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Contrasts (Erroll Garner album)

Contrasts is a 1955 studio album by Erroll Garner. [2] Giving it a four-star rating, Scott Yanow of AllMusic wrote: "Erroll Garner never recorded an uninspired solo, and this CD is as good a place as any to explore his joyful music."[1]. The album was issued on compact disc in 1988 under the title The Original Misty with a different track ordering.

Contrasts
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Studio album by
ReleasedDecember 1954
RecordedJuly 27, 1954
Universal Recording Studio, Chicago, IL
GenreJazz
Length62:43
LabelEmArcy
Erroll Garner chronology
Concert by the Sea
(1955)
Contrasts
(1954)
Solitaire
(1955)
Professional ratings
Review scores
SourceRating
Allmusic4/5 stars[1]

Track listingEdit

Original LP
  1. "You Are My Sunshine" (Jimmie Davis, Charles Mitchell) – 3:26
  2. "I've Got the World on a String" (Harold Arlen, Ted Koehler) – 3:58
  3. "7-11 Jump" (Erroll Garner) – 7:16
  4. "Part Time Blues" (Garner) – 4:31
  5. "Rosalie" (Cole Porter) – 2:35
  6. "In a Mellow Tone" (Duke Ellington, Milt Gabler) – 4:17
  7. "Don't Worry 'Bout Me" (Rube Bloom, Koehler) – 5:01
  8. "(All of a Sudden) My Heart Sings" (Jean Marie Blanvillain, Henri Herpin, Harold Rome) – 3:19
  9. "There's a Small Hotel" (Lorenz Hart, Richard Rodgers) – 3:08
  10. "Misty" (Garner) – 2:45
  11. "I've Got to Be a Rug Cutter" (Duke Ellington) – 2:19
Bonus tracks (CD reissue)
  1. "Sweet and Lovely" (Gus Arnheim, Jules LeMare, Harry Tobias) – 3:53
  2. "Exactly Like You" (Dorothy Fields, Jimmy McHugh) – 3:10

PersonnelEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b Scott Yanow, Allmusic review
  2. ^ Contrasts at AllMusic