The Record Collection

Helen Merrill: Helen Merrill (1954)

EmArcy MG 36006

Track list:

01 – Don’t Explain
02 – You’d Be So Nice To Come Home To
03 – What’s New
04 – Falling In Love With Love
05 – Yesterdays
06 – Born To Be Blue
07 – ‘S Wonderful

Personnel:

Helen Merrill – vocals
Clifford Brown – trumpet
Danny Banks – bass clarinet, flute, baritone sax
Jimmy Jones – piano
Barry Galbraith – guitar
Milt Hilton – bass (#1,2,6,7)
Osie Johnson – drums (#1,2,6,7)
Oscar Petiford – bass, cello (#3,4,5)
Bobby Donaldson – drums (#3,4,5)

Quincy Jones – arrangement, conductor

Recorded at NYC, December 22, 24, 1954

Producer: Quincy Jones

Subtitle: Helen Merrill with Clifford Brown

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