Repassez-moi l'standard
Programmation musicale
Dimanche 9 décembre 2018
58 min

Repassez-moi l'standard... "Lullaby of Birdland" composed by George Shearing & lyrics George David Weiss, 1952

Birdland was a famous jazz club in New York City located at 1678 Broadway at 44th Street, where pianist George Shearing, composer of “Lullaby of Birdland” first played in 1949 with clarinetist Buddy De Franco. That year, owner Morris Levy renamed the club Birdland in honor of Charlie “Bird” Parker !

Repassez-moi l'standard... "Lullaby of Birdland" composed by George Shearing & lyrics George David Weiss, 1952
"Lullaby Of Birdland : The Autobiography Of George Shearing" , © Edition 1st

Lullaby Of Birdland - Live recording of 1992 from the Munich Philharmonie : George Shearing, piano & Neil Swainson, bass... 

In 2007, he was knighted. "So", he noted : "the poor, blind kid from Battersea became Sir George Shearing. Now that's a fairy tale come true" In 2004, he released his memoirs

Editions Continuum New edition
Editions Continuum New edition

"Lullaby Of Birdland : The Autobiography Of George Shearing" de George Shearing & Alyn Shipton - Editions Continuum New edition

Lullaby of Birdland, that's what I
Always hear when you sigh
Never in my wordland
Could there be ways to reveal
In a phrase how I feel...

♫Repassez-moi l'standard : Générique 

Label Bleu
Label Bleu

♪Stefano Bollani, piano solo : Bar biturico - De l'album "Les Fleurs Bleues (2002)" - Label Bleu ‎LBLC 6635 

♫Programme

Label United Archives
Label United Archives

♪George Shearing, piano. George Devens, vibraphone. Al Mc Kibbon, contrebasse. Bill Clark, batterie : Lullaby Of Birdland (George Shearing / George David Weiss) - Du coffret 'The George Shearing Quintet ‎– The Complete Quintet Studio Sessions (2012) - Label United Archives ‎NUA09

Have you ever seen two turtle doves
Bill and coo when they love?
That's the kind of magic
Music we make with our lips when we kiss...

Label EmArcy
Label EmArcy

♪Sarah Vaughan, chant. Jimmy Jones, piano. Herbie Mann, flûte. Paul Quinichette, saxophone ténor. Clifford Brown, trompette. Joe Benjamin, contrebasse. Roy Haynes, batterie (arrgts Ernie Wilkins) : Lullaby Of Birdland (George Shearing / George David Weiss) - De l'album "Sarah Vaughan With Clifford Brown (1954)" - Label EmArcy ‎MG-36004

♪Shorty Rodgers, trompette & arrgts. André Previn, piano. Bob Cooper, hautbois. Jimmy Giuffre, saxophone. Jack Marshall, guitare. Joe Mondragon, contrebasse. Shelly Manne, batterie : Lullaby Of Birdland (George Shearing) - De l'album "Lullaby of Birdland // Shorty Rodgers and Andre Previn (1954)" - Label RCA Victor ‎LPM 1146

Label Fantasy
Label Fantasy

♪Cal Tjader, vibraphone. Manuel Duran, piano. Luis Miranda, congas. Bayardo Velardes, timbales. Carlos Duran, contrebasse : Lullaby Of Birdland  (George Shearing) - De l'album "Cal Tjader ‎– Black Orchid (All-Star Latin Groups) 1993" - Label Fantasy ‎FCD 24730-2

Recorded June 26, 1957...

Label BMG
Label BMG

♪Perez Prado et son Orchestre :Lullaby Of Birdland (George Shearing) - De l'album "Perez Prado And His Orchestra – "Prez" (2003) - Label BMG 82876525382

♪Astor Piazzolla, bandonéon & arrgts. Quinteto y orquestra de cuerdas : Carlos Raush, piano. Eddie Costa, vibraphone. Barry Galbrath, guitare. George Duvivier, contrebasse. Machito & Tito Puentes, percussions : Lullaby Of Birdland (George Shearing) - De l'album "Astor Piazola & His Quintet ‎– Take Me Dancing ! (1959) - Label Tico Records ‎SLP 1066

Lullaby of Birdland with Quincy Jones Montreux Jazz 2011. Nikki Yanofsky belts out a marvelous rendition of Lullaby at age 17 summer 2011 in Switzerland overseen by mentor Quincy Jones...

And there's a weepy old willow
He really knows how to cry
That's how I'd cry in my pillow
If you should tell me farewell and goodbye...

Label BDMusic
Label BDMusic

♪Quincy Jones Orchestra :Lullaby of Birdland (George Shearing) - De l'album "BD Music & Cabu Present Quincy Jones (2011)" - Label BDMusic 73156

♪Mel Tormé, chant & The Marty Paich Dek-Tette:Lullaby Of Birdland (George Shearing / George David Weiss) - De l'album "Mel Tormé And The Marty Paich "Dek-tette" (1956)" - Label London Records ‎LTZ-N15009

♪Jean Constantin, chant-piano :Lola ou la légende du pays aux oiseaux - Lullaby of Birdland (George Shearing / Jean Constantin) - De l'album"Jean Constantin - Le Pacha de la Chanson" - Label EPM 986950

♪Eartha Kitt, chant. Orchestre Henri René : Lullaby Of Birdland (George Shearing / George David Weiss) - De l'album "Eartha Kitt With                                           Henri René And His Orchestra ‎– Jonny / Lullaby Of Birdland" - Label RCA 47-9131

Label Emarcy
Label Emarcy

Bernard Peiffer, piano. Jean-Marie Ingrand, contrebasse. Roger Paraboschi, batterie : "Lullaby of Birdland" (George Shearing) - De l'album "Collection Jazz In Paris - Plays Standards" - Label Emarcy 018425-2

Label Accord
Label Accord

♪Stéphane Grappelli, violon. Marc Hemmeler, piano. Guy Pedersen, contrebasse. Daniel Humair, batterie : Lullaby Of Birdland (George Shearing) - De l'album "Stephane Grappelli Quintet Featuring                                           Bill Coleman (1973)" - Label Accord ‎301552

Lullaby of Birdland whisper low
Kiss me sweet then we'll go
Flyin' high in Birdland
High in the sky up above
We're in love...

Label Transmundia Music
Label Transmundia Music

♪Malou Beauvoir, chant. Jean Chaudron Trio : Bernard Désormières, piano. Jean Chaudron, contrebasse. Alain Boucheau, batterie : Lullaby of Birdland (George Shearing / George David Weiss) - De l'album "An Evening At the Swan (2008)" - Label Transmundia Music 2008

When I hear the lullaby of Birdland
Crazy swing in lullaby of Birdland
All it seems to do is just remind me
That I am also in love, I don't know what to do...

♫Séquence "le standard est ouvert … aux auditeurs"

Proposé par Richard Souazanet... 

Label Alfa Jazz
Label Alfa Jazz

♪Barney Willen, saxophone soprano. Jacky Terrasson, piano. Gilles Naturel, contrebasse. Peter Gritz, batterie : I'm A Fool To Want You (S.Herron / J. Wolf / F. Sinatra) - De l'album "Barney Wilen Quartet                                  ‎– Paris Moods (1990) - Label Alfa Jazz ‎ALCR-73

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