Shirley Horn Discography
by Michael Fitzgerald

Generated on Wed, Aug 04, 2010

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Date: August 7, 1959
Location: Edgewood Recording Studios, Washington, DC
Label: Verve

Stuff Smith (ldr), John Eaton (p), Shirley Horn (p, v), Lewis Packer (b), Harry T. 'Stump' Saunders (d), Stuff Smith (vn, v)

a.26471-3   'S Wonderful - 3:42  (George Gershwin, Ira Gershwin)
     Verve LP 12": MG V-8339 — Cat On A Hot Fiddle   
b.26472-1   A Foggy Day - 3:16  (George Gershwin, Ira Gershwin)
c.26473-5   I Loves You Porgy - 3:17  (George Gershwin, Ira Gershwin, Dubose Heyward)
d.26474-5   Somebody Loves Me - 3:39  (Buddy DeSylva, George Gershwin, Ballard MacDonald)
     Verve LP 12": MG V-8339 — Cat On A Hot Fiddle   
e.26475-1   Strike Up The Band - 2:52  (George Gershwin, Ira Gershwin)
     Verve LP 12": MG V-8339 — Cat On A Hot Fiddle   
f.26476-3   Oh, Lady Be Good - 2:17  (George Gershwin, Ira Gershwin)
     Verve LP 12": MG V-8339 — Cat On A Hot Fiddle   
g.26477-5   Fascinating Rhythm - 2:46  (George Gershwin, Ira Gershwin)
h.26478-1   The Man I Love - 3:42  (George Gershwin, Ira Gershwin)
     Verve LP 12": MG V-8339 — Cat On A Hot Fiddle   
i.26479-2   They Can't Take That Away From Me - 5:06  (George Gershwin, Ira Gershwin)
     Verve LP 12": MG V-8339 — Cat On A Hot Fiddle   
j.26480-4   Love Is Here To Stay - 3:44  (George Gershwin, Ira Gershwin)
k.26481-5   Nice Work If You Can Get It - 4:02  (George Gershwin, Ira Gershwin)
     Verve LP 12": MG V-8339 — Cat On A Hot Fiddle   
All titles on:      Mosaic CD: MD4-186 — The Complete Verve Stuff Smith Sessions   (1999)

John Eaton (p) on e, g; Shirley Horn (p) on a-d, f, h-k; (v) on b-c, j; Stuff Smith (v) on d, f.

From Mosaic boxed set: John Eaton is credited on the Verve log and on the LP as being the pianist on this session. Stuff Smith asserted and Shirley Horn recently confirmed that Horn is in fact the pianist. Eaton was present at the session and, most likely, plays on "Strike Up The Band" and "Fascinating Rhythm."


Date: ca. 1960
Label: Stere-o-craft

Shirley Horn (ldr), Shirley Horn (p, v), Joe Benjamin, Lewis Packer (b), Herbie Lovelle, Harry T. 'Stump' Saunders (d)

a.a-01   Like Someone In Love - 2:27  (Jimmy Van Heusen, Johnny Burke)
b.a-02   He Never Mentioned Love - 3:59  (Curtis Lewis)
c.a-03   Softly, As In A Morning Sunrise - 3:21  (Sigmund Romberg, Oscar Hammerstein II)
d.a-04   I Thought About You - 2:58  (Jimmy Van Heusen, Johnny Mercer)
e.a-05   Mountain Greenery - 2:11  (Richard Rodgers, Lorenz Hart)
     Stere-o-craft 45: 1 — Wild Is The Wind/Mountain Greenery   
f.a-06   God Bless The Child - 3:35  (Arthur Herzog, Billie Holiday)
g.b-01   Blue City - 3:30  (Curtis Lewis)
h.b-02   Day By Day - 2:30  (Axel Stordahl, Paul Weston, Sammy Cahn)
i.b-03   If I Should Lose You - 3:15  (Leo Robin, Ralph Rainger)
j.b-04   Wild Is The Wind - 3:37  (Dmitri Tiomkin, Ned Washington)
     Stere-o-craft 45: 1 — Wild Is The Wind/Mountain Greenery   
k.b-05   Come Rain Or Come Shine  (Harold Arlen, Johnny Mercer)
l.b-06   Just In Time - 2:05  (Jule Styne, Betty Comden, Adolph Green)
All titles on:      HiLife LP 12": HLP 55 — Embers And Ashes   
     Stere-o-craft LP 12": RTN 16 — Embers And Ashes   (1960)
     Stere-o-craft LP 12": RTS 16 — Embers And Ashes   (1960)

Joe Benjamin (b) on a-g, i-l; Lewis Packer (b) on h; Herbie Lovelle (d) on a-g, i-l; Harry T. 'Stump' Saunders (d) on h.

No date given - 1960 is issue date. Sleeve contains errors, listing Harry Saunders as bassist and Lewis Powers as drummer. These corrected to match earlier Stuff Smith date for Verve.


Date: ca. August 1961
Location: Gaslight Square, St. Louis, MO
Label: [private recording]

Shirley Horn (ldr), Shirley Horn (p, v), John Mixon (b), Gene Gammage (d)

a.a-01   Sometimes I'm Happy  (Vincent Youmans, Irving Caesar)
b.a-02   If I Should Lose You  (Leo Robin, Ralph Rainger)
c.a-03   Summertime  (George Gershwin, Dubose Heyward)
d.a-04   Good For Nothing Joe  (Rube Bloom, Ted Koehler)
e.b-01   Day In, Day Out  (Rube Bloom, Johnny Mercer)
f.b-02   'Round Midnight  (Thelonious Monk, Cootie Williams, Bernie Hanighen)
g.b-03   He Needs Me  (Arthur Hamilton)
h.b-04   Makin' Whoopee  (Walter Donaldson, Gus Kahn)
All titles on:      CAN-AM International LP 12": 6106 — Live At The Village Vanguard   (1987)

According to the book City of Gabriels by Dennis C. Owsley, this was not recorded at the Village Vanguard.


Date: September 13, 1962
Location: New York City
Label: Philips

Shirley Horn (ldr), Jerome Richardson (f, ww), Frank Wess (f, ts), Al Cohn (ts), Gerry Mulligan (bar), Joe Newman, Ernie Royal (t), Kenny Burrell (g), Hank Jones (p), Jimmy Jones (p, con), Milt Hinton (b), Osie Johnson (d), Gene Orloff (vn), Shirley Horn (v)

a.25576   The Second Time Around - 3:12  (Jimmy Van Heusen, Sammy Cahn) / arr: Jimmy Jones
b.25577   Who Am I? - 2:49  (Jule Styne, George Brown, Walter Bullock) / arr: Jimmy Jones
c.25578   My Future Just Passed - 2:40  (George Marion, Jr., Richard Whiting) / arr: Jimmy Jones
d.25579   Only The Lonely - 3:05  (Jimmy Van Heusen, Sammy Cahn) / arr: Jimmy Jones
     PolyGram CD: 547 162-2 — Ultimate Shirley Horn [selected by Diana Krall]   (1999)
e.25580   Love For Sale - 3:50  (Cole Porter) / arr: Jimmy Jones
f.25581   Do It Again - 2:56  (George Gershwin, Buddy DeSylva) / arr: Jimmy Jones
     Mercury 45: 72059 — Wild Is Love/Do It Again   
     PolyGram CD: 547 162-2 — Ultimate Shirley Horn [selected by Diana Krall]   (1999)
g.25582   Ten Cents A Dance - 3:49  (Richard Rodgers, Lorenz Hart) / arr: Jimmy Jones
h.25583   Wild Is Love - 1:29  (Raymond Rasch, Dorothy Wayne) / arr: Jimmy Jones
     Mercury 45: 72059 — Wild Is Love/Do It Again   
i.25584   That's No Joke - 2:37  (Joe Bailey) / arr: Jimmy Jones
j.25585   Loads Of Love - 2:24  (Richard Rodgers) / arr: Jimmy Jones
k.25586   It's Love - 2:01  (Leonard Bernstein, Betty Comden, Adolph Green) / arr: Jimmy Jones
All titles on:      Mercury LP 12": SR 60761 — Loads Of Love   
     Mercury CD: 843 454-2 — Loads Of Love/Shirley Horn With Horns   (1990)

Hank Jones (p) on b-d, f-k; Jimmy Jones (p) on a, e.

According to Ruppli, date is uncertain.
Musicians as remembered by Shirley Horn. Other players, including strings, unknown.


Date: ca. September 15, 1962
Location: New York City
Label: Philips

Shirley Horn (ldr), Jerome Richardson (f, ww), Frank Wess (f, ts), Al Cohn (ts), Gerry Mulligan (bar), Joe Newman, Ernie Royal (t), Kenny Burrell (g), Hank Jones (p), Milt Hinton (b), Osie Johnson (d), Gene Orloff (vn), Shirley Horn (v), Jimmy Jones (con)

a.25635   There's A Boat Dat's Leavin' Soon For New York - 2:41  (George Gershwin, Ira Gershwin, Dubose Heyward) / arr: Jimmy Jones
     Mercury LP 12": SR 60761 — Loads Of Love   
     Mercury CD: 843 454-2 — Loads Of Love/Shirley Horn With Horns   (1990)

Date unknown. Done at a session after 9/13/62. Personnel taken from that earlier session.


Date: September 5, 1963
Location: New York City
Label: Mercury

Shirley Horn (ldr), Shirley Horn (v)

a.29326   That's The Blues  (Composer Unknown)
b.29327   Charade  (Henry Mancini, Johnny Mercer)
c.29328   So In Love  (Cole Porter)
d.29329   Come Dance With Me  (Jimmy Van Heusen, Sammy Cahn)
e.29330   The Great City  (Curtis Lewis)
f.29331   Lazy Afternoon  (Jerome Moross, John Latouche)
g.29332   The Old Country  (Curtis Lewis, Nat Adderley)
h.29333   Touch Me Softly  (Dick Allen, Stan Hoffman)
i.29334   The Best Is Yet To Come  (Cy Coleman, Carolyn Leigh)
j.29335   Bill  (Jerome Kern, Oscar Hammerstein II, P. G. Wodehouse)

Unknown personnel.

Composer of "That's The Blues" is unknown.


Date: December 15, 1963
Location: A & R Studios, New York City
Label: Mercury

Shirley Horn (ldr), Jimmy Cleveland (tb), Jimmy Jones, Bobby Scott (p), Shirley Horn (v), Quincy Jones (con)

a.2-30895   Let Me Love You - 3:04  (Bart Howard) / arr: Billy Byers
b.2-30896   On The Street Where You Live - 2:15  (Alan Jay Lerner, Frederick Loewe) / arr: Billy Byers
c.2-30897   Wouldn't It Be Loverly - 3:42  (Alan Jay Lerner, Frederick Loewe) / arr: Quincy Jones
d.2-30898   Mack The Knife [aka Moritat] - 3:01  (Kurt Weill, Bertolt Brecht, Marc Blitzstein) / arr: Quincy Jones
e.2-30899   Come Dance With Me - 2:13  (Jimmy Van Heusen, Sammy Cahn) / arr: Thad Jones
f.2-30900   The Great City - 2:02  (Curtis Lewis) / arr: Thad Jones
     Verve CD: B 000406802 — But Beautiful: The Best Of Shirley Horn   (2005)
g.2-30901   That Old Black Magic - 2:34  (Harold Arlen, Johnny Mercer) / arr: Don Sebesky
h.2-30902   Go Away Little Boy - 3:26  (Carole King) / arr: Don Sebesky
All titles on:      Mercury LP 12": SR 60835 — Shirley Horn With Horns   
     Mercury CD: 843 454-2 — Loads Of Love/Shirley Horn With Horns   (1990)

Jimmy Jones (p) on e-h; Bobby Scott (p) on a-d.

Personnel based on Shirley Horn's recollections. Other musicians unknown.


Date: December 16, 1963
Location: A & R Studios, New York City
Label: Mercury

Shirley Horn (ldr), Jimmy Cleveland (tb), Jimmy Jones (p), Shirley Horn (v), Quincy Jones (con)

a.2-30903   I'm In the Mood For Love - 2:47  (Jimmy McHugh, Dorothy Fields) / arr: Billy Byers
b.2-30904   The Good Life [aka Marina] - 3:11  (Sacha Distel, Jack Reardon) / arr: Billy Byers
c.2-30905   In The Wee Small Hours Of The Morning - 3:20  (Bob Hilliard, Dave Mann) / arr: Billy Byers
d.2-30906   After You've Gone - 2:59  (Henry Creamer, Turner Layton) / arr: Billy Byers
All titles on:      Mercury LP 12": SR 60835 — Shirley Horn With Horns   
     Mercury CD: 843 454-2 — Loads Of Love/Shirley Horn With Horns   (1990)

Personnel based on Shirley Horn's recollections. Other musicians unknown.


Date: February 9, 1965
Location: Bell Sound, New York City
Label: ABC-Paramount

Shirley Horn (ldr), Jerome Richardson, Frank Wess (f, ts), Joe Newman (t), Kenny Burrell (g), Shirley Horn (p, v), Marshall Hawkins (b), Bernard Sweetney (d)

a.12493   Trav'lin' Light - 2:47  (Jimmy Mundy, James Oliver 'Trummy' Young, Johnny Mercer)
b.12494   Some Of My Best Friends Are The Blues - 2:22  (Al Byron, Woody Harris)
c.12495   Confession - 2:26  (Arthur Schwartz, Howard Dietz)
d.12496   I Want To Be With You - 2:49  (Lee Adams, Charles Strouse)
e.12497   I Could Have Told You - 2:58  (Jimmy Van Heusen, Carl Sigman)
f.12498   You're Blasé - 2:22  (Ord Hamilton, Bruce Sievier)
All titles on:      ABC-Paramount LP 12": ABC (S) 538 — Travelin' Light   
     GRP/Impulse! CD: GRD 138 — Travelin' Light   

Date given as 1965 on issue, however ABC ledgers give specific date.

Uncertain if "I Could Have Told You" is by J. Oliver or by composers as listed.


