So Smooth ~ 1955

It's The Talk of the Town ~ 1955 Version

~ featured by Glen Gray and the Casa Loma Orchestra
Music by Jerry Livingston and lyrics by Marty Symes with Al J. Neiburg, 1933 
Joy Music
 
With Mitchell Ayres' Orchestra
Arranged by Joe Reisman
 
Recorded at Webster Hall, New York City 
A&R Producer Joe Carlton
Recording Time 3:38
Lyrics
Recorded  February 17, 1955    ~   Matrix No. F2PB 1605 Take 8
 
SESSION MUSICIANS
February 17, 1955 
A&R Production Joe Carlton
 
Orchestra
 
Leader: Mitchell Ayres
Contractor: Henry "Hank" Ross ( Sax )
 
Sax ~ Harry Terrill
Sax ~ Bernard Kaufman
Sax ~ Philip Zolkind
Sax ~ Stanley Webb
 
Trumpet ~ Melven Soloman 
Trumpet ~ James Maxwell 
Trumpet ~ James Milazzo 
 
Trombone ~ Robert Byrne 
Trombone ~ John D'agostino 
 
Violin ~ Sylvan Shulman 
Violin ~ Zelly Smirnoff 
Violin ~ Mac Ceppos 
Violin ~ Raoul Poliakin 
Violin ~ Jack Zayde 
Violin ~ Maurice Hershaft 
Violin ~ Felix Orlewitz 
Violin ~ Harry Melnikoff 
 
Viola ~ Isadore Zir 
Viola ~ Howard Kay 
 
Cello ~ Maurice Brown 
Cello ~ Abram Borodkin
 
Piano ~ Henry Rowland
 
Guitar ~ Danny Perri 
 
Bass ~ Robert Haggart 
 
Drums ~ Terry Snyder  
 
Harp ~ Reinhardt Elster
 
French Horn ~ John Barrows
French Horn ~ Anthony Miranda

 

So Smooth ~ original album cover 

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