Easy Street Records

Guitarist Chuck Wayne came to prominence in the 1940's & 50's. Best known for his work with Woody Herman and George Shearing. He was also Tony Bennett's musical director from 1953-57. Joe Puma was a contemporary of Chuck and fellow guitarists Jimmy Rainey and Johnny Smith winning the Metronome New Star award in 1957. The two guitarists teamed up in 1973 for some duet playing in the tradition of Barnes/Kress and Ellis/Pass and this resulting album is one of the best of the genre.
Guitarist Chuck Wayne came to prominence in the 1940's & 50's. Best known for his work with Woody Herman and George Shearing. He was also Tony Bennett's musical director from 1953-57. Joe Puma was a contemporary of Chuck and fellow guitarists Jimmy Rainey and Johnny Smith winning the Metronome New Star award in 1957. The two guitarists teamed up in 1973 for some duet playing in the tradition of Barnes/Kress and Ellis/Pass and this resulting album is one of the best of the genre.
708857100422

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Format: CD
Label: CHOI
Catalog: 71004
Rel. Date: 02/21/2012
UPC: 708857100422

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Artist: Chuck Wayne & Joe Puma
Format: CD
New: Not currently available
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Formats and Editions

DISC: 1

1. My Favourite Things
2. Fly Me To The Moon (In Other Words)
3. Let's Do It Again
4. Little Joe Walts
5. Body And Soul
6. Lester Leaps In
7. Here's That Rainy Day
8. Baubles, Bangles And Beads
9. Satin Doll
10. There Will Never Be Another You
11. I'll Get Along

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Guitarist Chuck Wayne came to prominence in the 1940's & 50's. Best known for his work with Woody Herman and George Shearing. He was also Tony Bennett's musical director from 1953-57. Joe Puma was a contemporary of Chuck and fellow guitarists Jimmy Rainey and Johnny Smith winning the Metronome New Star award in 1957. The two guitarists teamed up in 1973 for some duet playing in the tradition of Barnes/Kress and Ellis/Pass and this resulting album is one of the best of the genre.
        
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