August 13, 1966: Cacavas gives these old standards a fresh treatment as he combines smooth brassy arrangements with a punchy, bouncy beat. A very tasty package.

Speak Low
The Party's Over
Old Devil Moon
I Concentrate On You
The Sweetest Sounds
That Was The Week That Was
Try To Remember
Bunny Lake Is Missing
Do I Hear A Waltz
Wish You Were Here
Dancing Days
The 3rd Man Theme

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