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VSOP66   V.S.O.P. #66
THE FABULOUS BILL HARRIS


w/Bill Harris (guitar, vocals, recitation).

 

     

SONGS IN THIS CD:
  • Blues Ain't Nothing (Traditional, Harris) /Key To The Highway (Bill Broonzy) 4:40
  • Bill Harris Blues Monologue (Bill Harris) /Sitting On Top Of The World (Traditional, Harris) 7:13
  • Ma Rainey (Sterlinq Brown) 2:23
  • Nuages (Djanqo Reinhardt) 10:47
  • Bach's Prelude In D Minor (Bach, Arr. Segovia) 5:10
  • Spring (Bill Harris) /Golden Sunset (Bill Harris) 4:03
  • Satin Doll (Ellington, Strayhorn) 2:35
  • Out Of Nowhere (Green, Heyman) 1:50
  • Stomping At The Savoy (Sampson, Goodman, Webb) 2:15
  • Possessed (Bill Harris) 4:58
  • Syeda's Song Flute (John Coltrane) 4:30
  • Jazz Band (Frank Marshall Davis) 1:46
  • The Wes Montgomery Suite: "Remember Wes" [1st Movement] (Bill Harris) 3:41
  • The Wes Montgomery Suite: "Sweet Fannie Louise" [3rd Movement] (Bill Harris) 4:27
 

 

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Recorded from 1957 through 1981 at various locations in Washington D.C. and The Village Gate in New York.

Guitarist Bill Harris was one of the finest solo guitar players to take on classical guitar, jazz and blues. He was lead guitarist, composer/arranger and singer with The Clovers in the early 1950's. This CD consists of live performances of blues, jazz, classical and recitation recorded over 30 years. Also included are portions of his Wes Montgomery Suite performed with the Howard University Jazz Ensemble, where Bill Harris was a professor of music.