Comme D'Habitude - Sinatra Tribute Album
Comme D'Habitude (5:17)
Nice work if you can get it (3:14)
I get a kick out of you (7:03)
The lady is a tramp (6:55)
Night and day (4:23)
Angel eyes (6:09)
Guess I'll hang my tears out to
What's new (6:27)
Poor butterfly (4:58)
I've got you under my skin (4:22)
Nice 'n' easy (6:55)
Stan Tracey (p), Bobby Wellins (tnr), Andy Cleyndert (b), Clark Tracey (d)
Notes: © Clark Tracey
The notion of recording a celebration of Sinatra hits may not be the most original idea ever hit upon, but getting Stan and Bobby to record them seemed to me to be an unusual and challenging project in itself. I feel this reunion need not be compared to their own hits of the Sixties, but rather viewed in appreciation of their own musical maturity over the last 3 decades. Recorded in around 7 hours one hot summer's day, here is evidence of the youthful enthusiasm still prevalent in these giants of the UK jazz scene, an experience Andrew and myself were privileged to take part in.
The modesty of these 2 men should never eclipse the enormity of their contribution to what I believe to be the most buzzing scene outside New York.
A huge thank you to Jackie Tracey from all involved with this project, her endless enthusiasm and dedication means this CD is still not at the planning stage.