Date: October 19, 1965
Location: Bell Sound, New York City
Label: ABC-Paramount

Shirley Horn (ldr), Jerome Richardson, Frank Wess (f, ts), Joe Newman (t), Kenny Burrell (g), Shirley Horn (p, v), Marshall Hawkins (b), Bernard Sweetney (d)

a.12938   Big City - 2:00  (Marvin L. Jenkins) / arr: Johnny Pate
b.12939   Yes, I Know When I've Had It - 2:17  (Johnny Pate) / arr: Johnny Pate
c.12940   Sunday In New York - 1:40  (Carroll Coates, Peter Nero) / arr: Johnny Pate
d.12941   Don't Be On The Outside - 2:48  (Sidney Wyche, George Kelly, Mayme Watts) / arr: Johnny Pate
e.12942   Someone You've Loved - 2:59  (Johnny Pate)
f.12943   And I Love Her - 2:29  (John Lennon, Paul McCartney)
All titles on:      ABC-Paramount LP 12": ABC (S) 538 — Travelin' Light   
     GRP/Impulse! CD: GRD 138 — Travelin' Light   

Date given as 1965 on issue, however ABC ledgers give specific date. Studio uncertain.

"And I Love Her" listed as "And I Love Him."

ABC ledgers list "Someone You've Loved" as "Have You Tried."


Date: December 5, 1965
Location: Madison Club, Baltimore, MD
Label: [private recording]

Shirley Horn (ldr), Shirley Horn (p, v), Marshall Hawkins (b), Bernard Sweetney (d)

a.   [unknown titles]  (Composer Unknown)

Tape may exist in the archives of the Left Bank Jazz Society.


Date: January 2, 1966
Location: Madison Club, Baltimore, MD
Label: [private recording]

Shirley Horn (ldr), Charles Ables (g), Shirley Horn (p, v), Marshall Hawkins (b), Bernard Sweetney (d)

a.   [unknown titles]  (Composer Unknown)

Tape may exist in the archives of the Left Bank Jazz Society.


Date: June 19, 1966
Location: Madison Club, Baltimore, MD
Label: [private recording]

Shirley Horn (ldr), Shirley Horn (p, v), Marshall Hawkins (b), Bernard Sweetney (d)

a.   [unknown titles]  (Composer Unknown)

Tape may exist in the archives of the Left Bank Jazz Society.


Date: ca. 1968
Location: A & R Studios, New York City
Label: Bell

Quincy Jones (ldr), Shirley Horn (v), Quincy Jones (con)

a.   The Spell You Spin (The Web You Weave) - 3:00  (Dave Grusin, Quincy Jones, Sidney Keith 'Bob' Russell) / arr: Quincy Jones
     Rhino CD: R2 74363 — Q - The Musical Biography Of Quincy Jones   (2001)
b.   If You Want Love (theme from "A Dandy In Aspic")  (Quincy Jones, Ernie Sheldon) / arr: Quincy Jones
Both titles on:      Bell 45: 727 — If You Want Love/The Spell You Spin   (1968)

Date unknown. 1968 is issue date.

Shirley Horn is accompanied by an unknown orchestra on these songs from the 1968 film "A Dandy In Aspic."


Date: April 13, 1968
Location: A & R Studios, New York City
Label: ABC-Paramount

Quincy Jones (ldr), Shirley Horn (v), Quincy Jones (con)

a.14952   For Love Of Ivy - End Title  (Quincy Jones, Sidney Keith 'Bob' Russell) / arr: Quincy Jones
b.14953   For Love Of Ivy - End Title - 2:54  (Quincy Jones, Sidney Keith 'Bob' Russell) / arr: Quincy Jones
     ABC-Paramount LP 12": ABCS-OC-7 — For Love Of Ivy (soundtrack)   
     Rhino CD: R2 74363 — Q - The Musical Biography Of Quincy Jones   (2001)

Shirley Horn (v) on b.

ABC Ledger lists 14953 as "(to be overdub. by Shirley Horn)". No information on when the overdub was recorded.

Horn is accompanied by unknown orchestra.

One additional selection - details needed (although ABC Ledger only shows that 14954 was not used).


Date: 1972
Location: Blue Rock Studio, New York City
Label: Perception

Shirley Horn (ldr), Al Gafa (g), Shirley Horn (p, v), Marshall Hawkins (b), Bernard Sweetney (d)

a.a-01   Where Are You Going - 4:25  (Bobby Scott, Daniel Meehan)
b.a-02   Something Happens To Me - 2:10  (Marvin Fisher, Jack Segal)
c.a-03   Come On Home - 2:30  (Dinah Washington)
d.a-04   Do It Again - 7:05  (George Gershwin, Buddy DeSylva)
e.b-01   The Eagle And Me - 2:50  (Harold Arlen, E. Y. Harburg)
f.b-02   A Taste Of Honey - 5:35  (Bobby Scott, Ric Marlow)
g.b-03   L. A. Breakdown - 4:50  (Larry B. Marks)
h.b-04   Consequences Of A Drug Addict Role - 6:03  (Shirley Horn, Harold Wing)
     Castle CD: 92 — The Doors Of Perception   (2001)
All titles on:      Perception LP 12": PLP 31 — Where Are You Going   (1973)
     Collectables CD: COL-5618 — Where Are You Going/The Real Thing   (1996)

Al Gafa (g) on b-e, g.

Bassist misidentified as "Marshall T. Harris." Selections without guitar possibly recorded at a different session.

Samples of "L. A. Breakdown" appear in the track "Forgotten Places" recorded by Alif Tree on the album French Cuisine (Compost B000CGBPO) as well as four additional remixes of "Forgotten Places" released in 2006.


Date: July 28, 1973
Location: American Theater, Washington, DC
Label: [radio broadcast]

Shirley Horn (ldr), Shirley Horn (p, v), Charles Ables (eb), Harry T. 'Stump' Saunders (d)

a.01   Autumn Leaves [aka Les Feuilles Mortes]  (Joseph Kosma, Jacques Prevert, Johnny Mercer)
b.02   Eleanor Rigby  (John Lennon, Paul McCartney)
c.03   Where Are You Going  (Bobby Scott, Daniel Meehan)
d.04   Do It Again  (George Gershwin, Buddy DeSylva)
e.06   A Song For You  (Leon Russell)

Shirley Horn (v) on b-e.

Broadcast by NPR. Details from review in Sabin's Radio Free Jazz! USA 9/73 p.9. One additional selection #5 listed unsurely as "Whatever's Right". Two of the six selections were instrumental, 01 and another, possibly 02. Further information needed.

On the radio broadcast, a pre-recorded interview of Horn followed the performance.


Date: July 9, 1978
Location: New York City
Label: SteepleChase

Shirley Horn (ldr), Shirley Horn (p, v), Buster Williams (b), Billy Hart (d)

a.a-01   I'm Old Fashioned - 2:43  (Jerome Kern, Johnny Mercer)
b.a-02   There's No You - 6:14  (George Durgom, Hal Hopper, Tom Adair)
c.a-03   New York's My Home - 2:46  (Gordon Jenkins)
d.a-04   Why Did I Choose You - 6:13  (Michael Leonard, Herbert Martin)
e.a-05   Take A Little Time To Smile - 2:59  (Dave Barbour, Peggy Lee)
f.b-01   Lazy Afternoon - 4:52  (Jerome Moross, John Latouche)
g.b-02   The Gentle Rain - 9:56  (Luiz Bonfá, Matt Dubey)
h.b-03   Gra'ma's Hands - 3:10  (Bill Withers)
i.b-04   I'll Go My Way By Myself - 3:17  (Arthur Schwartz, Howard Dietz)
All titles on:      SteepleChase LP 12": SCS 1111 — A Lazy Afternoon   
     SteepleChase CD: SCCD 31111 — A Lazy Afternoon   

Date: July 10-12, 1981
Location: North Sea Jazz Festival, The Hague, Holland
Label: SteepleChase

Shirley Horn (ldr), Shirley Horn (p, v), Charles Ables (eb), Billy Hart (d)

a.a-01   You'd Be So Nice To Come Home To - 3:55  (Cole Porter)
     SteepleChase LP 12": SCS 1157 — All Night Long   
     SteepleChase CD: SCCD 31157 — All Night Long   (1991)
b.a-02   Someone Like That In Your Life - 4:48  (Roger 'Buck' Hill, Chips Bayen)
     SteepleChase LP 12": SCS 1157 — All Night Long   
     SteepleChase CD: SCCD 31157 — All Night Long   (1991)
c.a-03   How Insensitive [aka Insensatez] - 8:05  (Antonio Carlos Jobim, Vinicius DeMoraes, Norman Gimbel)
     SteepleChase LP 12": SCS 1157 — All Night Long   
     SteepleChase CD: SCCD 31157 — All Night Long   (1991)
d.a-04   Good For Nothing Joe - 5:39  (Rube Bloom, Ted Koehler)
     SteepleChase LP 12": SCS 1157 — All Night Long   
     SteepleChase CD: SCCD 31157 — All Night Long   (1991)
e.b-01   Get Rid Of Monday - 3:40  (Jimmy Van Heusen, Johnny Burke)
     SteepleChase LP 12": SCS 1157 — All Night Long   
     SteepleChase CD: SCCD 31157 — All Night Long   (1991)
f.b-02   All Night Long - 8:01  (Curtis Lewis)
     SteepleChase LP 12": SCS 1157 — All Night Long   
     SteepleChase CD: SCCD 31157 — All Night Long   (1991)
g.b-03   If I Had You - 4:53  (Jimmy Campbell, Reg Connelly, Ted Shapiro)
     SteepleChase LP 12": SCS 1157 — All Night Long   
     SteepleChase CD: SCCD 31157 — All Night Long   (1991)
h.b-04   Meditation [aka Meditação] - 4:34  (Antonio Carlos Jobim, Newton Mendonça, Norman Gimbel)
     SteepleChase LP 12": SCS 1157 — All Night Long   
     SteepleChase CD: SCCD 31157 — All Night Long   (1991)
i.c-01   When Your Lover Has Gone - 3:12  (Einar A. Swan)
     SteepleChase CD: SCCD 31157 — All Night Long   (1991)
j.c-02   If Dreams Come True - 2:55  (Edgar Sampson, Benny Goodman, Irving Mills)
     SteepleChase CD: SCCD 31157 — All Night Long   (1991)
k.d-01   Love Is Here To Stay - 3:27  (George Gershwin, Ira Gershwin)
     SteepleChase LP 12": SCS 1164 — Violets For Your Furs   
     SteepleChase CD: SCCD 31164 — Violets For Your Furs   (1991)
l.d-02   Georgia On My Mind - 7:25  (Hoagy Carmichael, Stuart Gorrell)
     SteepleChase LP 12": SCS 1164 — Violets For Your Furs   
     SteepleChase CD: SCCD 31164 — Violets For Your Furs   (1991)
m.d-03   Gee Baby, Ain't I Good To You - 3:40  (Don Redman, Andy Razaf)
     SteepleChase LP 12": SCS 1164 — Violets For Your Furs   
     SteepleChase CD: SCCD 31164 — Violets For Your Furs   (1991)
n.d-04   Lover Man - 5:18  (Roger 'Ram' Ramirez, Jimmy Davis, Jimmy Sherman)
     SteepleChase LP 12": SCS 1164 — Violets For Your Furs   
     SteepleChase CD: SCCD 31164 — Violets For Your Furs   (1991)
o.e-01   Violets For Your Furs - 4:56  (Matt Dennis, Tom Adair)
     SteepleChase LP 12": SCS 1164 — Violets For Your Furs   
     SteepleChase CD: SCCD 31164 — Violets For Your Furs   (1991)
p.e-02   Baby, Won't You Please Come Home - 4:14  (Charles Warfield, Clarence Williams)
     SteepleChase LP 12": SCS 1164 — Violets For Your Furs   
     SteepleChase CD: SCCD 31164 — Violets For Your Furs   (1991)
q.e-03   My Man - 10:16  (Jacques Charles, Channing Pollock, Albert Willemetz, Maurice Yvain)
     SteepleChase LP 12": SCS 1164 — Violets For Your Furs   
     SteepleChase CD: SCCD 31164 — Violets For Your Furs   (1991)
r.f-01   More Than You Know - 4:18  (Vincent Youmans, Edward Eliscu, Billy Rose)
     SteepleChase CD: SCCD 31164 — Violets For Your Furs   (1991)
s.f-02   I Didn't Know What Time It Was - 2:25  (Richard Rodgers, Lorenz Hart)
     SteepleChase CD: SCCD 31164 — Violets For Your Furs   (1991)
All titles on:      SteepleChase CD: SCCD 37015 — At Northsea   (1996)

More specific details are unavailable.


Date: early 1980s
Location: Corcoran Gallery Of Art, Washington, DC
Label: [private recording]

Shirley Horn (ldr), Richard Rodney Bennett (p), Shirley Horn (p, v)

a.   When The Wind Was Green  (Don Hunt, Henry Stinson)
b.   For All We Know  (J. Fred Coots, Sam M. Lewis)
c.   Born In A Trunk  (Leonard Gershe)
d.   Blue City  (Curtis Lewis)
e.   What Would A Woman Do?  (Curtis Lewis)
f.   He Never Mentioned Love  (Curtis Lewis)
g.   The Great City  (Curtis Lewis)

d, e, f, g performed as medley.

Richard Rodney Bennett (p) on a-c; Shirley Horn (p) on d-g.

Never issued but tapes may still exist. Part of the Great American Songwriters series which ran for two years including 1982. Details very sketchy and clarification needed. Produced by Joel Siegel. The final four selections make up "The Garden Of The Blues" suite.


