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Pop Composers Series compilations (Riverside)

The Pop Composers series of compilations were released by Riverside in 1962. Each compilation features music by a particular composer drawn, primarily, from Riverside albums.

Pop Composers Series compilations

Great Jazz Artists Play Compositions Of Richard Rodgers, Various Artists, 1962, Riverside RLP 3514

Tracks/performers : It Might As Well Be Spring (Bill Evans), Bewitched, Bothered And Bewildered (Eddie "Lockjaw" Davis), Where Or When (Red Garland), I Didn't Know What Time It Was (Barry Harris), You Are Too Beautiful (Thelonious Monk), People Will Say We're In Love (Cannonball Adderley), My Funny Valentine (Johnny Lytle), The Sweetest Sounds (Bobby Timmons)

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Great Jazz Artists Play Compositions Of Cole Porter, Various Artists, 1962, Riverside RLP 3515

Tracks/performers : Soon (George Shearing And Wes Montgomery), What Is This Thing Called Love? (Cannonball Adderley Quintet*), Ev'ry Time We Say Goodbye (Sonny Rollins), In The Still Of The Night (Johnny Griffin), Get Out Of Town (Herbie Mann), You'd Be So Nice To Come Home To (Milt Jackson), Night And Day (Bill Evans), My Heart Belongs To You (Clark Terry), From This Moment On (Eddie "Lockjaw" Davis And Johnny Griffin)

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Great Jazz Artists Play Compositions Of Jerome Kern, Various Artists, 1962, Riverside RLP 3516

Tracks/performers : The Last Time I Saw Paris (Sonny Rollins), Yesterdays (Wes Montgomery), The Way You Look Tonight (Blue Mitchell), Long Ago And Far Away (Red Garland), Look For The Silver Lining (Chet Baker), Smoke Gets In Your Eyes (Cannonball Adderley), In Love In Vain (Bill Evans), Why Was I Born? (Bobby Timmons), The Folks Who Live On The Hill (Nat Adderley)

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Great Jazz Artists Play Compositions Of George Gershwin, Various Artists, 19??, Riverside RLP 3517

Tracks/performers : Soon (Cannonball Adderle), Love Walked In (George Shearing), Lady Be Good (Billy Taylor), Summertime (Junior Mance), How Long Has This Been Going On? (Charlie Byrd), Liza (Thelonious Monk), I've Got A Crush On You (Harry Edison And Eddie Davis), My Man's Gone Now (Bill Evans), But Not For Me (Johnny Lytle)

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Great Jazz Artists Play Compositions Of Harold Arlen, Various Artists, 1962, Riverside RLP 3518

Tracks/performers : Get Happy (Randy Weston), When the Sun Comes Out (Herbie Mann), Ill Wind (Wynton Kelly), Come Rain or Come Shine (Bill Evans), Over the Rainbow (Sam Jones), One for My Baby (And One More for the Road) (Wes Montgomery), Out of This World (Mark Murphy), The Man That Got Away (Frank Strozier), That Old Black Magic (Toots Thielemans)

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Great Jazz Artists Play Compositions Of Irving Berlin, Various Artists, 1962, Riverside RLP 3519

Tracks/performers : Remember (Wes Montgomery), All Alone (Thelonious Monk), How Deep Is the Ocean? (Bill Evans), Falling in Love Is Wonderful (Clifford Jordan), Alexander's Ragtime Band (Charlie Byrd), The Song Is Ended (Billy Taylor), How Deep Is the Ocean? (Blue Mitchell), Blue Skies (Teri Thornton)

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Last updated November 2014