11 November 2012
VIC LEWIS PLAYS BOSSA NOVA AT HOME (LONDON) AND AWAY (HOLLYWOOD)
Vic Lewis & His Bossa Nova All Stars for His Masters Voice UK from 1963.
At Home :London
Shake Keane - trumpet, Tubby Hayes - flute, Jimmy Deuchar - mellophonium, Ronnie Scott - tenor, Terry Shannon - piano, Ray Dempsey - guitar, Freddy Logan - bass, Kenny Clare - drums
And Away : Hollywood
Shorty Rogers - flugelhorn, Al Hendrickson - guitar, Bud Shank - tenor, Bob Cooper - tenor, Jack Sheldon- trumpet, Victor Feldman - piano.
Boss bossa session from British Big Band leader Vic Lewis with a cast of luminaries from both sides of the pond and featuring the tough "Last Minute Bossa Nova".
First time out in public blogland for this one.It was reissued as part of a "best of" blink and miss it cd in 1991 (cheers Bluebird!) but the vinyl (from which this is ripped) is rare as hen's teeth.