Date: August 23, 1982
Location: Ronnie Scott's, London, England
Label: [private recording]

Shirley Horn (ldr), Shirley Horn (p, v), Charles Ables (eb), Warren Shadd (d)

a.01   On Green Dolphin Street  (Bronislau Kaper, Ned Washington)
b.02   Girl Talk  (Neal Hefti, Bobby Troup)
c.03   I'm Old Fashioned  (Jerome Kern, Johnny Mercer)
d.04   Gee Baby, Ain't I Good To You  (Don Redman, Andy Razaf)
e.05   Good For Nothing Joe  (Rube Bloom, Ted Koehler)
f.06   How Insensitive [aka Insensatez]  (Antonio Carlos Jobim, Vinicius DeMoraes, Norman Gimbel)
g.07   Get Rid Of Monday  (Jimmy Van Heusen, Johnny Burke)
h.08   The Girl From Ipanema  (Antonio Carlos Jobim, Vinicius DeMoraes, Norman Gimbel)
i.09   Shirley Horn theme  (Shirley Horn)
j.10   Naima  (John Coltrane)
k.10   But Not For Me  (George Gershwin, Ira Gershwin)
l.11   All Blues  (Miles Davis)
m.12   The Great City  (Curtis Lewis)
n.13   A Song For You  (Leon Russell)
o.14   Just In Time  (Jule Styne, Betty Comden, Adolph Green)
p.15   No Good Man  (Don Fisher, Sammy Gallop, Irene Higginbotham)
q.16   All Night Long  (Curtis Lewis)
r.17   This Can't Be Love  (Richard Rodgers, Lorenz Hart)
s.18   Do It Again  (George Gershwin, Buddy DeSylva)
t.19   Shirley Horn theme  (Shirley Horn)

j, k performed as medley.

No title known for the theme music played at the end of each set.


Date: October 5, 1983
Location: Ronnie Scott's, London, England
Label: [private recording]

Shirley Horn (ldr), Shirley Horn (p, v), Charles Ables (eb), Steve Williams (d)

a.01   There Is No Greater Love  (Isham Jones, Marty Symes)
b.02   A Taste Of Honey  (Bobby Scott, Ric Marlow)
c.03   The Eagle And Me  (Harold Arlen, E. Y. Harburg)
d.04   My Funny Valentine  (Richard Rodgers, Lorenz Hart)
e.05   Just In Time  (Jule Styne, Betty Comden, Adolph Green)
f.06   Meditation [aka Meditação]  (Antonio Carlos Jobim, Newton Mendonça, Norman Gimbel)
g.07   Shirley Horn theme  (Shirley Horn)
h.08   On Green Dolphin Street  (Bronislau Kaper, Ned Washington)
i.09   Let Me Love You  (Bart Howard)
j.10   You'd Be So Nice To Come Home To  (Cole Porter)
k.11   The Girl From Ipanema  (Antonio Carlos Jobim, Vinicius DeMoraes, Norman Gimbel)
l.12   The Music That Makes Me Dance  (Jule Styne, Bob Merrill)
m.13   Good For Nothing Joe  (Rube Bloom, Ted Koehler)
n.13   Lover Man  (Roger 'Ram' Ramirez, Jimmy Davis, Jimmy Sherman)
o.14   Shirley Horn theme  (Shirley Horn)

m, n performed as medley.

No title known for the theme music played at the end of each set.


Date: November 16, 1984
Location: Florida Memorial College, Miami, FL
Label: SteepleChase

Shirley Horn (ldr), Shirley Horn (p, v), Charles Ables (eb), Steve Williams (d)

a.a-02   He's Gone Again - 6:08  (Curtis Lewis, Curley Hamner, Gladys Hampton)
b.a-03   The Old Country - 4:57  (Curtis Lewis, Nat Adderley)
c.a-04   Roaming Lover - 5:16  (Curtis Lewis)
d.b-01   Blue City - 5:13  (Curtis Lewis)
e.b-01   What Would A Woman Do? - 4:23  (Curtis Lewis)
f.b-01   He Never Mentioned Love - 6:25  (Curtis Lewis)
g.b-01   The Great City - 3:57  (Curtis Lewis)
All titles on:      SteepleChase LP 12": SCS 1203 — The Garden Of The Blues   
     SteepleChase CD: SCCD 31203 — The Garden Of The Blues   (1987)

d, e, f, g performed as medley.

A spoken introduction (0:17) precedes the first selection.

The four parts of b-01 make up "The Garden Of The Blues Suite."


Date: ca. 1985
Location: New York City
Label: Bainbridge

Shirley Horn (ldr), Jean 'Toots' Thielemans (h), Jay Berliner (g), Shirley Horn (p, v), Mike Renzi (p), Jay Leonhart (b), Grady Tate (d), Neil Richardson (con)

a.01   The Sentimental Touch - 4:54  (Sammy Gallop, Albert Van Dam) / arr: Richard Rodney Bennett
     Blue Flame CD: 3984056-2 — Blue Night Special   
     Bainbridge CD: BT 6259 — Songbirds   
     DRG CD: 25103 — Songbirds   (1985)
b.02   Sleepless Hours - 4:18  (Al Stillman, Albert Van Dam) / arr: Richard Rodney Bennett
     Bainbridge CD: BT 6259 — Songbirds   
     DRG CD: 25103 — Songbirds   (1985)
c.03   Sleepless Hours - 3:38  (Al Stillman, Albert Van Dam) / arr: Richard Rodney Bennett
All titles on:      Meteor Magnum CD: 25 — Gentle Jazz   (1996)

Shirley Horn (v) on a-b.

Date unknown - 1985 is issue date.

String section of unknown players overdubbed at separate recording sessions in London.


Date: ca. 1986
Location: Monterey Jazz Festival, Monterey, CA
Label: Malpaso

Shirley Horn (ldr), Shirley Horn (p, v), Charles Ables (eb), Steve Williams (d)

a.   I've Got The World On A String - 4:11  (Harold Arlen, Ted Koehler)
     Malpaso CD: 9362-46703-2 — Monterey Jazz Festival: 40 Legendary Years   (1997)

Date uncertain.


Date: September 18 & 19, 1986
Location: New York City
Label: CBS/Sony

Shirley Horn (ldr), Frank Wess (f, ts), Shirley Horn (p, v), Charles Ables (eb), Steve Williams (d)

a.01   Somebody Loves Me - 3:47  (Buddy DeSylva, George Gershwin, Ballard MacDonald)
b.02   All Of Me - 3:48  (Gerald Marks, Seymour Simons)
c.03   Dindi - 6:30  (Antonio Carlos Jobim, Aloysio Oliveira, Ray Gilbert)
d.04   I Didn't Know What Time It Was - 3:50  (Richard Rodgers, Lorenz Hart)
e.05   I Got It Bad (And That Ain't Good) - 6:31  (Duke Ellington, Paul Francis Webster)
f.06   I've Got The World On A String - 3:38  (Harold Arlen, Ted Koehler)
g.07   Bewitched, Bothered, And Bewildered - 4:37  (Richard Rodgers, Lorenz Hart)
h.08   Go Away Little Boy - 5:56  (Carole King)
i.09   I Fall In Love Too Easily - 4:22  (Jule Styne, Sammy Cahn)
j.10   Goodbye - 7:09  (Gordon Jenkins)
All titles on:      CBS/Sony CD: 32DP 683 — All Of Me   (1987)
     CBS/Sony CD: CSCS 5393 — All Of Me   (1987)

Date: May 12 & 13, 1987
Location: Vine St. Bar And Grill, Hollywood, CA
Label: Verve

Shirley Horn (ldr), Shirley Horn (p, v), Charles Ables (eb), Steve Williams (d)

a.01   Something Happens To Me - 3:41  (Marvin Fisher, Jack Segal)
     Verve LP 12": 833 235-1 — I Thought About You - Live At Vine St.   (1987)
     PolyGram CD: 547 162-2 — Ultimate Shirley Horn [selected by Diana Krall]   (1999)
b.02   The Eagle And Me - 3:10  (Harold Arlen, E. Y. Harburg)
     Verve LP 12": 833 235-1 — I Thought About You - Live At Vine St.   (1987)
     PolyGram CD: 547 162-2 — Ultimate Shirley Horn [selected by Diana Krall]   (1999)
c.03   I Got It Bad (And That Ain't Good) - 4:58  (Duke Ellington, Paul Francis Webster)
     Verve LP 12": 833 235-1 — I Thought About You - Live At Vine St.   (1987)
d.04   Love Is Here To Stay - 3:33  (George Gershwin, Ira Gershwin)
     Verve LP 12": 833 235-1 — I Thought About You - Live At Vine St.   (1987)
     Verve CD: 314 513 928-2 — 'S Wonderful - The George Gershwin Songbook   (1992)
     Verve CD: 529 152-2 — The Complete Gershwin Songbooks   (1995)
e.05   Isn't It Romantic - 6:02  (Richard Rodgers, Lorenz Hart)
     Verve LP 12": 833 235-1 — I Thought About You - Live At Vine St.   (1987)
f.06   Estate [aka Summer] [original or English lyric ver. 1] - 7:42  (Bruno Brighetti, Bruno Martino, Joel Siegel)
     Verve LP 12": 833 235-1 — I Thought About You - Live At Vine St.   (1987)
g.07   Nice 'n' Easy - 4:54  (Lew Spence, Alan Bergman, Marilyn Bergman)
     Verve LP 12": 833 235-1 — I Thought About You - Live At Vine St.   (1987)
     Verve CD: B 000406802 — But Beautiful: The Best Of Shirley Horn   (2005)
h.08   I Thought About You - 5:59  (Jimmy Van Heusen, Johnny Mercer)
     Verve LP 12": 833 235-1 — I Thought About You - Live At Vine St.   (1987)
i.09   The Great City - 2:52  (Curtis Lewis)
     Verve LP 12": 833 235-1 — I Thought About You - Live At Vine St.   (1987)
j.10   I Wish I Didn't Love You So - 5:26  (Frank Loesser)
k.11   Corcovado [aka Quiet Nights Of Quiet Stars] - 11:56  (Antonio Carlos Jobim, Gene Lees)
All titles on:      Verve CD: 833 235-2 — I Thought About You - Live At Vine St.   (1987)

Shirley Horn (v) on a-d, f-j.


Date: October 1987
Location: Mapleshade Studio, Glenn Dale, MD
Label: Audiophile

Shirley Horn (ldr), Shirley Horn (p, v), Charles Ables (eb), Steve Williams (d)

a.01   Since I Fell For You - 7:13  (Buddy Johnson)
b.02   You're My Thrill - 4:20  (Sidney Clare, Jay Gorney)
c.03   How Long Has This Been Going On - 7:05  (George Gershwin, Ira Gershwin)
d.04   My, How The Time Goes By - 5:12  (Cy Coleman, Carolyn Leigh)
e.05   Estate [aka Summer] [original or English lyric ver. 1] - 8:38  (Bruno Brighetti, Bruno Martino, Joel Siegel)
f.06   Forget Me - 3:37  (Valerie Parks Brown)
g.07   I Watch You Sleep - 6:35  (Richard Rodney Bennett, Joel Siegel)
h.08   Softly, As I Leave You - 3:00  (Giorgio Calabrese, Antonio DeVita, Hal Shaper)
i.09   Dindi - 6:10  (Antonio Carlos Jobim, Aloysio Oliveira, Ray Gilbert)
All titles on:      Audiophile CD: ACD 224 — Softly   (1988)

Date: November 14, 15, 16, 1988
Location: A & R Studios, New York City
Label: Verve

Shirley Horn (ldr), Buck Hill (ts), Shirley Horn (p, v), Charles Ables (eb), Steve Williams (d)

a.01   A Beautiful Friendship - 3:42  (Donald Kahn, Stanley Styne)
     Verve LP 12": 837 933-1 — Close Enough For Love   (1989)
b.02   I Got Lost In Her Arms - 4:15  (Irving Berlin)
     Verve LP 12": 837 933-1 — Close Enough For Love   (1989)
     PolyGram CD: 559 734-2 — Quiet Now - Come A Little Closer [sequenced by Renee Rosnes]   (1999)
c.03   Baby, Baby All The Time - 2:40  (Bobby Troup)
     Verve LP 12": 837 933-1 — Close Enough For Love   (1989)
     Verve CD: 539 678-2 — Jazz 'Round Midnight - Shirley Horn   (1998)
     PolyGram CD: 547 162-2 — Ultimate Shirley Horn [selected by Diana Krall]   (1999)
d.04   Close Enough For Love - 4:44  (Johnny Mandel, Paul Williams)
     Verve LP 12": 837 933-1 — Close Enough For Love   (1989)
     PolyGram CD: 559 734-2 — Quiet Now - Come A Little Closer [sequenced by Renee Rosnes]   (1999)
e.05   This Can't Be Love - 2:43  (Richard Rodgers, Lorenz Hart)
     Verve LP 12": 837 933-1 — Close Enough For Love   (1989)
f.06   I Wanna Be Loved - 4:29  (Johnny Green, Edward Heyman, Billy Rose)
     Verve LP 12": 837 933-1 — Close Enough For Love   (1989)
     Verve CD: 539 678-2 — Jazz 'Round Midnight - Shirley Horn   (1998)
     PolyGram CD: 547 162-2 — Ultimate Shirley Horn [selected by Diana Krall]   (1999)
g.07   Come Fly With Me - 4:00  (Jimmy Van Heusen, Sammy Cahn)
     Verve LP 12": 837 933-1 — Close Enough For Love   (1989)
h.08   Once I Loved [aka O Amor Em Paz] - 6:50  (Antonio Carlos Jobim, Vinicius DeMoraes, Ray Gilbert)
i.09   But Beautiful - 4:32  (Jimmy Van Heusen, Johnny Burke)
     Verve CD: B 000406802 — But Beautiful: The Best Of Shirley Horn   (2005)
j.10   Get Out Of Town - 2:42  (Cole Porter)
     Verve LP 12": 837 933-1 — Close Enough For Love   (1989)
     PolyGram CD: 547 162-2 — Ultimate Shirley Horn [selected by Diana Krall]   (1999)
k.11   Memories Of You - 7:23  (Eubie Blake, Andy Razaf)
     Verve LP 12": 837 933-1 — Close Enough For Love   (1989)
l.12   It Could Happen To You - 2:48  (Jimmy Van Heusen, Johnny Burke)
     Verve LP 12": 837 933-1 — Close Enough For Love   (1989)
m.13   So I Love You - 3:15  (Carroll Coates)
     Verve LP 12": 837 933-1 — Close Enough For Love   (1989)
     Verve CD: 539 678-2 — Jazz 'Round Midnight - Shirley Horn   (1998)
     PolyGram CD: 559 734-2 — Quiet Now - Come A Little Closer [sequenced by Renee Rosnes]   (1999)
All titles on:      Verve CD: 837 933-2 — Close Enough For Love   (1989)

Buck Hill (ts) on a, f-g, k-l; Charles Ables (eb) on a-c, e-l; Steve Williams (d) on a-c, e-l.

