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Helen Merrill December 22, 1954

Main Session Personnel
vocal
trumpet
baritone saxophone, bass clarinet, flute
piano
guitar
bass
drums
Conductor, arranger
# Tracks Playtime Issue Variance from Main Session Personnel
1 Don't Explain 5:08
Helen Merrill
Catalog #: 814 643-2
2 Born to Be Blue 5:12
Helen Merrill
Catalog #: 814 643-2
3 You'd Be So Nice to Come Home To 4:17
Helen Merrill
Catalog #: 814 643-2
4 'S Wonderful 3:12
Helen Merrill
Catalog #: 814 643-2
Content State: draft
genre: Vocal jazz, Cool
Recording Date: 
1954-12-22
Leader(s): 
Helen Merrill
Leader(s): 
Quincy Jones
Skill/instrument: 
vocal
Skill/instrument: 
trumpet
Skill/instrument: 
baritone saxophone
Skill/instrument: 
bass clarinet
Skill/instrument: 
flute
Skill/instrument: 
piano
Skill/instrument: 
guitar
Skill/instrument: 
bass
Skill/instrument: 
drums
Skill/instrument: 
Conductor
Skill/instrument: 
arranger
Personnel: 
Helen Merrill
Personnel: 
Clifford Brown
Personnel: 
Danny Bank
Personnel: 
Danny Bank
Personnel: 
Danny Bank
Personnel: 
Jimmy Jones
Personnel: 
Barry Galbraith
Personnel: 
Milt Hinton
Personnel: 
Osie Johnson
Personnel: 
Quincy Jones
Personnel: 
Quincy Jones
Ensemble Size: 
sextet
Venue Type: 
studio
Venue Location: 
New York, New York
Recording company
Company Name: 
Polygram Records
Parent Company: 
EmArcy Records
Session Details: 

The liner notes for the CD reissue list Danny Bank as playing Bari sax, bass clarinet & flute. jazzdisco.org has him only on flute and bari sax. Neither source indicate which tracks he plays which. The recording has the background musicians so soft--in concordance with the cool style of the singing and music-- that it's difficult upon listening to hear each instrument and which are on which tracks. -JS

Sources: 
on hand disc (CJS); jazzdisco.org