So Smooth ~ 1955
I've Got The World On a String
~ featured in the 1950 Hollywood musical "I'll Get By"
Music by Harold Arlen and lyrics by Ted Koehler, 1933 
Mills Music Inc.
 
With Mitchell Ayres' Orchestra
 
Recorded in Webster Hall, New York City 
A&R Production Joe Carlton
Recording Time 2:20
 
Recorded  January 20, 1955    ~   Matrix No. F2PB 1017 Take 5
Lyrics
SESSION MUSICIANS
January 20, 1955 
A&R Production Joe Carlton
 
Orchestra
 
Leader: Mitchell Ayres
Contractor: Henry "Hank" Ross ( Sax )
 
Sax ~ Bernard Kaufman
Sax ~ Harry Terrill
 
Trumpet ~ Malven Soloman 
 
Trombone ~ John D'agostino 
 
Violin ~ Sylvan Shulman 
Violin ~ Zelly Smirnoff 
Violin ~ Mac Ceppos 
Violin ~ Raoul Poliakin 
Violin ~ Maurice Hershaft 
Violin ~ Felix Orlewitz 
Violin ~ Sidney Harris 
Violin ~ Stanley Kraft 
Violin ~ Harry Glickman 
Violin ~ Jack Zayde 
Violin ~ Harry Melnikoff 
Violin ~ Tosha Samaroff 
Violin ~ Solomon Deutsch 
 
Viola ~ Isadore Zir 
Viola ~ Howard Kay 
Viola ~ Samuel Persoff 
 
Cello ~ Maurice Brown 
Cello ~ Abram Borodkin
 
Piano ~ Henry Rowland
 
Guitar ~ Danny Perri 
Guitar ~ Anthony Mottola
 
Drums ~ Terry Snyder 
 
Bass ~ Robert Haggart 
 
Harp ~ Reinhardt Elister
 

So Smooth ~ original album cover   

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