Friday, March 12, 2010

CD of the Day - "Eddie Higgins: Moonlight Becomes You"

CD of the Day
Eddie Higgins: "Moonlight Becomes You" (Venus) 2009

Release Date: October 21, 2009
Another lovely session - originally cut on August 26 & 27, 2003 - in a very long series of delightful trio albums recorded by the late Eddie Higgins (1932-2009) for the Japanese label Venus Records. This time with the help of a string section, he performs such tunes as "What Is There To Say," the gorgeous ballad "The Folks Who Live On The Hill," "If I Shoud Lose You," "Have You Met Miss Jones?" and Hoagy Carmichael's "The Nearness Of You" and the title track, among other gems.
Total Time:49:52

Featuring: Eddie Higgins (piano & basic arrangements), Jay Leonhart (bass), Joe Locke (vibes), Joe Cohn (drums), Dick Lieb (conductor & string arrangements), Harumi Rhodes, Svetlana Tsoneva & Edith Hines (violins), Lois Martin & Samuel Katz (violas) and Charles Curtis & Andre Emelianoff (cello).

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