"I Got Lost In Her Arms" performed as "I Got Lost In His Arms."


Date: November 16, 1988
Location: A & R Studios, New York City
Label: Verve

Joe Williams (ldr), Shirley Horn (p, v), Charles Ables (eb), Steve Williams (d), Joe Williams (v)

a.   Love Without Money - 3:22  (Valerie Parks Brown)
b.   Too Good To Be True - 4:20  (Paul Anderson, Eugene B. McDaniels)
Both titles on:      Verve CD: 837 932-2 — In Good Company   (1989)

Date: August 4, 1989
Location: Alice Tully Hall, New York City
Label: [private recording]

Buck Hill (ts), Shirley Horn (v)

a.   [unknown titles]  (Composer Unknown)

Rhythm section unknown. Part of the Classical Jazz at Lincoln Center series, the concert was titled "A Billie Holiday Remembrance - Ladies and Tenors."


Date: ca. 1990
Location: BMG/RCA Studios, New York City
Label: Columbia

Alvin Batiste (cl), Todd Williams (cl, ss, ts), Wessell Anderson (as), Herb Harris (ts), Joe Temperley (bar), Wynton Marsalis (t), Wycliffe Gordon (tb), Marcus Roberts (p), Reginald Veal (b), Herlin Riley (d), Shirley Horn (v)

a.   I Can't Get Started - 5:22  (Vernon Duke, Ira Gershwin) / arr: Wynton Marsalis
b.   The Ways Of Love - 4:27  (Wynton Marsalis, Joel Siegel) / arr: Sonny Kompanek, Wynton Marsalis
Both titles on:      Columbia CD: 47044 — Tune In Tomorrow (soundtrack)   (1990)

Date unknown - 1990 is issue date.

Unknown strings on "The Ways Of Love."


Date: June 12 & 14 and August 11-13, 1990
Location: Clinton Recording Studios, New York City
Label: Verve

Shirley Horn (ldr), Jean 'Toots' Thielemans (h, g), Buck Hill, Branford Marsalis (ts), Miles Davis, Wynton Marsalis (t), Charles Ables (g, eb), Shirley Horn (p, v), Buster Williams (b), Billy Hart, Steve Williams (d)

a.01   The Music That Makes Me Dance - 6:32  (Jule Styne, Bob Merrill)
b.02   Come Dance With Me - 2:47  (Jimmy Van Heusen, Sammy Cahn)
     PolyGram CD: 547 162-2 — Ultimate Shirley Horn [selected by Diana Krall]   (1999)
     Verve CD: B 000406802 — But Beautiful: The Best Of Shirley Horn   (2005)
c.03   Don't Let The Sun Catch You Cryin' - 5:58  (Joe Greene)
d.04   Beautiful Love - 3:38  (Victor Young, Haven Gillespie, Wayne King, Egbert Van Alstyne)
     Verve CD: 539 678-2 — Jazz 'Round Midnight - Shirley Horn   (1998)
     PolyGram CD: 559 734-2 — Quiet Now - Come A Little Closer [sequenced by Renee Rosnes]   (1999)
e.05   Come Back To Me - 3:43  (Burton Lane, Alan Jay Lerner)
f.06   Too Late Now - 6:00  (Burton Lane, Alan Jay Lerner)
g.07   I Just Found Out About Love - 2:24  (Jimmy McHugh, Harold Adamson)
     Verve CD: 589 646-2 — Kissing Jessica Stein (soundtrack)   (2002)
     Verve CD: B 000406802 — But Beautiful: The Best Of Shirley Horn   (2005)
h.08   It Had To Be You - 6:49  (Isham Jones, Gus Kahn)
i.09   Soothe Me - 3:31  (Joe Greene)
j.10   Foolin' Myself - 2:46  (Jack Lawrence, Peter Tinturin)
     PolyGram CD: 547 162-2 — Ultimate Shirley Horn [selected by Diana Krall]   (1999)
k.11   If You Go - 8:57  (Michel Emer, Geoffrey Parsons)
l.12   You Stepped Out Of A Dream - 3:44  (Nacio Herb Brown, Gus Kahn)
m.13   You Won't Forget Me - 7:12  (Kermit Goell, Fred Spielman)
     Verve CD: B 000406802 — But Beautiful: The Best Of Shirley Horn   (2005)
n.14   All My Tomorrows - 6:22  (Jimmy Van Heusen, Sammy Cahn)
All titles on:      Verve CD: 847 482-2 — You Won't Forget Me   (1991)

Jean 'Toots' Thielemans (h) on d, i; (g) on d, i; Buck Hill (ts) on j; Branford Marsalis (ts) on h; Miles Davis (t) on m; Wynton Marsalis (t) on c; Charles Ables (g) on l; (eb) on a-c, f-i, k, m-n; Buster Williams (b) on e, j, l; Billy Hart (d) on e, j, l; Steve Williams (d) on a-c, f-i, k, m-n.

No specific details known.


Date: probably early September 1990
Location: Chicago Jazz Festival, Chicago, IL
Label: [radio broadcast]

Shirley Horn (ldr), Buck Hill (ts), Shirley Horn (p, v), Charles Ables (eb), Steve Williams (d)

a.01   Memories Of You  (Eubie Blake, Andy Razaf)
b.02   Just In Time  (Jule Styne, Betty Comden, Adolph Green)
c.03   A Beautiful Friendship  (Donald Kahn, Stanley Styne)
d.04   Since I Fell For You  (Buddy Johnson)

Final selection is an untitled blues. An interview of Shirley Horn and Buck Hill followed the performance.


Date: October 12, 1990
Location: Clinton Recording Studio, New York City
Label: Novus

Carmen McRae (ldr), Shirley Horn (p), Charles Ables (eb), Steve Williams (d), Carmen McRae (v)

a.WFA1-0660-4   I've Got The World On A String - 3:27  (Harold Arlen, Ted Koehler)
     Novus CD: 3110-2-N — Sarah - Dedicated To You   (1991)
b.WFA1-0661-16   Misty - 4:08  (Erroll Garner, Johnny Burke)
     Novus CD: 3110-2-N — Sarah - Dedicated To You   (1991)
c.WFA1-0671-23/26   I'll Be Seeing You - 4:55  (Sammy Fain, Irving Kahal)
     Novus CD: 3110-2-N — Sarah - Dedicated To You   (1991)
d.tk 32   Wave - 4:03  (Antonio Carlos Jobim)
e.tk 7   Embraceable You - 7:42  (George Gershwin, Ira Gershwin)
All titles on:      Bluebird CD: 82876-52441-2 — Sarah - Dedicated To You   (2003)

Date: October 13, 1990
Location: Clinton Recording Studio, New York City
Label: Novus

Carmen McRae (ldr), Shirley Horn (p), Charles Ables (eb), Steve Williams (d), Carmen McRae (v)

a.WFA1-0663-46   Send In The Clowns - 3:53  (Stephen Sondheim)
b.WFA1-0666-40   The Best Is Yet To Come - 2:35  (Cy Coleman, Carolyn Leigh)
c.WFA1-0669-35   It's Magic - 4:57  (Jule Styne, Sammy Cahn)
d.WFA1-0670-53   Dedicated To You - 6:03  (Saul Chaplin, Sammy Cahn)
All titles on:      Novus CD: 3110-2-N — Sarah - Dedicated To You   (1991)
     Bluebird CD: 82876-52441-2 — Sarah - Dedicated To You   (2003)

Charles Ables (eb) on b-d; Steve Williams (d) on b-d.


Date: October 14, 1990
Location: Clinton Recording Studio, New York City
Label: Novus

Carmen McRae (ldr), Shirley Horn (p), Charles Ables (eb), Steve Williams (d), Carmen McRae (v)

a.WFA1-0662-78   Wonder Why - 2:46  (Nicholas Brodszky, Sammy Cahn)
     Novus CD: 3110-2-N — Sarah - Dedicated To You   (1991)
     Bluebird CD: 82876-52441-2 — Sarah - Dedicated To You   (2003)
b.WFA1-0664-82   Black Coffee - 6:21  (Johnny Burke, Paul Francis Webster)
     Novus CD: 3110-2-N — Sarah - Dedicated To You   (1991)
     Bluebird CD: 82876-52441-2 — Sarah - Dedicated To You   (2003)
c.WFA1-0665-98/99   Tenderly - 5:20  (Walter Gross, Jack Lawrence)
     Novus CD: 3110-2-N — Sarah - Dedicated To You   (1991)
     Bluebird CD: 82876-52441-2 — Sarah - Dedicated To You   (2003)
d.WFA1-0668-95   The Lamp Is Low - 3:03  (Mitchell Parish, Peter DeRose, Maurice Ravel)
     Novus CD: 3110-2-N — Sarah - Dedicated To You   (1991)
     Bluebird CD: 82876-52441-2 — Sarah - Dedicated To You   (2003)
e.WFA1-0672-8   altSarah - 3:40  (Carroll Coates)
     Bluebird CD: 82876-52441-2 — Sarah - Dedicated To You   (2003)
f.WFA1-0672-12   Sarah - 3:41  (Carroll Coates)
     Novus CD: 3110-2-N — Sarah - Dedicated To You   (1991)
     Bluebird CD: 82876-52441-2 — Sarah - Dedicated To You   (2003)
g.tk 4   If You Could See Me Now - 5:08  (Tadd Dameron, Carl Sigman)
     Bluebird CD: 82876-52441-2 — Sarah - Dedicated To You   (2003)
h.   The Christmas Song  (Mel Torme, Robert Wells)
     Jazz Heritage CD: 513159T — A Merry Jazzmas   

Charles Ables (eb) on a-d, g-h; Steve Williams (d) on a-d, g-h.

The first take of Sarah uses different lyrics.


Date: November 5, 1990
Location: Clinton Recording Studio, New York City
Label: Novus

Carmen McRae (ldr), Shirley Horn (p), Carmen McRae (v)

a.WFA1-0659-32/36   Poor Butterfly - 3:59  (John Golden, Raymond Hubbell)
b.WFA1-0667-30   I Will Say Goodbye - 2:36  (Michel Legrand, Edmond David Bacri, Alan Bergman, Marilyn Bergman)
Both titles on:      Novus CD: 3110-2-N — Sarah - Dedicated To You   (1991)
     Bluebird CD: 82876-52441-2 — Sarah - Dedicated To You   (2003)

Date: ca. 1991
Location: New York City
Label: Verve

Shirley Horn (ldr), Shirley Horn (p, v), Charles Ables (eb), Steve Williams (d)

a.   The Secret Of Christmas - 4:32  (Jimmy Van Heusen, Sammy Cahn)
b.   What Are You Doing New Year's Eve? - 1:51  (Frank Loesser)
Both titles on:      Verve CD: CDP Xmas-2 — The Secret Of Christmas/What Are You Doing New Year's Eve   (1991)

Date unknown - 1991 is issue date. This was for a two-song promotional CD.


Date: April 3 & 4, 1991
Location: Studio Acousti, Paris, France
Label: EmArcy

Jean 'Toots' Thielemans (ldr), Jean 'Toots' Thielemans (h, g, w), Shirley Horn (p, v), Charles Ables (eb), Steve Williams (d)

a.01   For My Lady - 4:30  (Jean 'Toots' Thielemans)
b.02   How Long Has This Been Going On - 5:29  (George Gershwin, Ira Gershwin)
c.03   Blues In The Closet [aka Collard Greens And Black-Eyed Peas] - 4:11  (Oscar Pettiford)
d.04   Someone To Watch Over Me - 8:04  (George Gershwin, Ira Gershwin)
e.05   I'm Beginning To See The Light - 4:37  (Duke Ellington, Johnny Hodges, Harry James, Don George)
f.06   The More I See You - 4:54  (Harry Warren, Mack Gordon)
g.07   The Mooche - 4:00  (Duke Ellington, Irving Mills)
h.08   Close Your Eyes - 4:37  (Bernice Petkere)
i.09   Blue And Sentimental - 3:29  (Count Basie, Jerry Livingston, Mack David)
j.10   Corcovado [aka Quiet Nights Of Quiet Stars] - 5:37  (Antonio Carlos Jobim, Gene Lees)
k.11   Willow, Weep For Me - 4:49  (Ann Ronell)
l.12   Once In A While - 3:18  (Michael Edwards, Bud Green)
All titles on:      EmArcy CD: 314 510 133-2 — For My Lady   (1991)

Shirley Horn (v) on d.


Date: April 5, 1991
Location: Tremblay, France
Label: [private recording]

Shirley Horn (ldr), Jean 'Toots' Thielemans (h), Shirley Horn (p, v), Charles Ables (eb), Steve Williams (d)

a.01   All Blues  (Miles Davis)
b.02   Soothe Me  (Joe Greene)
c.03   The Music That Makes Me Dance  (Jule Styne, Bob Merrill)
d.04   Come Dance With Me  (Jimmy Van Heusen, Sammy Cahn)
e.05   Close Your Eyes  (Bernice Petkere)

Date: May 17, 1991
Location: The Tonight Show, Burbank, CA
Label: [private recording]

Shirley Horn (ldr), Shirley Horn (p, v), Charles Ables (eb), Steve Williams (d)

a.   Come Dance With Me  (Jimmy Van Heusen, Sammy Cahn)

Johnny Carson, host.


