Nancy Harrow
Partners II: I Don’t Know What Kind of Blues I’ve Got
Benfan Music

Nancy Harrow (vcl), with Buck Clayton, Dickie Wells, Buddy Tate, Dick Wellstood, Tommy Gwaltney, Danny Bank, Jack Wilkins, Rufus Reid, Dick Katz, Phil Woods, Ben Riley, Anton Krukowski, Amy London, Frank Wess, Billy Hart, John Lewis, Jim Hall, Roland Hanna, Bob Brookmeyer, Ray Drummond, Terri Lyne Carrington, Bill Easley, Dave Bargeron, John Mosca, Richie DeRosa, Chriz Ziemba, Owen Broder, Clark Terry, Kenny Barron, Grady Tate, George Mraz and John Basile

Release date: January 1, 2021

List of Tunes:

1 I Don’t Know What Kind of Blues I’ve Got
2 I’ve Got A Crush On You
3 Lover, Come Back To Me
4 Confessin’ the Blues
5 You Go To My Head
6 Drive My Car
7 You’re Gonna Make Me Lonesome When You Go
8 Starting Over
9 If You Were Mine
10 What the Romans Do
11 Keeping Out of Mischief
12 If I Want To
13 Baby, Get Lost
14 Am I Beautiful?
15 Havin’ Myself a Time
16 Good Fortune Was Her Name

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I Don’t Know What Kind of Blues I’ve Got – from the Wild Women album, Candid, 1961.
Composed by Duke Ellington; copyright © Tempo Music Inc. and EMI United Partnership Ltd.
With Buck Clayton, trumpet; Dickie Wells, trombone; Buddy Tate, tenor sax; Danny Bank, baritone sax; Tommy Gwaltney, clarinet; Kenny Burrell, guitar; Dick Wellstood, piano; Milt Hinton, bass; Oliver Jackson, drums.

I’ve Got a Crush on You – from the Anything Goes album, Audiophile, 1979.
Music & Lyrics by George Gershwin & Ira Gershwin; copyright © WB Music Corp.
With Jack Wilkins, guitar; Rufus Reid, bass; Billy Hart, drums.

Lover, Come Back to Me – from the You Never Know album, Atlantic, 1962.
Music & Lyrics by Sigmund Romberg & Oscar Hammerstein; copyright Bambalina Music Publishing and WB Music Corp.
With John Lewis, piano; Richard Davis, bass; Connie Kay, drums.

Confessin’ the Blues – from the You’re Nearer album, Tono Records, 1986.
Music & Lyrics by Jay McShann & Walter Brown; copyright Universal-MCA Music/publishing Div. of Universal Music Corp. and Sony/ATV Tunes LLC
With Bob Brookmeyer, trombone; Roland Hanna, piano; Ray Drummond, bass; Terri Lyne Carrington, drums.

You Go To My Head – from the Street of Dreams album, Poljazz, Sonet, Gazell, recorded 1988, released 1990 in Europe & 1991 in U.S.
Music & Lyrics by J. Fred Coots & H. Gillespie; copyright Wixen Music Publishing, in o/b/o Toy Town Tunes, Inc. and Haven Gillespie Music Pub
With Bob Brookmeyer, synthesizers.

Drive My Car – from The Beatles & Other Standards, Recorded 1989, released Emarcy in Japan, 1990.
Music& Lyrics by John Lennon and Paul McCartney; copyright Sony/ATV (Northern Songs Catalog)
With Roland Hanna, piano; Bill Easley, tenor sax; George Mraz, bass; Grady Tate, drums; Arto Tuncboyaci, percussion.

You’re Gonna Make Me Lonesome When You Go – from Street of Dreams, Poljazz, Sonet, Gazell, recorded 1988, released 1990 & 1991.
Words & Music by Bob Dylan; copyright Ram’s Horn Music
With John Basile, acoustic guitar; Bob Brookmeyer, synthesizer.

