James Hughes Carl Halling with the London Swingtette | A Taste of Summer Wine

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A Taste of Summer Wine

by James Hughes Carl Halling with the London Swingtette

A romantic mixture of Swing, Jazz, Classic Pop and the Great American Songbook featuring the Celebrated Harmonica Virtuoso James Hughes and a Voice of Outstanding Quality Carl Halling.
Genre: Easy Listening: American Popular Song
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  Song Share Time Download
1. It Don't Mean a Thing (Duke Ellington) 3'38
3:41 album only
2. Sophisticated Lady (Duke Ellington) 5'02
5:03 album only
3. Have You Met Miss Jones? (Rodgers/Hart) 3'47
3:46 album only
4. Alfie (Burt Bacharach) 2'49
2:51 album only
5. The Days of Wine and Roses (Mancini/Mercer) 3'03
3:05 album only
6. There'll Never Be Another You (Harry Warren) 2'51
2:53 album only
7. Stardust (Carmichael/Parrish) 4'58
5:00 album only
8. My Funny Valentine (Richard Rodgers) 1'58
2:00 album only
9. The Look of Love (Bacharach/David) 3'47
3:46 album only
10. When Sunny Gets Blue (Segal/Fisher) 3'24
3:24 album only
11. With Every Breath I Take (Rainger/Robin) 3'27
3:29 album only
12. Bluesette (Toots Thielman) 2'20
2:21 album only
13. Moonlight in Vermont (Blackburn/Suessdorf) 3'35
3:34 album only
14. I'm Old Fashioned (Jerome Kern) 2'44
2:45 album only
15. Nature Boy (Eden Ahbez) 5'46
5:23 album only
16. Porgy and Bess (George Gershwin) 8'01
6:52 album only
17. A Yorkshire Tale (Ronnie Hazelhurst) 7'29
7:29 album only


Album Notes
JAMES HUGHES is internationally recognized as one of the world’s leading harmonica players. A professional career begun in 1960 has involved him in concert and recital performances worldwide, with regular broadcasts on radio and television. James is in constant demand as a session musician, and has been featured in film music, TV dramas and advertising jingles. He was until very recently the soloist in “Last of the Summer Wine”, playing the beautiful music composed by the late great Ronnie Hazelhurst. James has played a major role in bringing acceptance of the harmonica as a serious musical instrument, and his ability and success as a teacher has earned him great respect. James is especially proud to be the teacher of his star pupil Philip Achille. Philip Achille is exceptionally gifted (he also plays sax, violin and piano), and has made many broadcasts for the BBC, including appearances at the proms. Although teaching mainly privately, James has directed harmonica studies at the Music Conservatory in Beer Sheva, Israel, and is professor of the harmonica at the Guildhall School of Music and Drama at the Barbican, London / CARL HALLING. Singer, songwriter and actor. Studied at the Guildhall School of Music and Drama. Made early professional appearances at the Bristol Old Vic and Old Vic, London. Further engagements include appearing as Feste in Shakespeare’s “Twelfth Night” at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival, and as Roote in “The Hothouse” by Harold Pinter at the Rose and Crown Theatre, London. Singing role in “Miss Morison’s Ghost”, written by Ian Curteis, and directed by John Bruce for Anglia Television. Has also sung for the distinguished composer Richard Hartley as French chanson genius, Charles Trenet. Carl was for several years the lead singer with Barrie Guard’s group, Nuages / All songs taken from the CD on Tasman Records by Jim Hughes, Carl Halling and the London Swingtette, "A TASTE OF SUMMER WINE" / Recorded by Tony Philpot at Riverside Arts Centre and Keith Grant Studios, Sunbury on Thames, London, UK / Produced by Pat Halling / Engineered and mixed by Tony Philpot and Keith Grant / Arranged by John Smith.



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The days of wine and roses.
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