Date: August 1991 (four nights)
Location: Clinton Recording Studios, New York City
Label: Verve

Shirley Horn (ldr), Steve Kujala, Jim Walker (f), Gene Cipriano, Jack Nimitz, Robert Tricarico (ww), Wynton Marsalis (t), Jeffrey De Rosa, John Dickson, David Duke, Marilyn Johnson, Richard Todd, Brad Warnaar (frh), Larry Bunker (vib, per), John Chiodini (g), Alan Broadbent (p), Shirley Horn (p, v), Ian Underwood (syn), Chuck Domanico (b), Charles Ables (eb), Harvey Mason (d, per), Steve Williams (d), Luis Conte, Mark Stevens (per), Arnold Belnick, Mari Botnick, Ron Clark, Isabelle Daskoff, Joel Derouin, Assa Drori, Bruce Dukov, Henry Ferber, Clayton Haslop, Reginald Hill, Jean Hugo, Peter Kent, Brian Leonard, René Mandel, Gordon Marron, Ralph Morrison, Don Palmer, Jay Rosen, Marc Sazer, Haim Shtrum, Eve Sprecher, Gerald Vinci, Shari Zippert (vn), Marilyn Baker, Samuel Boghossian, Kenneth Burward-Hoy, Rollice Dale, Jerry Epstein, Pam Goldsmith, Roland Kato, James 'Jimbo' Ross, Evan Wilson (vl), Ronald Cooper, Larry Corbett, Todd Hemmenway, Igor Horoshevsky, Anne Karam, Dennis Karmazyn, Suzie Katayama, Raymond Kelley, Fred Seykora (vc), Bruce Morgenthaler, Susan Ranney (cb), Gayle Levant, Dorothy Remsen (hrp), Johnny Mandel (con)

a.01   Here's To Life - 5:36  (Artie Butler, Phyllis Molinary) / arr: Johnny Mandel
     Verve CD: B 000406802 — But Beautiful: The Best Of Shirley Horn   (2005)
b.02   Come A Little Closer  (John Wallowitch) / arr: Johnny Mandel
     PolyGram CD: 559 734-2 — Quiet Now - Come A Little Closer [sequenced by Renee Rosnes]   (1999)
     PolyGram CD: 547 162-2 — Ultimate Shirley Horn [selected by Diana Krall]   (1999)
c.02   Wild Is The Wind - 7:27  (Dmitri Tiomkin, Ned Washington) / arr: Johnny Mandel
     PolyGram CD: 559 734-2 — Quiet Now - Come A Little Closer [sequenced by Renee Rosnes]   (1999)
     PolyGram CD: 547 162-2 — Ultimate Shirley Horn [selected by Diana Krall]   (1999)
d.03   How Am I To Know? - 3:23  (Jack King, Dorothy Parker) / arr: Johnny Mandel
     Verve CD: 539 678-2 — Jazz 'Round Midnight - Shirley Horn   (1998)
e.04   A Time For Love - 6:44  (Johnny Mandel, Paul Francis Webster) / arr: Johnny Mandel
     Verve CD: 539 678-2 — Jazz 'Round Midnight - Shirley Horn   (1998)
     PolyGram CD: 547 162-2 — Ultimate Shirley Horn [selected by Diana Krall]   (1999)
     Verve CD: B 000406802 — But Beautiful: The Best Of Shirley Horn   (2005)
f.05   Where Do You Start - 4:36  (Johnny Mandel, Alan Bergman, Marilyn Bergman) / arr: Johnny Mandel
g.06   You're Nearer - 3:31  (Richard Rodgers, Lorenz Hart) / arr: Johnny Mandel
     PolyGram CD: 559 734-2 — Quiet Now - Come A Little Closer [sequenced by Renee Rosnes]   (1999)
h.07   Return To Paradise - 5:08  (Dmitri Tiomkin, Ned Washington) / arr: Johnny Mandel
     Verve CD: 314 589 606-2 — Verve Remixed   (2002)
i.08   Isn't It A Pity? - 5:47  (George Gershwin, Ira Gershwin) / arr: Johnny Mandel
     Verve CD: 521 658-2 — 'S Marvelous - The George Gershwin Songbook   (1994)
     Verve CD: 529 152-2 — The Complete Gershwin Songbooks   (1995)
j.09   Quietly There - 6:08  (Johnny Mandel, Morgan Ames) / arr: Johnny Mandel
     Verve CD: 539 678-2 — Jazz 'Round Midnight - Shirley Horn   (1998)
k.10   If You Love Me [aka Hymne A L'Amour] - 6:02  (Marguerite Monnot, Geoffrey Parsons, Edith Piaf) / arr: Johnny Mandel
     Verve CD: B 000406802 — But Beautiful: The Best Of Shirley Horn   (2005)
l.11   Estate [aka Summer] [original or English lyric ver. 1] - 7:38  (Bruno Brighetti, Bruno Martino, Joel Siegel) / arr: Johnny Mandel
     PolyGram CD: 559 734-2 — Quiet Now - Come A Little Closer [sequenced by Renee Rosnes]   (1999)
     PolyGram CD: 547 162-2 — Ultimate Shirley Horn [selected by Diana Krall]   (1999)
All titles on:      Verve CD: 314 511 879-2 — Here's To Life   (1992)

b, c performed as medley.

Wynton Marsalis (t) on e, j; John Chiodini (g) on f; Alan Broadbent (p) on a, f; Chuck Domanico (b) on a, f; Charles Ables (eb) on b-e, g-l; Harvey Mason (d) on a, f; (per) on a, f; Steve Williams (d) on b-e, g-l.

This session produced trio and vocal tracks only for #2-4, #6-11.

All orchestra tracks and vocals on #1 and #5 recorded September 1991 at Group IV Recording in Los Angeles, CA.

Trumpet overdub on #4 and #9 recorded mid-December 1991, probably in New York City.

The version of "Return To Paradise" issued on Verve 314 589 606-2 was remixed by Mark de Clive-Lowe.


Date: August 7, 1991
Location: Alice Tully Hall, New York City
Label: [radio broadcast]

Shirley Horn (ldr), Charles Ables (eb), Steve Williams (d), Shirley Horn (v)

a.   Don't Let The Sun Catch You Cryin' - 6:00  (Joe Greene)

Portions of this concert, titled "Two Divas Of Jazz" (with Abbey Lincoln) broadcast on Jazz From Lincoln Center.


Date: October 29 - November 3, 1991
Location: Village Vanguard, New York City
Label: Image Entertainment

Shirley Horn (ldr), Shirley Horn (p, v), Charles Ables (eb), Steve Williams (d)

a.01   Change Partners  (Irving Berlin)
b.02   I've Got The World On A String  (Harold Arlen, Ted Koehler)
c.03   How Am I To Know?  (Jack King, Dorothy Parker)
d.04   Wild Is The Wind  (Dmitri Tiomkin, Ned Washington)
e.05   The Rules Of The Road  (Cy Coleman, Carolyn Leigh)
f.06   One At A Time  (Michel Legrand, Alan Bergman, Marilyn Bergman)
g.07   Nice 'n' Easy  (Lew Spence, Alan Bergman, Marilyn Bergman)
h.08   If You Love Me [aka Hymne A L'Amour]  (Marguerite Monnot, Geoffrey Parsons, Edith Piaf)
i.09   Foolin' Myself  (Jack Lawrence, Peter Tinturin)
j.10   Isn't It A Pity?  (George Gershwin, Ira Gershwin)
k.11   Return To Paradise  (Dmitri Tiomkin, Ned Washington)
l.12   Quietly There  (Johnny Mandel, Morgan Ames)
m.13   Shirley Horn theme  (Shirley Horn)
All titles on:      Image Entertainment DVD: ID 3807 LKDVD — Live At The Village Vanguard   (2007)

Shirley Horn (v) on b-l.

DVD begins with interview of Lorraine Gordon. Final selection is present but not listed on DVD issue.

Engagement ran for six nights. Specific recording date needed.


Date: ca. 1992
Label: [radio broadcast]

Shirley Horn (ldr), Shirley Horn (p, v), Charles Ables (eb), Steve Williams (d)

a.01   Nice 'n' Easy  (Lew Spence, Alan Bergman, Marilyn Bergman)
b.02   It Had To Be You  (Isham Jones, Gus Kahn)
c.03   Foolin' Myself  (Jack Lawrence, Peter Tinturin)

Broadcast in 1992 along with interview of Shirley Horn by Terri Gross on NPR "Fresh Aire" program.


Date: ca. 1992
Label: Elektra

Shirley Horn (p, v), Charles Ables (eb), Steve Williams (d), Johnny Mandel (con)

a.   You'd Better Go Now - 4:08  (Robert Graham, Bickley Reichner) / arr: Johnny Mandel
     Elektra CD: 7559-61384-2 — Glengarry Glen Ross (soundtrack)   (1992)

Date unknown - 1992 is issue date. Location uncertain - probably Hollywood, CA. Unknown orchestra which may or may not have been recorded at a different session.


Date: ca. 1992
Location: The Tonight Show, Burbank, CA
Label: [private recording]

Shirley Horn (ldr), Shirley Horn (p, v), Charles Ables (eb), Steve Williams (d)

a.   Here's To Life  (Artie Butler, Phyllis Molinary)

Date unknown. Jay Leno, host.


Date: March 7, 1992
Location: Théâtre du Chatelet, Paris, France
Label: Verve

Shirley Horn (ldr), Shirley Horn (p, v), Charles Ables (eb), Steve Williams (d)

a.01   Wouldn't It Be Loverly - 6:23  (Alan Jay Lerner, Frederick Loewe)
b.02   Just In Time - 3:13  (Jule Styne, Betty Comden, Adolph Green)
c.03   He Was Too Good To Me - 4:51  (Richard Rodgers, Lorenz Hart)
d.04   Do It Again - 8:17  (George Gershwin, Buddy DeSylva)
e.05   The Old Country - 5:37  (Curtis Lewis, Nat Adderley)
f.06   It's Easy To Remember - 6:39  (Richard Rodgers, Lorenz Hart)
g.07   All Through The Night - 2:32  (Cole Porter)
h.08   L. A. Breakdown - 6:47  (Larry B. Marks)
i.09   I Loves You Porgy  (George Gershwin, Ira Gershwin, Dubose Heyward)
j.09   Here Come De Honey Man - 9:45  (George Gershwin, Ira Gershwin, Dubose Heyward)
k.10   A Song For You  (Leon Russell)
l.10   Goodbye - 12:54  (Gordon Jenkins)
m.11   That Ole Devil Called Love - 7:33  (Doris Fisher, Allan Roberts)
All titles on:      Verve CD: 314 523 486-2 — I Love You, Paris   (1994)

i, j, k, l performed as medley.


Date: May 15, 1992
Location: Blue Note, New York City
Label: [radio broadcast]

Shirley Horn (ldr), Shirley Horn (p, v), Charles Ables (eb), Steve Williams (d)

a.01   Too Late Now  (Burton Lane, Alan Jay Lerner)
b.02   Nice 'n' Easy  (Lew Spence, Alan Bergman, Marilyn Bergman)
c.03   I Just Found Out About Love  (Jimmy McHugh, Harold Adamson)
d.04   How Am I To Know?  (Jack King, Dorothy Parker)
e.05   A Time For Love  (Johnny Mandel, Paul Francis Webster)
f.06   Return To Paradise  (Dmitri Tiomkin, Ned Washington)
g.07   L. A. Breakdown  (Larry B. Marks)
h.08   A Beautiful Friendship  (Donald Kahn, Stanley Styne)

Broadcast on NPR JazzSet. Spoken introduction by host Branford Marsalis over the first selection.


Date: August 15, 1992
Location: JVC Jazz Festival, Newport, RI
Label: [private recording]

Shirley Horn (ldr), Shirley Horn (p, v), Charles Ables (eb), Steve Williams (d)

a.01   Change Partners  (Irving Berlin)
b.02   How Am I To Know?  (Jack King, Dorothy Parker)
c.03   Don't Let The Sun Catch You Cryin'  (Joe Greene)

Shirley Horn (v) on b-c.

When broadcast on television "A & E Breakfast With The Arts," a short interview of Shirley Horn by JVC Jazz Festival producer George Wein preceded the final selection.


Date: ca. 1993
Location: Boston, MA
Label: [private recording]

Shirley Horn (ldr), Shirley Horn (p, v), Charles Ables (eb), Steve Williams (d), John Williams (con)

a.01   If You Love Me [aka Hymne A L'Amour]  (Marguerite Monnot, Geoffrey Parsons, Edith Piaf)
b.02   Come Dance With Me  (Jimmy Van Heusen, Sammy Cahn)
c.03   Here's To Life  (Artie Butler, Phyllis Molinary)

Shirley Horn (p) on a-b; John Williams (con) on a, c.

Date unknown. The Boston Pops Orchestra accompanies on first and last selections. Specific players unknown.


Date: February 1993
Label: [private recording]

Shirley Horn (ldr), Shirley Horn (p, v)

a.   [unknown titles]  (Composer Unknown)

In February of 1993 Horn was featured on CBS Sunday Morning television show. Details unknown but perhaps involving host Dr. Billy Taylor and other musicians.


Date: April 30 and May 1-3, 1993
Location: Clinton Recording Studios, New York City
Label: Verve

Shirley Horn (ldr), Gary Bartz (as, v), Charles Ables (g, eb, v), Shirley Horn (p, org, v), Tyler Mitchell (b, v), Steve Williams (d, v)

a.01   Hit The Road, Jack - 3:09  (Percy Mayfield)
     PolyGram CD: 547 162-2 — Ultimate Shirley Horn [selected by Diana Krall]   (1999)
b.02   Just A Little Lovin' - 4:06  (Eddy Arnold, Zeke Clements)
c.03   You Don't Know Me - 2:57  (Eddy Arnold, Cindy Walker)
     Verve CD: 539 678-2 — Jazz 'Round Midnight - Shirley Horn   (1998)
     PolyGram CD: 559 734-2 — Quiet Now - Come A Little Closer [sequenced by Renee Rosnes]   (1999)
     Verve CD: B 000406802 — But Beautiful: The Best Of Shirley Horn   (2005)
d.04   I'll Drown In My Own Tears - 5:02  (Henry Glover)
e.05   Hard Hearted Hannah - 3:35  (Milton Ager, Charles Bates, Bob Bigelow, Jack Yellen)
     PolyGram CD: 547 162-2 — Ultimate Shirley Horn [selected by Diana Krall]   (1999)
f.06   Georgia On My Mind - 5:19  (Hoagy Carmichael, Stuart Gorrell)
g.07   Makin' Whoopee - 3:52  (Walter Donaldson, Gus Kahn)
h.08   Bein' Green - 3:15  (Joe Raposo)
     PolyGram CD: 559 734-2 — Quiet Now - Come A Little Closer [sequenced by Renee Rosnes]   (1999)
     PolyGram CD: 547 162-2 — Ultimate Shirley Horn [selected by Diana Krall]   (1999)
i.09   Bye Bye Love - 5:25  (Boudleaux Bryant, Felice Bryant)
j.10   The Sun Died - 5:37  (Ray Charles, Hubert Giraud, Anne Gregory, Pierre Leroyer)
k.11   How Long Has This Been Going On - 3:59  (George Gershwin, Ira Gershwin)
     Verve CD: 539 678-2 — Jazz 'Round Midnight - Shirley Horn   (1998)
l.12   If You Were Mine - 3:23  (James Lewis)
m.13   I Got A Man - 3:25  (Ray Charles, Renald Richard)
n.14   Just For A Thrill - 4:23  (Lillian Hardin Armstrong, Don Raye)
o.15   Light Out Of Darkness - 5:26  (Ray Charles, Rick Ward)
     PolyGram CD: 559 734-2 — Quiet Now - Come A Little Closer [sequenced by Renee Rosnes]   (1999)
All titles on:      Verve CD: 314 519 703-2 — Light Out Of Darkness   (1993)

Gary Bartz (as) on b, d-g, i, l; (v) on a; Charles Ables (g) on a-g, i, l-m; (eb) on d-f, j-k, n-o; (v) on a; Tyler Mitchell (b) on a-b, g, i, l-m; (v) on a; Steve Williams (v) on a.

