Cootie Williams in Hi-Fi

Cootie Williams in Hi-Fi is an album by trumpeter Cootie Williams that was recorded in 1958 and released on the RCA Victor label.[1]

Cootie Williams in Hi-Fi
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Studio album by
Released1958
RecordedMarch 5 & 25 and April 8, 1958
StudioWebster Hall, New York City, NY
GenreJazz
Length39:49
LabelRCA Victor
LPM 1718
ProducerFred Reynolds
Cootie Williams chronology
The Big Challenge
(1957)
Cootie Williams in Hi-Fi
(1958)
Porgy & Bess Revisited
(1959)

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AllMusic     [2]

Cub Koda on AllMusic said the album "shows that Williams' broad style was still mightily intact some 30 years after joining the Ellington fold".[2]

Track listingEdit

  1. "Just in Time" (Jule Styne, Betty Comden, Adolph Green) – 3:29
  2. "Summit Ridge Drive" (Artie Shaw) – 3:18
  3. "Nevertheless I'm in Love with You" (Harry Ruby, Bert Kalmar) – 3:41
  4. "On the Street Where You Live" (Frederick Loewe, Alan Jay Lerner) – 3:28
  5. "I'll See You in My Dreams" (Isham Jones, Gus Kahn) – 3:20
  6. "Contrasts" (Jimmy Dorsey) – 2:55
  7. "Caravan" (Juan Tizol, Duke Ellington, Irving Mills) – 3:40
  8. "If I Could Be with You (One Hour Tonight)" (James P. Johnson, Henry Creamer) – 2:39
  9. "Air Mail Special" (Charlie Christian, Benny Goodman, Jimmy Mundy) – 3:13
  10. "My Old Flame" (Arthur Johnston, Sam Coslow) – 3:40
  11. "Swingin' Down the Lane" (Jones, Kahn) – 3:24
  12. "New Concerto for Cootie" (Cootie Williams) – 3:02
  • Recorded at Webster Hall in NYC on March 5 (tracks 6–8 & 12), March 25 (tracks 1 & 9-11) and April 8 (tracks 2–5), 1958

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