Kitty White
Happiness Is a Thing Called Joe
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2020-11-20
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Visit Me - 2:00
Summer in the City - 2:51
My Kind of Guy - 2:07
Happiness Is a Thing Called Joe - 3:23
So Many Beautiful Men (So Little Time) - 2:11
Do It Again - 1:41
Call Me Darling (Call Me Sweetheart, Call Me Dear) - 2:02
Disenchanted Lady - 2:37
Would I Love You (Love You, Love You) - 2:44
Bossa Nova All the Way - 1:57
Say It Isn't So - 2:17
Just in Time - 1:50
Mood Indigo - 3:04
Honeysuckle Rose - 3:00
So Many Beautiful Men (So Little Time) - 2:18
My Love Is a Wanderer - 3:00

 

Musicians:
Kitty White - vocals, piano
Art Simmons - arranger, director
Sonny Grey - trumpet (2, 3-9, 11-14)
Melih Gürel - French horn (2, 3-9, 11-14)
Nathan Davis - flute, tenor saxophone (2, 3-9, 11-14)
Hal Singer, Johnny Griffin, Dexter Gordon, Jean-Louis Chautemps - tenor saxophone (2, 3-9, 11-14)
Jacques Nourredine - baritone saxophone (2, 3-9, 11-14)
Pierre Cullaz - guitar (2, 3-9, 11-14)
Jimmy Woode, Michel Gaudry - bass (2, 3-9, 11-14)
Kenny Clarke - drums (2, 3-9, 11-14)
Teddy Edwards - tenor saxophone (2, 10)
Eddie Beal - piano (2, 10)
Vernon Polk - guitar (2, 10)
Wilfred Middlebrooks - bass (2, 10)
Billy Moore - drums (2, 10)
Jack Costanzo - bongos, güiro (2, 10)
Eddie Beal - director (2, 10)
Helen Perry - bass (15, 16)

Kitty White’s Happiness is a Thing Called Joe is a welcome digital only addition to the Joe Castro's boxed set "Passion Flower - For Doris Duke". The program includes the film and music studio veteran’s rarely heard self-titled release from 1966 along with other sessions she did for Duke and Castro’s Clover Records. The recordings feature notable musicians like arranger Art Simmons, trumpeter Sonny Grey, flute and tenor saxophonist Nathan Davis, bassist Jimmy Woode and drummer Kenny Clarke.

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