Band vocal by "The Hornettes" on first selection.


Date: September 27, 1993
Location: Free Jazz Festival, Sao Paulo, Brazil
Label: Verve

Antonio Carlos Jobim (ldr), Oscar Castro-Neves (g), Shirley Horn (p, v), Herbie Hancock (key), Ron Carter (b), Harvey Mason (d), Alex Acuña (per)

a.   The Girl From Ipanema - 2:40  (Antonio Carlos Jobim, Vinicius DeMoraes, Norman Gimbel)
b.   Once I Loved [aka O Amor Em Paz] - 5:28  (Antonio Carlos Jobim, Vinicius DeMoraes, Ray Gilbert)
Both titles on:      Verve CD: 314 531 556-2 — Antonio Carlos Jobim And Friends   (1996)

Herbie Hancock (key) on b.

"The Girl From Ipanema" performed as "The Boy From Ipanema."

"Once I Loved" is also on View Video Jazz Series 1349.


Date: ca. 1994
Location: Marian McPartland's Piano Jazz
Label: [radio broadcast]

Marian McPartland (ldr), Shirley Horn (p, v), Marian McPartland (p)

a.01   A Beautiful Friendship - 1:54  (Donald Kahn, Stanley Styne)
b.02   You Don't Know Me - 3:13  (Eddy Arnold, Cindy Walker)
c.03   Isn't It Romantic - 3:29  (Richard Rodgers, Lorenz Hart)
d.04   In The Days Of Our Love - 5:15  (Marian McPartland, Peggy Lee)
e.05   Wouldn't It Be Loverly - 3:20  (Alan Jay Lerner, Frederick Loewe)
f.06   I Thought About You - 4:31  (Jimmy Van Heusen, Johnny Mercer)
g.07   That Ole Devil Called Love - 4:00  (Doris Fisher, Allan Roberts)
h.08   Impression Of Shirley - 3:32  (Marian McPartland)
i.09   Shirley And Marian's Blues - 3:52  (Shirley Horn, Marian McPartland)

Shirley Horn (p) on a-c, e, g, i; (v) on a-c, e-g; Marian McPartland (p) on c-d, f, h-i.

Date unknown, but after release of "I Love You, Paris." Selections are interspersed with conversation.


Date: ca. 1994
Location: The White House, Washington, DC
Label: [private recording]

Shirley Horn (ldr), Shirley Horn (p, v), Charles Ables (eb), Steve Williams (d)

a.01   How Am I To Know?  (Jack King, Dorothy Parker)
b.02   Here's To Life  (Artie Butler, Phyllis Molinary)

Date unknown.


Date: July 14, 1994
Location: Montreux Jazz Festival, Montreux, Switzerland
Label: [private recording]

Shirley Horn (ldr), Shirley Horn (p, v), Charles Ables (eb), Steve Williams (d)

a.01   Foolin' Myself - 2:20  (Jack Lawrence, Peter Tinturin)
b.02   Return To Paradise - 4:12  (Dmitri Tiomkin, Ned Washington)
c.03   How Insensitive [aka Insensatez] - 10:50  (Antonio Carlos Jobim, Vinicius DeMoraes, Norman Gimbel)
d.04   Just In Time - 2:25  (Jule Styne, Betty Comden, Adolph Green)
e.05   A Song For You - 6:32  (Leon Russell)
f.06   Hard Hearted Hannah - 3:18  (Milton Ager, Charles Bates, Bob Bigelow, Jack Yellen)
g.07   Lush Life - 7:33  (Billy Strayhorn)
h.08   Something Happens To Me - 3:08  (Marvin Fisher, Jack Segal)
i.09   Blues For Big Scotia - 3:18  (Oscar Peterson)
j.10   Confession - 2:22  (Arthur Schwartz, Howard Dietz)

Video broadcast on German TV.


Date: September 18, 1994
Location: Monterey Jazz Festival, Monterey, CA
Label: [radio broadcast]

Shirley Horn (ldr), Shirley Horn (p, v), Charles Ables (eb), Steve Williams (d)

a.01   Foolin' Myself - 2:14  (Jack Lawrence, Peter Tinturin)
b.02   The Look Of Love - 7:19  (Burt Bacharach, Hal David)
c.03   How Am I To Know? - 4:49  (Jack King, Dorothy Parker)
d.04   L. A. Breakdown - 5:52  (Larry B. Marks)
e.05   Nice 'n' Easy - 4:47  (Lew Spence, Alan Bergman, Marilyn Bergman)
f.06   A Song For You - 6:42  (Leon Russell)
g.07   I've Got The World On A String - 4:16  (Harold Arlen, Ted Koehler)
h.08   Here's To Life - 5:02  (Artie Butler, Phyllis Molinary)
i.09   Hard Hearted Hannah - 2:46  (Milton Ager, Charles Bates, Bob Bigelow, Jack Yellen)
j.10   Blues For Big Scotia - 3:06  (Oscar Peterson)
All titles on:      Monterey Jazz Festival Records CD: MJFR 30313 — Live At The 1994 Monterey Jazz Festival   (2008)

Shirley Horn (v) on a-i.

A spoken introduction (0:28) precedes the first selection.


Date: October 7, 1994
Location: La Villa, Paris, France
Label: [private recording]

Shirley Horn (ldr), Shirley Horn (p, v), Charles Ables (eb), Steve Williams (d)

a.01   Nice 'n' Easy - 6:06  (Lew Spence, Alan Bergman, Marilyn Bergman)
b.02   A Beautiful Friendship - 3:37  (Donald Kahn, Stanley Styne)
c.03   Isn't It A Pity? - 5:05  (George Gershwin, Ira Gershwin)
d.04   A Song For You - 6:35  (Leon Russell)
e.05   I've Got The World On A String - 4:16  (Harold Arlen, Ted Koehler)
f.06   Since I Fell For You - 6:08  (Buddy Johnson)
g.07   If You Love Me [aka Hymne A L'Amour] - 5:59  (Marguerite Monnot, Geoffrey Parsons, Edith Piaf)
h.08   How Am I To Know? - 7:32  (Jack King, Dorothy Parker)
i.09   But Beautiful - 7:09  (Jimmy Van Heusen, Johnny Burke)
j.10   Return To Paradise - 5:34  (Dmitri Tiomkin, Ned Washington)
k.11   Hard Hearted Hannah - 3:26  (Milton Ager, Charles Bates, Bob Bigelow, Jack Yellen)
l.12   Why Did I Choose You - 5:40  (Michael Leonard, Herbert Martin)
m.13   The Old Country - 5:04  (Curtis Lewis, Nat Adderley)
n.14   Don't Let The Sun Catch You Cryin' - 5:02  (Joe Greene)
o.15   Shirley Horn theme - 2:50  (Shirley Horn)

Shirley Horn (v) on a-n.


Date: May 15-18, 1995
Location: Shirley Horn's home, Washington, DC
Label: Verve

Shirley Horn (ldr), Joe Henderson, Buck Hill (ts), Roy Hargrove (fh), Charles Ables (g, eb), Shirley Horn (p, ep, v), Steve Novosel (b), Billy Hart, Elvin Jones, Steve Williams (d)

a.01   Blues For Sarge - 4:16  (Ronald R. Dawson)
b.02   The Look Of Love - 5:22  (Burt Bacharach, Hal David)
c.03   Keepin' Out Of Mischief Now - 3:46  (Thomas 'Fats' Waller, Andy Razaf)
d.04   The Meaning Of The Blues - 7:55  (Bobby Troup, Leah Worth)
     Verve CD: 539 678-2 — Jazz 'Round Midnight - Shirley Horn   (1998)
e.05   Here's Looking At You! - 3:27  (Carroll Coates)
f.06   You Go To My Head - 9:08  (J. Fred Coots, Haven Gillespie)
g.07   Fever - 4:42  (Eddie Cooley, Johnny Davenport)
     Verve CD: 539 678-2 — Jazz 'Round Midnight - Shirley Horn   (1998)
     Verve CD: B 000406802 — But Beautiful: The Best Of Shirley Horn   (2005)
h.08   Come In From The Rain - 4:50  (Melissa Manchester, Carole Bayer Sager)
i.09   Peel Me A Grape - 2:55  (Dave Frishberg)
     Verve CD: 539 678-2 — Jazz 'Round Midnight - Shirley Horn   (1998)
j.10   All Or Nothing At All - 7:10  (Arthur Altman, Jack Lawrence)
All titles on:      Verve CD: 314 529 555-2 — The Main Ingredient   (1996)

Joe Henderson (ts) on f, j; Buck Hill (ts) on a, c, j; Roy Hargrove (fh) on d; Charles Ables (g) on a, h; (eb) on b-c, e, g, i; Shirley Horn (p) on a-g, i-j; (ep) on h; Steve Novosel (b) on a, d, f, h, j; Billy Hart (d) on i; Elvin Jones (d) on f, j; Steve Williams (d) on a-e, g-h.

Additional recording done May 28, 1995 and September 2, 1995 at Sound on Sound in New York City. No specific details.


Date: July 9-11, 1995
Location: Acousti Studio, Paris, France
Label: Verve

Jeffery Smith (ldr), Shirley Horn (p), Charles Ables (eb), Steve Williams (d), Jeffery Smith (v)

a.01   Angel Eyes - 4:10  (Matt Dennis, Earl Brent)
b.02   Nature Boy - 3:27  (Eden Ahbez)
c.03   What Are You Doing The Rest Of Your Life - 6:07  (Michel Legrand, Alan Bergman, Marilyn Bergman)
d.04   When The Night Turns Into Day - 6:31  (Glenn Ferris, Jeffery Smith)
e.05   Do Nothin' Till You Hear From Me - 3:05  (Duke Ellington, Sidney Keith 'Bob' Russell)
f.06   Stormy Monday Blues - 4:41  (Aaron 'T-Bone' Walker)
g.07   You've Changed - 4:50  (Carl Fischer, Bill Carey)
h.08   The Shadow Of Your Smile - 5:30  (Johnny Mandel, Paul Francis Webster)
i.09   Just One Of Those Things - 2:47  (Cole Porter)
j.10   When I Fall In Love - 5:36  (Victor Young, Edward Heyman)
k.11   Ramona - 4:23  (L. Wolfe Gilbert, Mabel Wayne)
All titles on:      Verve CD: 529 468-2 — Ramona   (1995)

Shirley Horn produced this album.


Date: July 26-28, 1995
Location: Group IV Studios, Hollywood, CA
Label: MusicMasters

Benny Carter (ldr), Benny Carter (as), Chris Neville (p), Steve LaSpina (b), Sherman Ferguson (d), Shirley Horn (v)

a.   A Kiss From You - 5:27  (Benny Carter, Johnny Mercer)
     MusicMasters CD: 65134 — Benny Carter Songbook    (1996)

Date: November 24, 1995
Location: Abyssinian Baptist Church, New York City
Label: [radio broadcast]

Shirley Horn (ldr), Shirley Horn (p, v), Charles Ables (eb), Steve Williams (d)

a.01   My, How The Time Goes By - 5:13  (Cy Coleman, Carolyn Leigh)
b.02   A Beautiful Friendship - 3:41  (Donald Kahn, Stanley Styne)
c.03   The Old Country - 5:55  (Curtis Lewis, Nat Adderley)
d.04   Bridge Over Trouble Water - 6:02  (Paul Simon)
e.05   For All We Know - 2:53  (J. Fred Coots, Sam M. Lewis)
f.06   Shirley Horn theme - 1:53  (Shirley Horn)

Shirley Horn (v) on a-e.

A spoken introduction by Rev. Calvin O. Butts (1:23) precedes the first selection.

Broadcast on NPR JazzSet. Credits by host Branford Marsalis heard over Shirley Horn's untitled theme music.


Date: ca. 1996
Label: Verve

Jesse Davis (as), Ron Blake (ts), Roy Hargrove, Don Sickler (fh), Mark Whitfield (g), Stephen Scott (p), Christian McBride (b), Billy Drummond (d), Shirley Horn (v)

a.   The Christmas Song - 4:37  (Mel Torme, Robert Wells)
b.   Winter Wonderland - 4:07  (Felix Bernard, Dick Smith)
Both titles on:      Verve CD: 314 531 960-2 — Jazz For Joy - A Verve Christmas Album   (1996)

Ron Blake (ts) on a; Roy Hargrove (fh) on b; Don Sickler (fh) on a; Mark Whitfield (g) on a.

Date unknown - 1996 is issue date.


Date: April 30, 1996
Location: Kennedy Center, Washington, DC
Label: [radio broadcast]

Shirley Horn (ldr), Shirley Horn (p, v), Charles Ables (eb), Steve Williams (d)

a.01   Foolin' Myself - 2:17  (Jack Lawrence, Peter Tinturin)
b.02   How Am I To Know? - 5:21  (Jack King, Dorothy Parker)
c.03   Here's To Life - 5:50  (Artie Butler, Phyllis Molinary)

Part of the Mary Lou Williams Women In Jazz festival and broadcast on NPR JazzSet on March 6, 1997.