Starting Over – from the Lost Lady album, Soul Note, 1993.
Music & Lyrics by Nancy Harrow; copyright © Nancy Harrow, 1991, BMI.
With Phil Woods, alto sax; Dick Katz, piano; Ray Drummond, bass; Ben Riley, drums.

If You Were Mine – from Secrets, Soul Note, 1991.
Music & Lyrics by Matt Malneck & Johnny Mercer; copyright Bourne Co.
With Dick Katz, piano; Ray Drummond, bass; Ben Riley, drums.

What the Romans Do – from The Marble Faun CD, Harbinger Records, 1997.
Words & Music by Nancy Harrow; copyright © Nancy Harrow, 1996. BMI
With Nancy Harrow, Grady Tate, Anton Krukowski, Amy London, vocals; Roland Hanna, piano, harpsichord; Paul West, bass; Akira Tana, drums; Frank Wess, flute; Dave Bargeron, tuba; John Mosca, trombone; George Caldwell, synthesizer.

Keepin’ Out of Mischief Now – from Street of Dreams, Poljazz, Sonet, Gazell, 1990 & 1991.
Music & Lyrics by Thomas Fats Waller & Andy Razaf; copyright BMG Gold Songs, Anne Rachel Music Corp. & Edwin H. Morris & Co, Ltd.
With Bob Brookmeyer, valve trombone; Jim McNeely, piano; Steve LaSpina, bass; Richie DeRosa, drums.

If I Want To – from The Song Is All CD, Benfan Music, 2016.
Music & Lyrics by Nancy Harrow; copyright © Benfan Music 1993. BMI.
With Chris Ziemba, piano, Owen Broder, tenor saxophone; Alex Claffy, bass; Dennis Mackrel, drums.

Baby, Get Lost, from unreleased 1983 demo.
Words & Music by Billy Moore; copyright Modern Age Music Company, Songs of Kobalt Music Publishing
With Jack Wilkins, guitar; Rufus Reid, bass.

Am I Beautiful? From the same 1996 live performance as An Intimate Evening With Nancy Harrow but unreleased until now.
Music & Lyrics by Nancy Harrow; copyright © 1994, Nancy Harrow, BMI.
With Roland Hanna, piano; Paul West, bass.

Havin’ Myself a Time – from Secrets, Soul Note, 1991.
Music & Lyrics by Ralph Rainger & Leo Robin; copyright Sony/ATV Harmony
With Clark Terry, trumpet; Dick Katz, piano; Ray Drummond, bass; Ben Riley, drums.

Good Fortune Was Her Name – from The Cat Who Went To Heaven, Artists House, 2005.
Music & Lyrics by Nancy Harrow; copyright © 2004, Nancy Harrow, BMI.
With Kenny Barron, piano.

Nancy Harrow
Benfan Music

Nancy Harrow (vcl), with Kenny Burrell, Roland Hanna, John Lewis, Jim Hall, Ray Drummond, Rufus Reid, John Basile, Bob Brookmeyer, Clark Terry, Dick Katz, Grady Tate, Jack Wilkins, Vernel Bagneris, Phil Woods, Anton Krukowski, Kenny Werner, Paul West, Chris Ziemba, Denzil Best, Major Holley, Richard Davis, Connie Kay, Ben Riley, Kenny Barron, Akira Tana, Dennis Mackrel, George Mraz

Release date: June 15, 2018

List of Tunes:

1 It's a Wonderful World
2 You're Nearer
3 Tain't Nobody's Bizness
4 I Got It Bad and That Ain't Good
5 So Why Am I Surprised?
6 Anything Goes
7 Desperado
8 The Extra Mile
9 Hit The Road, Jack
10 I Get Along Without You Very Well
11 But Not The Cat
12 What'll I Do?
13 Fixing A Hole
14 My Foolish Heart
15 You're My Thrill
16 Railroad Man
17 But Beautiful
18 When The World Was Young
19 In A Mellotone
20 Not While I'm Around
21 If I Could Be With You
22 Country Pie
23 Until It Comes Up Love


Nancy Harrow: Partners

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"Nancy Harrow's recordings have brought her together with some of the finest accompanists and soloists in modern music. She has consistently chosen partners whose experience, tastes, high standards and instincts about repertoire complement her own."

