Although cornetist Ruby Braff is joined on this set by flügelhornist Warren Vaché, trombonist Roy Williams, guitarist Howard Alden, pianist Brian Lemon, bassist Dave Green, and drummer Allan Ganley, Vaché's role is, in reality, minor (mostly just ensemble parts with a few short solos), and Williams is only on a few numbers, although he plays very well. Fortunately, Braff is in prime form throughout, even better here than on The First Set; the phrase "adoration of the melody" (which he coined a few decades ago) perfectly fits his lyrical improvisations
When I Fall in Love, 05:37.
Allan Ganley, Brian Lemon, Howard Alden, Roy Williams, Ruby Braff, Warren Vaché - It's the Same Old South 03:30. Brian Lemon, Howard Alden - Someday Sweetheart 04:20. Allan Ganley, Brian Lemon, Howard Alden, Roy Williams, Ruby Braff, Warren Vaché - China Boy 05:40. Brian Lemon, Dave Green, Howard Alden, Roy Williams, Ruby Braff, Warren Vaché - Wouldn't it be Loverly 05:10. Allan Ganley, Brian Lemon, Howard Alden, Roy Williams, Ruby Braff, Warren Vaché - When I Fall in Love 05:37.
Rockin’ chair When a woman loves a man I cried for you (1,2) Pennies from heaven Jive at five (1) I’m pullin’ through Miss Brown to you I know that you know (1) Save it pretty mama. Warren Vache (flhrn-1) Ruby Braff (cnt) Roy Williams (tb-1) Brian Lemon (p) Howard Alden (g-2) Dave Green (b-1) Allan Ganley (d). About this release. Rec. in Wimbledon, England, September 9, 10 & 23, 1996. Thanks to snobb for the addition. Braff Plays Wimbledon: Second Set by Ruby Braff Zephyr.
Braff Plays Wimbledon - The First Set - Take the 'A' Train, It's the Same Old South, Someday Sweetheart and 9 more tracks from this album here for free. More albums by this artist. It's the Same Old South. China Boy. Wouldn't it be Loverly. This Is All I Ask. I've Got a Feeling I'm Falling. The Very Thought of You.
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Composers: Lil Green. Album Title: Linger Awhile. Label: Vanguard VCD 79608-2. Performers: Ruby Braff (trumpet); Samuel Margolis (tenor sax/clarinet); Vic Dickenson (trombone) ; Nat Pierce (piano); Walter Page (bass) ; Jo Jones (drums). Composers: Edward Eliscu/ Jay Gorney. Album Title: Braff Plays Wimbledon: The First Set. Label: Zephyr ZECD15. Performers: Ruby Braff (cornet); Brian Lemon (piano); Allan Ganley (drums).