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Sammy Cahn, Con Conrad

06/18/12 9:00PM By George Thomas

Tonight we celebrate the birthdays of two songwriters: Sammy Cahn, lyricist of "Guess I'll Hang My Tears Out To Dry," "I Should Care," "All The Way," "Teach Me Tonight" and "Until The Real Thing Comes Along;" andCon Conrad who wrote the music to, "The Continental" and "You Call It Madness."



The Continental
Artist Name: Oscar Peterson & Fred Astaire
Composer: Con Conrad, Magidson
Soloists: Fred Astaire-Vocals ; Oscar Peterson-Piano
CD/Album: Complete Norman Granz Sessions
Record co./Cat #: The Jazz Factory 22877
Release Year: 1952
Note: Birthday: Con Conrad 6.18.1891


You Call It Madness
Artist Name: Diana Krall
Composer: Gladys Dubois, Con Conrad, Russ Colombo, Paul Gregory
Soloists: Diana Krall-Piano, Vocals ; Russell Malone-Guitar
CD/Album: All For You
Record co./Cat #: Impulse! 182
Release Year: 1996
Note: Birthday: Con Conrad 6.18.1891


Gone With The Wind
Artist Name: Bill Evans
Composer: Magidson, Wrubel
Soloists: Bill Evans-Piano ; Eddie Gomez-Bass
CD/Album: Live At Art D'Lugoff's Top Of The Gate
Record co./Cat #: Resonance Records 2012
Release Year: 2012
Note: New


I Should Care
Artist Name: Abbey Lincoln & Hank Jones
Composer: Sammy Cahn, Axel Stordhal, Paul Weston
Soloists: Abbey Lincoln-Vocals ; Hank Jones-Piano
CD/Album: When There Is Love
Record co./Cat #: Verve 314 519 697-2
Release Year: 1993
Note: Birthday: Sammy Cahn 6.18.1913


Artist Name: Lorraine Feather
Composer: Duke Ellington, Lorraine Feather
Soloists: Lorraine Feather-Vocals
CD/Album: Dooji Wooji
Record co./Cat #: Santuary Records 34101-2
Release Year: 2005


Guess I'll Hang My Tears Out To Dry
Artist Name: Sarah Vaughan
Composer: Sammy Cahn, Jule Styne
Gerald Wilson
Soloists: Sarah Vaughan-Vocals ; Carmell Jones-Trumpet
CD/Album: The Complete Roulette Sarah Vaughan Studio Sessions
Record co./Cat #: Mosaic 8-214
Release Year: 1963
Note: Birthday: Sammy Cahn 6.18.1913


Artist Name: Brazilian Trio
Composer: Helio Alves
Soloists: Helio Alves-Piano ; Nilson Matta-Bass ; Duduka Da Fonseca-Drums
CD/Album: Constelacao
Record co./Cat #: Motema Music 93
Release Year: 2012
Note: New


Nu Groove
Artist Name: Curtis Fuller
Composer: Curtis Fuller
Soloists: Curtis Fuller-Trombone ; Keith Oxman-Tenor Sax ; Al Hood-Trumpet
CD/Album: Down Home
Record co./Cat #: Capri Records 74116-2
Release Year: 2012
Note: New


As Summer Into Autumn Slips
Artist Name: Branford Marsalis Quartet
Composer: Joey Calderazzo
Soloists: Branford Marsalis-Sax ; Joey Calderazzo-Piano
CD/Album: Four MFs Playin' Tunes
Record co./Cat #: Marsalis Music 0018
Release Year: 2012
Note: New


Wake Up And Live
Artist Name: Catherine Russell
Composer: Mack Gordon, Harry Revel
Soloists: Catherine Russell-Vocals
CD/Album: Strickly Romancin'
Record co./Cat #: World Village 468101
Release Year: 2012
Note: New


I'm An Old Cowhand
Artist Name: Sonny Rollins
Composer: Johnny Mercer
Soloists: Sonny Rollins-Tenor Sax ; Ray Brown-Bass ; Shelly Manne-Drums
CD/Album: Way Out West
Record co./Cat #: Contemporary 7530
Release Year: 1957


As The Deer
Artist Name: Andrew Swift
Composer: Martin Nystrom
Soloists: Sharel Cassity-Alto Sax
CD/Album: Swift Kick
Record co./Cat #: D Clef Records 155
Release Year: 2012
Note: New


Wouldn't It Be Loverly
Artist Name: Lynne Arriale
Composer: Alan Jay Lerner, Frederick Lowe
Soloists: Lynne Arriale-Piano
CD/Album: Solo
Record co./Cat #: Motema Music 83
Release Year: 2011
Note: New


Moose The Mooche
Artist Name: Charlie Parker Septet
Composer: Charlie Parker
Soloists: Charlie Parker-Alto Sax ; Miles Davis-Trumpet ; Lucky Thompson-Tenor Sax ; Dodo Marmarosa-Piano
CD/Album: Best Of The Complete Savoy & Dial Studio Recordings
Record co./Cat #: Savoy Jazz 17120
Release Year: 1946


Artist Name: David Murray Cuban Ensemble
Composer: Consuelo Velázquez
Soloists: David Murray-Tenor Sax
CD/Album: Plays Nat King Cole En Espanol
Record co./Cat #: Motema Music 73
Release Year: 2011


Artist Name: Eric Reed
Composer: Thelonious Monk
Soloists: Eric Reed-Piano
CD/Album: The Baddest Monk
Record co./Cat #: Savant 2118
Release Year: 2012
Note: New


They Say That Falling In Love Is Wonderful
Artist Name: Chick Corea, Eddie Gomez, Paul Motian
Composer: Irving Berlin
Soloists: Chick Corea-Piano ; Eddie Gomez-Bass ; Paul Motian-Drums
CD/Album: Further Explorations
Record co./Cat #: Concord Jazz 33364-02
Release Year: 2012
Note: New


Some Other Spring
Artist Name: Roy Haynes Quartet
Composer: Ira Kitchings, Arthur Herzog
Soloists: Roy Haynes-Drums ; Roland Kirk-Tenor Sax, Manzello, Stritch ; Henry Grimes-Bass ; Tommy Flanagan-Piano
CD/Album: Out Of The Afternoon
Record co./Cat #: Impulse! 180
Release Year: 1962


All The Way
Artist Name: Etta Jones
Composer: Sammy Cahn, Jimmy Van Heusen
Soloists: Etta Jones-Vocals
CD/Album: Don't Go To Strangers
Record co./Cat #: Prestige 30007-2
Release Year: 1960
Note: Birthday: Sammy Cahn 6.18.1913
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