Doug Ramsey

"What I hear and feel in this recording is a deep, complete, and varied personality shining her light at me, one track after the other. I hear energy, warmth, passions. Distinct and the same all at once. Her voice makes lovely shapes, now tough, now tender, now impish."

Michael Steinman

Nancy Harrow

Nancy Harrow, vocals; Carl Clemons-Hopkins, guest vocalist; Britton Smith, guest vocalist; Alphonso Horne, trumpet; Owen Broder, reeds; Robert Edwards, trombone; Chris Ziemba, piano; David Linard, piano & harmonica; George DeLancey, bass; Rufus Reid, bass; Alex Claffy, bass; Nathan Bell, drums; Dennis Mackrel, drums; Carrie Dowell, violin; Monica Davis, viola; Sarah Whitney, violin; Eleanor Norton, cello

Arrangements by Alphonso Horne, Owen Broder, Robert Edwards & Dennis Mackrel. Alphonso Horne, producer.

Release date: October 3, 2016

List of Tunes:

1. As Long As It's About Love
2. Maya the Bee Medley
3. Self-Esteem
4. My Lost City
5. Putting on Airs
6. I Am Too Shy
7. The House on the Low Round Hill
8. Railroad Man
9. If I Want To
10. Little Girl in a Big World
11. He's Gone
12. You'll Never Get To East Egg
13. A Little Blue
14. Until It Comes Up Love

All songs by Nancy Harrow, except:
(1) by John Lewis and Nancy Harrow
(13) by Nancy Harrow and Raymond R. Patterson


Nancy Harrow: The Song Is All

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"Ordinarily, if you offered me a CD solely of one artist's originals, I might look at it with skepticism, for not every musician is a successful composer, but I embrace THE SONG IS ALL because of its depth and variety of feeling - the toughness of SELF-ESTEEM, the wry wit of PUTTING ON AIRS, the mournful recollections of MY LOST CITY, the quiet intensity of I AM TOO SHY, and more. Many CDs pall after a half hour because of sameness, but this one moves from scene to scene with grace and power."

"I think of Whitman, 'This hour I tell things in confidence, I might not tell everybody, but I will tell you.'"

"Her voice, so endearingly personal - vibrato-ed or vibrato-less, tender or fierce - conveys emotions and ideas that it seems only she can convey, even if the song is familiar, with many singers trying to make it their own. And when she sings her own words and melodies, she quietly fills the room."

"'When it's true, I can move you,' Nancy sings, and she does."

Michael Steinman, Jazz Lives, December 27, 2017

"Her sense of time is still impeccable, her tone is spot on, and her lyric writing for all of these songs give the feel of a full life looking back on the plus and minuses."

"More upbeat and optimistic is the fun 'Self-Esteem' and the fun character study of 'Putting on Airs'...Closing the album with a pair of duets, her 'A Little Blue' with Reid and 'Until It Comes Up Love' with Ziemba are intimate and heart on sleeve delights. This lady takes you through her various parlors to reveal her life's lessons..."

