Sublimities Volume 1

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Cy Walter is remembered with two historic CDs and two 24-page booklets celebrating his remarkable career and even more remarkable talents. Cy Walter was one of the preeminent jazz and pop interpreters of the Great American Songbook, and here are two generous CDs brimming with music that hasn’t been heard in over half-a-century. It’s music that is still considered to be the top in piano jazz. The booklets include essays by fellow pianists and music historians Mark Walter, Michael Feinstein, Peter Mintun, Chilton Ryan, Maggie Perrin, Alex Hassan, Richard Behrens, and Stanley Turkel.

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“These two discs contain a treasure trove of music from a time when popular songs were at their peak of sophistication. His remarkable technique and imagination are evident throughout the 26 musical tracks. Cy Walter was known as ‘The Dean of Cocktail Piano Players.’” 
– Joe Lang, Jersey Jazz

“Cy Walter was one of the finest popular pianists of the 20th century, a very great one, among the finest popular pianists of the 20th century. It’s music, and it’s gorgeous.” 
– Terry Teachout, Wall Street Journal

Cy Walter is remembered with two historic CDs and two 24-page booklets celebrating his remarkable career and even more remarkable talents. Cy Walter was one of the preeminent jazz and pop interpreters of the Great American Songbook, and here are two generous CDs brimming with music that hasn’t been heard in over half-a-century. It’s music that is still considered to be the top in piano jazz. The booklets include essays by fellow pianists and music historians Mark Walter, Michael Feinstein, Peter Mintun, Chilton Ryan, Maggie Perrin, Alex Hassan, Richard Behrens, and Stanley Turkel.

ARTISTS: Cy Walter, Hoagy Carmichael, Frank Sinatra, Fred Astaire, Marlene Dietrich, Mabel Mercer, Benny Goodman and His Orchestra, Art Tatum, Teddy Wilson, Liberace, Eileen Farrell, Stan Freeman, Buddy Barnes, Steve Ross, Alex Hassan, Doug Bowles, Margaret and Forrest Perrin, Walter Gross, Earl Wild, Audrey Christie, Wynn Murray, Gil Bowers, June Valli, Bob Haymes, Helen Carroll, and Inez Carrillo

Track Listing:

1 Cy Walter All The Things You Are
2 Cy Walter Begin The Beguine
3 Cy Walter Body And Soul
4 Cy Walter Dancing In The Dark
5 Cy Walter I Got Plenty O’ Nuttin’
6 Cy Walter I’ll Be Around
7 Cy Walter Music For Twilight
8 Cy Walter Lover
9 Cy Walter The Way You Look Tonight
10 Cy Walter Crazy Rhythm
11 Cy Walter Have Yourself A Merry Little Christmas
12 Cy Walter I Married An Angel Medley
13 Cy Walter The Song Is You
14 Cy Walter Warsaw Concerto
15 Cy Walter Intro To “Tea For Two”
16 Cy Walter Tea For Two
17 Cy Walter Intro To “Through The Years”
18 Cy Walter Through The Years
19 Cy Walter Intro To “Liza”
20 Cy Walter Liza
21 Charlie Star Intro To “Bess, You Is My Woman Now”
22 Cy Walter Bess, You Is My Woman Now
23 Frank Sinatra Intro To “Falling In Love With Love”
24 Cy Walter Falling In Love With Love
25 Frank Sinatra Intro To “It’s Only A Paper Moon”
26 Cy Walter It’s Only A Paper Moon
27 Jack Smith (2) Intro To “Rachmaninoff Variations”
28 Cy Walter Rhapsody And Variations On The Theme From Paganini
29 Cy Walter Intro To “It’s April Again”
30 Cy Walter It’s April Again
31 Hoagy CarmichaelCy Walter Intro To “Stardust”
32 Cy Walter Stardust
33 Milton Cross (2) Intro To “Laura”
34 Cy Walter Laura
35 Milton Cross (2) Intro To “March Of The Siamese Children”
36 Cy Walter March Of The Siamese Children
37 Milton Cross (2) Intro To “Mrs. Malaprop”
38 Cy Walter Mrs. Malaprop

 

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