Date: May 17 & 18, 1996
Location: The Cinegrill, Hollywood, CA
Label: Verve

Shirley Horn (ldr), George Mesterhazy (g, key), Shirley Horn (p, v), Steve Novosel (b), Steve Williams (d), Alex Acuña (per)

a.01   Loving You - 4:21  (Artie Butler, Norman Martin) / arr: George Mesterhazy
     Verve CD: 539 678-2 — Jazz 'Round Midnight - Shirley Horn   (1998)
     PolyGram CD: 559 734-2 — Quiet Now - Come A Little Closer [sequenced by Renee Rosnes]   (1999)
b.02   The Man You Were - 4:11  (Martin Hall, Albert Van Dam) / arr: George Mesterhazy
c.03   Dreamy - 4:03  (Erroll Garner, Vitor Martin, Sydney Shaw) / arr: George Mesterhazy
d.04   Someone To Light Up My Life (Se Todos Fossem Iguas A Você) - 4:36  (Antonio Carlos Jobim, Vinicius DeMoraes, Gene Lees) / arr: George Mesterhazy
     Verve CD: 539 678-2 — Jazz 'Round Midnight - Shirley Horn   (1998)
e.05   In The Dark - 5:17  (Lillian Green) / arr: George Mesterhazy
f.06   Should I Surrender - 4:06  (William Landau, Adam Ross) / arr: George Mesterhazy
g.07   Love Dance - 5:36  (Ivan Lins, Vitor Martins, Paul Williams) / arr: George Mesterhazy
h.08   Kiss And Run - 4:48  (Rene Dononcin, William Engvick, Jack Ledru) / arr: George Mesterhazy
i.09   The Island - 7:55  (Ivan Lins, Vitor Martins, Alan Bergman, Marilyn Bergman) / arr: George Mesterhazy
j.10   It Amazes Me - 2:36  (Cy Coleman, Carolyn Leigh) / arr: George Mesterhazy
k.11   All Of A Sudden (My Heart Sings) - 5:58  (Jean Marie Blanvillain, Henri Laurent Herpin, Harold Rome) / arr: George Mesterhazy
All titles on:      Verve CD: 314 537 022-2 — Loving You   (1997)

Date: October 1, 1996
Location: Town Hall, New York City
Label: Telarc

Oscar Peterson (ldr), Herb Ellis (g), Shirley Horn (p, v), Oscar Peterson (p), Niels-Henning Ørsted Pedersen (b), Lewis Nash (d)

a.   I Can't Face The Music - 3:39  (Rube Bloom, Ted Koehler)
b.   Here's To Life - 5:05  (Artie Butler, Phyllis Molinary)
Both titles on:      Telarc CD: CD 83401 — A Tribute To Oscar Peterson - Live At Town Hall   (1997)

Herb Ellis (g) on a; Shirley Horn (p) on b; Oscar Peterson (p) on a; Niels-Henning Ørsted Pedersen (b) on a; Lewis Nash (d) on a.


Date: July 1997
Location: Top O' The Senator, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Label: [radio broadcast]

Shirley Horn (ldr), Shirley Horn (p, v), Charles Ables (eb), Steve Williams (d)

a.01   Isn't It Romantic - 14:45  (Richard Rodgers, Lorenz Hart)
b.02   Fever - 5:15  (Eddie Cooley, Johnny Davenport)
c.03   Here's To Life - 6:46  (Artie Butler, Phyllis Molinary)
d.04   Shirley Horn theme - 3:29  (Shirley Horn)

Part of the Toronto Downtown Jazz Festival. Broadcast in 1998 on CBC Radio Jazz Beat program. First track includes commentary by CBC's Katie Malik. On the broadcast the last selection was followed by an epilogue (1:44).

Last selection is Shirley Horn's untitled theme music.

Personnel not definite, but likely.


Date: December 2-5, 1997
Location: Clinton Recording Studios, New York City
Label: Verve

Shirley Horn (ldr), Jean 'Toots' Thielemans (h), Buck Hill (ts), Roy Hargrove (t, fh), Shirley Horn (p, v), Ron Carter (b), Charles Ables (eb), Al Foster, Steve Williams (d)

a.01   My Funny Valentine - 5:33  (Richard Rodgers, Lorenz Hart)
     PolyGram CD: 559 734-2 — Quiet Now - Come A Little Closer [sequenced by Renee Rosnes]   (1999)
b.02   I Fall In Love Too Easily - 5:39  (Jule Styne, Sammy Cahn)
     PolyGram CD: 547 162-2 — Ultimate Shirley Horn [selected by Diana Krall]   (1999)
     Verve CD: ? — When Loves Goes Wrong   (2003)
c.03   Summertime - 4:59  (George Gershwin, Dubose Heyward)
d.04   Baby, Won't You Please Come Home - 7:21  (Charles Warfield, Clarence Williams)
e.05   This Hotel - 3:37  (Johnny Keating, Richard Quine)
     PolyGram CD: 559 734-2 — Quiet Now - Come A Little Closer [sequenced by Renee Rosnes]   (1999)
f.06   I Got Plenty O' Nuttin' - 3:39  (George Gershwin, Ira Gershwin, Dubose Heyward)
g.07   Basin Street Blues - 5:28  (Spencer Williams)
h.08   My Man's Gone Now - 10:33  (George Gershwin, Ira Gershwin, Dubose Heyward)
i.09   Blue In Green [lyric version] - 5:59  (Miles Davis, Bill Evans, Al Jarreau)
All titles on:      Verve CD: 314 557 199-2 — I Remember Miles   (1998)

Jean 'Toots' Thielemans (h) on c; Buck Hill (ts) on d; Roy Hargrove (t) on b, f, h; (fh) on g; Ron Carter (b) on b-d, g-h; Charles Ables (eb) on a, f, h-i; Al Foster (d) on b-d, g-h; Steve Williams (d) on a, f, h-i.


Date: ca. 1998
Location: Plus XXX Studios, Paris, France
Label: Private Music

Jean 'Toots' Thielemans (ldr), Jean 'Toots' Thielemans (h), Bert van den Brink (p), Hein van de Geyn (b), Andre Ceccarelli (d), Shirley Horn (v)

a.   Once Upon A Summertime [aka La Valse des Lilas]  (Michel Legrand, Edmond David Bacri, Johnny Mercer)
     Private Music CD: 01005-82160 — Chez Toots   (1998)

Date unknown - 1998 is issue date.


Date: February 9, 1998
Location: Mad Hatter Studios, Los Angeles, CA
Label: BMG

Vienna Art Orchestra (ldr), Shirley Horn (p, v), Al McKibbon (b), Steve Williams (d)

a.   Someone To Watch Over Me - 5:51  (George Gershwin, Ira Gershwin)
     BMG CD: 63258 — American Rhapsody - A Tribute To George Gershwin   (1998)

Date: July 1, 1998
Location: Avery Fisher Hall, New York City
Label: [private recording]

Lincoln Center Jazz Orchestra (ldr), Wynton Marsalis (t), Shirley Horn (p, v), Carlos Henriquez (b), Herlin Riley (d)

a.   Basin Street Blues - 6:11  (Spencer Williams)

Broadcast on Live From Lincoln Center. There is a spoken introduction (1:17) by Wynton Marsalis preceding the selection.


Date: February 19-22, 1999
Location: Capitol Studios, Studio A, Hollywood, CA
Label: Verve

Charlie Haden (ldr), Ernie Watts (ts), Alan Broadbent (p, con), Charlie Haden (b), Larance Marable (d), Murray Adler, Israel Baker, Charlie Bisharat, Robert Brosseau, Bobby Bruce, Russ Cantor, Ezra Kliger, Gina Kronstadt, Don Palmer, Robert Peterson, Kathleen Robinson, Robert Sanov, Paul Shure, Francine Walsh, Tibor Zelig (vn), Steve Gordon, Mimi Granat, Carol Mukagawa, Harry Shirinian (vl), Larry Corbett, Suzie Katayama, Raymond Kelley, Earl Madison (vc), Adrian Rosen (cb), Shirley Horn (v)

a.   Lonely Town - 5:25  (Leonard Bernstein, Betty Comden, Adolph Green) / arr: Alan Broadbent
b.   In Love In Vain - 5:00  (Jerome Kern, Leo Robin) / arr: Alan Broadbent
c.   I'm Gonna Laugh You Right Out Of My Life - 6:10  (Cy Coleman, Joseph McCarthy) / arr: Alan Broadbent
d.   The Folks Who Live On The Hill - 4:52  (Jerome Kern, Oscar Hammerstein II) / arr: Alan Broadbent
All titles on:      Verve CD: 314 547 403-2 — Art Of The Song   (1999)

Date: March 8, 1999
Location: Alice Tully Hall, New York City
Label: [radio broadcast]

Shirley Horn (ldr), Wynton Marsalis (t), Shirley Horn (p, v), Charles Ables (eb), Steve Williams (d)

a.01   Foolin' Myself  (Jack Lawrence, Peter Tinturin)
b.02   Love For Sale  (Cole Porter)
c.03   Basin Street Blues  (Spencer Williams)
d.04   I've Got The World On A String  (Harold Arlen, Ted Koehler)
e.05   How Am I To Know?  (Jack King, Dorothy Parker)
f.06   A Time For Love  (Johnny Mandel, Paul Francis Webster)
g.07   Fever  (Eddie Cooley, Johnny Davenport)
h.08   Where Do You Start  (Johnny Mandel, Alan Bergman, Marilyn Bergman)
i.09   Here's To Life  (Artie Butler, Phyllis Molinary)

Wynton Marsalis (t) on d; Charles Ables (eb) on a, d-i; Steve Williams (d) on a, d-i.

Broadcast on NPR Jazz From Lincoln Center. The Lincoln Center Jazz Orchestra appears on the second and third selections. Specific personnel unknown.


Date: May-June 1999
Location: Clinton Recording Studios, New York City
Label: Mack Avenue

Eugene Maslov (p, key), Chuck Deardorf (b), Steve Williams (d), Shirley Horn (v)

a.   The Face Of Love - 4:48  (Gretchen Carhartt)
b.   Come Back To Me Love - 5:59  (Gretchen Carhartt)
Both titles on:      Mack Avenue CD: 1002 — The Face Of Love   (2000)

Date: September 22, 1999
Location: Avatar Studios, New York City
Label: Arkadia Jazz

Benny Golson (ldr), Elizabeth Mann (f), Gerard Reuter (ob), Benny Golson (ts, con), Bob Carlisle, John Clark (frh), Mulgrew Miller (p), Bill Mays (key), Ron Carter (b), Carl Allen (d), Diane Barere, Erik Friedlander, David Heiss, Joseph Kimura, Jeanne Leblanc, Richard Locker, Eliana Mendoza, Eugene Moye, Jr., Maxine Neuman, Lanny Paykin, Clay Ruede, Frederick Zlotkin (vc), Shirley Horn (v)

a.01   One Day, Forever - 4:59  (Benny Golson) / arr: Benny Golson
b.05   Sad To Say - 4:44  (Benny Golson) / arr: Benny Golson
Both titles on:      Arkadia Jazz CD: 70744 — One Day, Forever   (2001)

Additional recording done at 39th Street Music, New York City.


Date: November 3-7, 1999
Location: Queen Elizabeth II cruise ship
Label: Chiaroscuro

Clark Terry (ldr), Dave Glasser (as), Clark Terry (t, fh), Don Friedman (p), Shirley Horn (p, v), Marcus McLaurine (b), Sylvia Cuenca (d), Etta Jones, Vanessa Rubin, Carrie Smith (v)

a.01   Opus Ocean - 7:15  (Clark Terry)
b.02   The Nearness Of You - 5:11  (Hoagy Carmichael, Ned Washington)
c.03   East Of The Sun - 5:19  (Brooks Bowman)
d.04   Etta's Fine And Mellow Blues - 6:47  (Etta Jones)
e.05   The Snapper - 10:01  (Clark Terry)
f.06   Just Squeeze Me - 4:49  (Duke Ellington, Lee Gaines)
g.07   Is It True What They Say About Dixie? - 6:31  (Irving Caesar, Sammy Lerner, Gerald Marks)
h.08   Every Day I Have The Blues - 5:11  (Memphis Slim, William York)
i.09   Coffee Grinder Blues
j.09   Empty Bed Blues - 4:21  (J. C. Johnson)
k.10   The Hymn (Wichita Blues) - 6:42  (Jay McShann)
l.11   Shirley's Intro - 1:16
m.12   But Beautiful - 7:59  (Jimmy Van Heusen, Johnny Burke)
n.13   The Theme - 4:32  (Miles Davis)
All titles on:      Chiaroscuro CD: CR 365 — Live On QE2   

i, j performed as medley.

Don Friedman (p) on a-l, n; Shirley Horn (p) on m; (v) on m; Etta Jones (v) on c-d; Vanessa Rubin (v) on f; Carrie Smith (v) on i-j.


Date: ca. 2000
Label: Koch Jazz

Shirley Horn (ldr), Shirley Horn (p, v), Al McKibbon (b), Steve Williams (d, per)

a.   Secret O' Life - 4:37  (James Taylor)
     Koch Jazz CD: KOC-CD-8580 — Sketches Of James - Selections From The James Taylor Songbook   (2000)

Date unknown - 2000 is issue date.

Studio is one of the following: River Sound (NYC), Westwind Media, Mad Hatter Studio, Bad Dog (all Los Angeles).


Date: February or May 2000
Location: Sony Music Studios, Santa Monica, CA
Label: Mack Avenue

The Legacy Band (ldr), Shirley Horn (p, v), Al McKibbon (b), Steve Williams (d)

a.   It Never Entered My Mind - 6:19  (Richard Rodgers, Lorenz Hart)
b.   Shirley's Soliloquy - 0:49  (Shirley Horn)
Both titles on:      Mack Avenue CD: 1003 — The Legacy Lives On   (2000)

Shirley Horn (v) on a.


