Swing - The Manhattan Transfer
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  1. Stomp of King Porter
  2. Sing a Study in Brown
  3. Sing Moten's Swing
  4. A-Tisket, A-Tasket
  5. I Know Why (And So Do You)
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  1. Stomp of King Porter
  2. Sing a Study in Brown
  3. Sing Moten's Swing
  4. A-Tisket, A-Tasket
  5. I Know Why (And So Do You)
  6. Sing You Sinners
  7. Java Jive
  8. Down South Camp Meetin'
  9. Topsy
  10. Clouds
  11. Skyliner
  12. It's Good Enought to Keep (Air Mail Special)
  13. Choo Choo Ch'Boogie
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On this continually interesting CD, the Manhattan Transfer revisits tunes from the swing era, in some cases re-creating (through vocalese) specific recordings. Benny Goodman's 1935 version of "King Porter Stomp," Bennie Moten's 1932 recording of "Moten's Swing," Glenn Miller's "I Know Why," Charlie Barnet's "Skyliner," and Fletcher Henderson's exciting arrangement of "Down South Camp Meetin'" are among the many highlights. The vocals are superb (particularly Janis Siegel and Cheryl Bentyne), although one wishes that the ...

Swing 1997, Atlantic

UPC: 075678301223

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