Written by
Bob Stumpel

November 3

It Had To Be You

Album 1959 Genius

Album: The Genius Of Ray Charles, Atlantic 1312, October 1959.

The elpee was recorded in New York on 23 June 1959 with Clark Terry – trumpet; Ernie Royal – trumpet; Joe Newman – trumpet; Snookie Young – trumpet; Marcus Belgrave – trumpet; John Hunt – trumpet; Melba Liston – trombone; Quentin Jackson – trombone; Thomas Mitchell – trombone; Al Gray – trombone; Frank Wess – flute, alto saxophone and tenor saxophone; Marshall Royal – alto sax; Paul Gonsalves – tenor sax; Zoot Sims – tenor sax; Billy Mitchell – tenor sax; David Fathead Newman – tenor sax. Arranged by Ernie Wilkins.

Tenor solo by David Fathead Newman.

Don’t miss the excellent live duet performance with Diane Schuur (below).

Polar 1998
Miami 1999 (with Diane Schuur)

’98 TV Polar
’99 LC Miami – With Diane Schuur
’99 LC Marciac
’00 LC Paris
’03 LC Melbourne
’03 LC Whitehouse


Bob Stumpel — 2016-04-09 11:49:59

Ray's briefing, for Q, on the arrangement: (1) open.spotify.com/track/31jJ7ccz5UUAPxIwquW425 and (2) open.spotify.com/track/2gjsHJnPhWEnZY9ixpAmcI

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