Date: June 12-15, 2000
Location: Schnee Studios, Los Angeles, CA
Label: Verve

Shirley Horn (ldr), Louise DiTullio, Valerie King (f), John Mitchell, Jack Nimitz, Don Shelton (ww), Carl Saunders (t), Marni Johnson, Joe Meyer, Richard Todd, Brad Warnaar (frh), Larry Bunker (vib), Dori Caymmi, Russell Malone (g), Alan Broadbent (p), Shirley Horn (p, v), Brian Bromberg, Chuck Domanico (b), Charles Ables (eb), Steve Schaeffer, Steve Williams (d), Emil Richards (per), Joel Derouin, Assa Drori, Armen Garabedian, Clayton Haslop, Tiffany Hu, Igor Kiskatchi, Brian Leonard, Jennifer Munday, Anatoly Rosinsky, Robert Sanov, Haim Shtrum, Mari Tsumura, Miwako Watanabe, Shari Zippert (vn), Marilyn Baker, Denyse Buffum, Pam Goldsmith, Peter Hatch, Roland Kato, Karie Prescott, James 'Jimbo' Ross, Evan Wilson (vl), Larry Corbett, Anne Karam, Suzie Katayama, Dan Smith (vc), Frances Liu-Wu, Norman Ludwin, Ed Meares (cb), Katie Kilpatrick (hrp), Johnny Mandel (con)

a.01   You're My Thrill - 4:46  (Sidney Clare, Jay Gorney) / arr: Johnny Mandel
     Verve CD: 314 549 417-2 — You're My Thrill   (2001)
b.02   The Best Is Yet To Come - 2:37  (Cy Coleman, Carolyn Leigh)
     Verve CD: 314 549 417-2 — You're My Thrill   (2001)
c.03   Solitary Moon - 5:06  (Johnny Mandel, Alan Bergman, Marilyn Bergman) / arr: Johnny Mandel
     Verve CD: 314 549 417-2 — You're My Thrill   (2001)
d.04   Sharing The Night With The Blues - 3:00  (Emanuel Logan)
     Verve CD: 314 549 417-2 — You're My Thrill   (2001)
e.05   I Got Lost In Her Arms - 4:52  (Irving Berlin) / arr: Johnny Mandel
     Verve CD: 314 549 417-2 — You're My Thrill   (2001)
f.06   The Rules Of The Road - 3:37  (Cy Coleman, Carolyn Leigh)
     Verve CD: 314 549 417-2 — You're My Thrill   (2001)
g.07   My Heart Stood Still - 4:39  (Richard Rodgers, Lorenz Hart) / arr: Johnny Mandel
     Verve CD: 314 549 417-2 — You're My Thrill   (2001)
h.08   You'd Better Love Me - 1:58  (Timothy Gray, Hugh Martin)
     Verve CD: 314 549 417-2 — You're My Thrill   (2001)
i.09   The Very Thought Of You - 5:14  (Ray Noble) / arr: Johnny Mandel
     Verve CD: 314 549 417-2 — You're My Thrill   (2001)
j.10   Why Don't You Do Right - 2:45  (Joe McCoy)
     Verve CD: 314 549 417-2 — You're My Thrill   (2001)
k.11   All Night Long - 7:44  (Curtis Lewis) / arr: Johnny Mandel
     Verve CD: 314 549 417-2 — You're My Thrill   (2001)
l.12   There's No You - 6:58  (George Durgom, Hal Hopper, Tom Adair)
All titles on:      Verve CD: UCCV-1012 — You're My Thrill   

Louise DiTullio (f) on a, c, k; Valerie King (f) on a, c, k; John Mitchell (ww) on a, c, k; Jack Nimitz (ww) on a, c, k; Don Shelton (ww) on a, c, k; Carl Saunders (t) on c; Marni Johnson (frh) on a, c, k; Joe Meyer (frh) on a, c, k; Richard Todd (frh) on a, c, k; Brad Warnaar (frh) on a, c, k; Larry Bunker (vib) on a, c, e, g, i, k; Dori Caymmi (g) on c; Russell Malone (g) on d, f, j; Alan Broadbent (p) on c; Shirley Horn (p) on a-b, d-l; Brian Bromberg (b) on b, d, f, h, j; Chuck Domanico (b) on c; Charles Ables (eb) on a, c, e, g, i, k-l; Steve Schaeffer (d) on c; Steve Williams (d) on a-b, d-l; Emil Richards (per) on a, c, k; Joel Derouin (vn) on a, c, e, g, i, k; Assa Drori (vn) on a, c, e, g, i, k; Armen Garabedian (vn) on a, c, e, g, i, k; Clayton Haslop (vn) on a, c, e, g, i, k; Tiffany Hu (vn) on a, c, e, g, i, k; Igor Kiskatchi (vn) on a, c, e, g, i, k; Brian Leonard (vn) on a, c, e, g, i, k; Jennifer Munday (vn) on a, c, e, g, i, k; Anatoly Rosinsky (vn) on a, c, e, g, i, k; Robert Sanov (vn) on a, c, e, g, i, k; Haim Shtrum (vn) on a, c, e, g, i, k; Mari Tsumura (vn) on a, c, e, g, i, k; Miwako Watanabe (vn) on a, c, e, g, i, k; Shari Zippert (vn) on a, c, e, g, i, k; Marilyn Baker (vl) on e, g, i; Denyse Buffum (vl) on a, c, e, g, i, k; Pam Goldsmith (vl) on a, c, k; Peter Hatch (vl) on a, c, e, g, i, k; Roland Kato (vl) on a, c, e, g, i, k; Karie Prescott (vl) on a, c, k; James 'Jimbo' Ross (vl) on a, c, e, g, i, k; Evan Wilson (vl) on e, g, i; Larry Corbett (vc) on a, c, e, g, i, k; Anne Karam (vc) on a, c, e, g, i, k; Suzie Katayama (vc) on a, c, e, g, i, k; Dan Smith (vc) on a, c, e, g, i, k; Frances Liu-Wu (cb) on a, c, k; Norman Ludwin (cb) on a, c, k; Ed Meares (cb) on a, c, k; Katie Kilpatrick (hrp) on a, c, e, g, i, k; Johnny Mandel (con) on a, c, e, g, i, k.

Orchestra overdubbed on September 26 & 27, 2000 at Capitol Studios, Los Angeles, CA.

"I Got Lost In Her Arms" performed as "I Got Lost In His Arms."


Date: September 6-8, 2001
Location: The Hit Factory, New York City
Label: Blue Note

Bill Charlap (ldr), Bill Charlap (p), Peter Washington (b), Kenny Washington (d), Shirley Horn (v)

a.   Star Dust - 9:28  (Hoagy Carmichael, Mitchell Parish)
     Blue Note CD: 7243 5 35985 2 5 — Stardust   (2002)

Date: October 27, 2001
Location: Theaterhaus Gessnerallee, Zürich, Switzerland
Label: [radio broadcast]

Shirley Horn (ldr), Shirley Horn (p, v), Steve Novosel (b), Steve Williams (d)

a.01   Foolin' Myself - 2:33  (Jack Lawrence, Peter Tinturin)
b.02   How Am I To Know? - 4:29  (Jack King, Dorothy Parker)
c.03   A Time For Love - 4:05  (Johnny Mandel, Paul Francis Webster)
d.04   I've Got The World On A String - 3:41  (Harold Arlen, Ted Koehler)
e.05   Where Do You Start - 6:13  (Johnny Mandel, Alan Bergman, Marilyn Bergman)
f.06   Fever - 4:27  (Eddie Cooley, Johnny Davenport)
g.07   Yesterday - 4:05  (John Lennon, Paul McCartney)
h.07   Yesterdays - 4:16  (Jerome Kern, Otto Harbach)
i.08   The Girl From Ipanema - 4:36  (Antonio Carlos Jobim, Vinicius DeMoraes, Norman Gimbel)
j.09   Love Is Here To Stay - 2:52  (George Gershwin, Ira Gershwin)
k.10   You're My Thrill - 4:04  (Sidney Clare, Jay Gorney)
l.11   Ten Cents A Dance  (Richard Rodgers, Lorenz Hart)
m.11   This Hotel - 7:41  (Johnny Keating, Richard Quine)
n.12   Just In Time - 2:58  (Jule Styne, Betty Comden, Adolph Green)
o.13   Here's To Life - 5:59  (Artie Butler, Phyllis Molinary)
p.14   Shirley Horn theme - 7:21  (Shirley Horn)
q.15   Confession - 3:45  (Arthur Schwartz, Howard Dietz)

g, h;   l, m performed as medleys.

Steve Novosel (b) on a-l, n-q; Steve Williams (d) on a-l, n-q; Shirley Horn (v) on a-o, q.

The performance of This Hotel is included as an interlude during Ten Cents A Dance.

p. includes announcements and applause prior to the encore.


Date: September 21, 2002
Location: Sanders Theater, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA
Label: [radio broadcast]

Shirley Horn (ldr), George Mesterhazy (p), Peter Kotrimas (b), Steve Williams (d), Shirley Horn (v)

a.   A Beautiful Friendship  (Donald Kahn, Stanley Styne)
b.   The Rules Of The Road  (Cy Coleman, Carolyn Leigh)
c.   A Time For Love  (Johnny Mandel, Paul Francis Webster)
d.   Fever  (Eddie Cooley, Johnny Davenport)
e.   How Am I To Know?  (Jack King, Dorothy Parker)
f.   Foolin' Myself  (Jack Lawrence, Peter Tinturin)
g.   I Got Lost In Her Arms  (Irving Berlin)
h.   Yesterday  (John Lennon, Paul McCartney)
i.   The Old Country  (Curtis Lewis, Nat Adderley)
j.   Embraceable You  (George Gershwin, Ira Gershwin)
k.   In The Dark  (Lillian Green)
l.   For All We Know  (J. Fred Coots, Sam M. Lewis)
m.   Nice 'n' Easy  (Lew Spence, Alan Bergman, Marilyn Bergman)
n.   Here's To Life  (Artie Butler, Phyllis Molinary)

Peter Kotrimas (b) on a-g, i-n; Steve Williams (d) on a-g, i-n.

Recorded by WGBH-FM - producer Steve Schwartz broadcast it on May 4, 2003. Excerpts subsequently appeared on the NPR program "JazzSet with Dee Dee Bridgewater."

"I Got Lost In Her Arms" performed as "I Got Lost In His Arms."


Date: February 3-5, 2003
Location: The Hit Factory, New York City
Label: Verve

Shirley Horn (ldr), Roy Hargrove (fh), Ahmad Jamal, George Mesterhazy (p), Ed Howard (b), Steve Williams (d), Shirley Horn (v)

a.01   Forget Me - 3:29  (Valerie Parks Brown)
b.02   If You Go Away - 4:48  (Jacques Brel, Rod McKuen)
c.03   Yesterday - 4:12  (John Lennon, Paul McCartney)
d.04   Take Love Easy - 5:11  (Duke Ellington, John Latouche)
e.05   Never Let Me Go - 5:15  (Ray Evans, Jay Livingston)
f.06   Watch What Happens - 3:27  (Michel Legrand, Jacques Demy, Norman Gimbel)
g.07   Ill Wind - 7:07  (Harold Arlen, Ted Koehler)
h.08   Maybe September - 7:09  (Ray Evans, Percy Faith, Jay Livingston)
i.09   Everything Must Change - 4:59  (Benard Ighner)
j.10   This Is All I Ask - 6:40  (Gordon Jenkins)
k.11   May The Music Never End - 5:07  (Artie Butler, Norman Martin)
All titles on:      Verve CD: 440 076 028-2 — May The Music Never End   (2003)

Roy Hargrove (fh) on d, g; Ahmad Jamal (p) on h, j; George Mesterhazy (p) on a-g, i, k.


Date: September 16, 2004
Location: Cité de la Musique de Paris, Paris, France
Label: [radio broadcast]

Shirley Horn (ldr), George Mesterhazy (p), Ed Howard (b), Steve Williams (d), Shirley Horn (v)

a.01   How Am I To Know? - 6:59  (Jack King, Dorothy Parker)
b.02   I Just Found Out About Love - 3:50  (Jimmy McHugh, Harold Adamson)
c.03   Nice 'n' Easy - 5:08  (Lew Spence, Alan Bergman, Marilyn Bergman)
d.04   A Time For Love - 7:01  (Johnny Mandel, Paul Francis Webster)
e.05   Fever - 5:12  (Eddie Cooley, Johnny Davenport)
f.06   In The Dark - 3:17  (Lillian Green)
g.07   If You Love Me [aka Hymne A L'Amour] - 5:45  (Marguerite Monnot, Geoffrey Parsons, Edith Piaf)
h.08   Take Love Easy - 4:09  (Duke Ellington, John Latouche)
i.09   Yesterday - 4:11  (John Lennon, Paul McCartney)
j.10   The Old Country - 4:27  (Curtis Lewis, Nat Adderley)
k.11   For All We Know - 5:20  (J. Fred Coots, Sam M. Lewis)
l.12   This Hotel - 4:37  (Johnny Keating, Richard Quine)
m.13   Shirley Horn theme - 4:00  (Shirley Horn)
n.14   Here's To Life - 5:50  (Artie Butler, Phyllis Molinary)
o.15   Shirley Horn theme - 1:38  (Shirley Horn)
p.16   Confession - 2:26  (Arthur Schwartz, Howard Dietz)
q.17   The Great City - 4:36  (Curtis Lewis)

Shirley Horn (v) on a-l, n, p-q.


Date: early January 2005
Location: Le Jazz Au Bar, New York City
Label: Verve

Shirley Horn (ldr), Buck Hill (ts), Roy Hargrove (t), George Mesterhazy (g), Shirley Horn (p, v), Ed Howard (b), Steve Williams (d)

a.   Jelly Jelly - 4:54  (Earl Hines, Billy Eckstine)
b.   Loads Of Love - 3:07  (Richard Rodgers)
c.   I Didn't Know What Time It Was - 4:43  (Richard Rodgers, Lorenz Hart)
All titles on:      Verve CD: B 000406802 — But Beautiful: The Best Of Shirley Horn   (2005)

Buck Hill (ts) on a; Roy Hargrove (t) on a, c; George Mesterhazy (g) on a.

Horn played Thursday through Sunday - December 30, 2004 through January 2, 2005 and again January 6 through January 9, 2005.


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