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Eddie Sauter

The brilliant, slightly quirky compositions of Eddie Sauter (1914-81) brought him fame with Benny Goodman, Artie Shaw and his own madcap Sauter-Finegan Orchestra, culminating in his classic Focus suite for saxophonist Stan Getz. Geoffrey Smith salutes a rare creative talent.

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Sun 29 Apr 2018 00:00

Music Played

  • Red Norvo

    Remember

    • The Red Norvo Collection 1933 - 60.
    • Acrobat.
    • 9.
  • Red Norvo

    Russian Lullaby

    • The Red Norvo Collection 1933 - 60.
    • Acrobat.
    • 11.
  • Benny Goodman

    Moonlight on the Ganges

    • Phillips.
    • BBL7043.
  • Benny Goodman

    Superman

    • Phillips.
    • BBL7043.
  • Benny Goodman

    Soft as Spring

    • Phillips.
    • BBL7043.
  • Benny Goodman

    Clarinet a la King

    • Honeysuckle Rose.
    • HR 5004/5005.
  • Artie Shaw

    Summertime

    • The Artie Shaw Story â?? Little Jazz.
    • Proper.
    • 9.
  • The Sauter-Finegan Orchestra

    Avalon

    • Sauter-Finegan Orchestra.
    • Avid Jazz.
    • 1.
  • The Sauter-Finegan Orchestra

    Wild Wings in the Wood

    • Sauter-Finegan Orchestra.
    • Avid Jazz.
    • 15.
  • Stan Getz

    I'm Late, I'm Late

    • Focus.
    • Verve.
    • 1.
  • Stan Getz

    Once Upon A Time

    • Focus.
    • Verve.
    • 6.
  • Stan Getz

    Her

    • Focus.
    • Verve.
    • 2.
  • Stan Getz

    As Long as I Live

Playlist

Remember
Red Norvo Blackhawk Orchestra
Irving Berlin
Acrobat FADCD2051
3.07
Stewart Pletcher, Bill Hyland, tp; Eddie Sauter, tp par; Al Mastren, tb;
Hank d’Amico, cl; Frank Simeone, Charles Lamphere, as;  Herbie Haymer, ts;
Red Norvo, xyl, dir; Joe Liss, p; Dave Barbour, g; Pete Peterson, b; Maurice Purtill, d

Russian Lullaby
Red Norvo
Irving Berlin
Acrobat FADCD2051
2.58
Jimmy Blake, Zeke Zarchy, Barney Zudecoff,  tp;  Al Mastren, tb; Hank d’Amico, cl; Len Goldstein, as; Charles Lamphere, as, ts;  Jerry Jerome, ts; Bill Miller, p; Alan Hanlon, g; Pete Peterson, b; George Wettling, d; Red Norvo, xyl; Eddie Sauter, arr.

Moonlight on the Ganges
Benny Goodman
Wallace, Myers
Philips BBL7043
3.11
Benny Goodman’s band.

Superman
Benny Goodman
Eddie Sauter
Philips BBL7043
4.31
Benny Goodman’s band featuring Cootie Williams.

Soft as Spring
Benny Goodman
Wilder
Philips BBL7043
3.03
Billy Butterfield, Cootie Williams, Jimmy Maxwell, tp;
Lou McGarity, Cutty Cutshall, tb; Benny Goodman, cl;
Les Robinson, Gene Kinsey, as; Georgie Auld, Pete Mondello, ts;
Skippy Martin, bar, arr; Mel Powell, p; Charlie Christian, g; Walter Looss, b;
Sidney Catlett, d; Helen Forrest, vcl.

Clarinet a la King
Benny Goodman

Eddie Sauter
Honeysuckle Rose HR 5004/5005
3.02
Clint Neagley, as; Skippy Martin, bs; Mark Blitz, b; Benny Goodman, cl;
Sidney Catlett, d; Tommy Morgan, eg.

Summertime
Artie Shaw
George Gershwin
Proper Records P1140
5.00
Artie Shaw and his Orchestra; Stan Fishelson, Bernie Glow, Roy Eldridge, George Schwartz, tp; Gus Dickson, Harry rogers, Bob Swift, Ollie Wilson, tb; Artie Shaw, cl’ Lou Prisby, Rudolph Tanza, as; Herbie Steward, John Walton, ts; Chuck Gentrey, bs; Dodo Marmarosa, p; Barney Kesssel, g; Morris Rayman, b; Louis Fromm, d.

Avalon
Sauter-Finegan Orchestra

Jolson, De Sylva
Avid Jazz AMSC 1212
Bobby Nichols, Joe Ferrante, Nick Travis, Sonny Russo, tpt; Rex Peer, tbn;
Gil Cohen bt; Don Butterfield, tuba; Harvey Estrin, Wally Kane, as, f;
Paul Hoarn, f, ts; Chuck Russo, ts, b cl; Don Ashworth, bar, reeds;
Nancy Horton, hrp; Dave Hildinger, p; Barry Galbraith, g; Arnold Fishkin, b; D
on Lamond, d; Walter Rosenberger, Joe Venuto, pcn, Andy Robers, vcl.
Eddie Sauter and Bill Finegan, arr, conductors;

Wild Wings in the Wood
Sauter-Finegan Orchestra

Eddie Sauter
Avid Jazz AMSC 1212
Al Maiorca, Bobby Nichols, Nick Travis, tpt; Sonny Russo, tbn, vcl; JimmyThompson, tbn; Tom Mitchell b tbn; , arr; Jay McAllister tba; Harvey Estrin, Wally Kane, as, cln; Ray Shriner, Al Block, ts, reeds; Gene Allen, bs; Mary Jane Barton, hrp;
Ralph Burns, p; Parke Hill, g; Max Bennet, b; Mousie Alexander, d;
Alan Abel, Joe Venuto, Jim Timmnes, pcn; Sally Sweetland, Andy Robers, vcl.
Eddie Sauter and Bill Finegan, arr, directors;

I’m Late, I’m Late
Stan Getz
Eddie Sauter
Verve 8219822
4.09
Stan Getz, ts; John Nves, b; Roy Haynes, d;
string ensemble inc members of Beaux-Arts Quartet; Hershy Kay, conductor.

Once Upon a Time
Stan Getz
Eddie Sauter
Verve 8219822
4.46
Stan Getz, ts; John Nves, b; Roy Haynes, d;
string ensemble inc members of Beaux-Arts Quartet; Hershy Kay, conductor.

Her
Stan Getz
Eddie Sauter
Verve 8219822
6.10
Stan Getz, ts; John Nves, b; Roy Haynes, d;
string ensemble inc members of Beaux-Arts Quartet; Hershy Kay, conductor.

Tanglewood Concerto
Stan Getz
Eddie Sauter
Bluebird ND86284
3.30
Stan Getz, ts; Boston Pops Orchestra; Jim Hall, g; Gary Burton, vp; Steve Swallow, b; Roy Haynes, d; Arthur Fiedler, conductor.

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