Sophisticated Approach

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LABEL Capitol
NO. 1674
FORMAT 12” Record
PRODUCER Lee Gillette
LOCATION Capitol Tower Studios, Hollywood
RECORDING DATE 5-7 July 1961


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1. But Beautiful (James Van Heusen & Johnny Burke)

2. Darn That Dream (James Van Heusen & Eddie DeLange)
solo: Stamm (tp)

3. It Might As Well Be Spring (Richard Rodgers & Oscar Hammerstein II)
solos: Baltazar (as) Donahue (ts)

4. Moonlight Becomes You (James Van Heusen & Johnny Burke)
solo: Stamm (tp)

5. How Do I Look In Blue? (Johnny Richards & Gene Roland)

6. You Stepped Out Of A Dream (Nacio Herb Brown & Gus Kahn)
solo: Stamm (tp)

7. How Long Has This Been Going On? (George Gershwin)
solo: Donahue (ts)

8. Memoirs Of A Lady (Johnny Richards & Blanca Webb)
solo: Kenton (p)

9. Time After Time (Jule Styne & Sammy Cahn)
solo: Holladay (bs)

10. Easy To Love (Cole Porter)
solos: Kenton (p) Holladay (bs)

11. My One And Only Love (Guy Wood & Robert Mellin)
solo: Fitzpatrick (tb)

12. Like Someone In Love (James Van Heusen & Johnny Burke)
solos: Stamm (tp) Baltazar (as)

All tracks arranged by Lennie Niehaus.

Additional Capitol versions

7243 873849 2 7 — CD [with The Romantic Approach]

Other versions

Creative World reissue — ST-1018— 12” LP


Alto sax
Gabe Baltazar

Tenor sax
Sam Donahue
Paul Renzi

Bari sax
Marvin Holladay

Bari & bass sax
Wayne Dunstan

Dalton Smith
Bud Brisbois
Bob Behrendt
Marvin Stamm
Bob Rolfe

Dwight Carver
Gene Roland
Carl Saunders
Keith LaMotte

Bob Fitzpatrick
Dee Barton
Bud Parker
Jim Amlotte (b-tb)
Dave Wheeler (b-tb, tuba)

Stan Kenton

Red Mitchell

Jerry Lestock McKenzie