George Harris,, November 14, 2016

Nancy Harrow
Fresh Sound Records

Nancy Harrow (vcl), with Sir Roland Hanna (p), Bill Easley (fl, cl, ss & ts), George Mraz (b), Grady Tate (d), Arto Tuncboyaciyan (perc)

List of Tunes:

1 My Foolish Heart (Washington-Young)
2 Drive My Car (Lennon-McCartney)
3 Yesterday (Lennon-McCartney)
4 Got to Get You Into My Life (Lennon-McCartney)
5 When the World Was Young (Mercer-Philippe-Gerard)
6 Here Comes the Sun (Harrison)
7 Blackbird (Lennon-McCartney)
8 Nature Boy (Ahbez)
9 Because (Lennon-McCartney)
10 Yesterdays (Harbach-Kern)
11 Something (George Harrison)
12 More Than You Know (Rose-Eliscu-Youmans)


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Nancy Harrow
Wild Women Don't Have the Blues / You Never Know
Fresh Sound Records

Featuring Buck Clayton's Jazz Stars , Gary McFarland Orchestra and John Lewis Quartet / Quintet

List of Tunes:

1 Take Me Back Baby
2 All Too Soon
3 Can't We Be Friends?
4 On the Sunny Side of the Street
5 Wild Women Don't Have the Blues
6 I've Got the World on a String
7 I Don't Know What Kind of Blues I've Got
8 Blues for Yesterday
9 You Never Know
10 Confessin' the Blues
11 Song for the Dreamer
12 Autumn
13 No One Knows Me
14 Just for a Thrill
15 Lover Come Back to Me
16 My Last Man
17 No One Knows Just What Love Holds in Store
18 Tain't Nobody's Bizness If I Do
19 Why Are You Blue
20 If I Were Eve


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An Intimate Evening With Nancy Harrow
Live in New York City
Benfan Music

Nancy Harrow - Voice
Roland Hanna - Piano
Paul West - Bass

List of Tunes:

1. Guess Who's In Town
2. Maybe It's Because I Love You Too Much
3. So Why Am I Surprised?
4. Musicians Credits
5. Why Was I Born?
6. If I Could Be With You
7. You Go To My Head
8. You're Not the Only Oyster in the Stew
9. Don't Go To Strangers
10. I Don't Know You Any More
11. Fixing A Hole
12. Pretty Prey
13. Spoken Introduction
14. You're Not What You Said You Are / Effie
15. He's Gone
16. Life Is Short / Havin' Myself A Time



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Read Excerpts from Essay by Ted Ono

The Cat Who Went To Heaven
A Story In Jazz For Children and Adults
Artists House

Nancy Harrow - Voice, The Cat
Grady Tate - Voice, The Artist
Daryl Sherman - Voice, The Housekeeper
Anton Krukowski - Voice, The Buddhist Priest
Kenny Barron - Piano
George Mraz - Bass
Dennis Mackrel - Drums
Clark Terry - Trumpet, Flugelhorn, Vocal
John Mosca - Trumbone
Charles Pillow - English Horn
Frank Wess - Flute, Tenor Saxophone
Gerry Neiwood - Flute, Oboe, Clarinet
Mark Feldman - Violin
Joyce Hammann - Violin
Ralph Farris - Viola
Dave Eggar - Cello
Ronnie Seldin - Shakuhachi, Tzudzumi
Mutsumi Takamizu - Koto, Shamizen

List of Tunes:

1. Introduction
2. If Only I Could Have My Wish - jazz interlude
3. If Only I Could Have My Wish
4. Good Fortune Is Her Name
5. I Am Too Shy
6. Good Fortune/I Am Too Shy
7. I Am Too Shy - jazz interlude
8. The Perfect One
9. Celebration - jazz interlude
10. Celebration
11. Lost In Contemplation
12. The Horse, The Tiger, The Swan
13. But Not The Cat
14. But Not The Cat - jazz interlude
15. I Am So Sad
16. She's Fading
17. She's Fading Fast/I Am So Sad
18. I'll Paint Her In
19. I'll Paint Her In - jazz interlude
20. So Happy I Could Die
21. So Happy I Could Die - jazz interlude
22. Imagine That
23. Good Fortune Was Her Name - reprise
24. Imagine That - jazz interlude
25. Good Fortune/I Am So Proud
26. Good Fortune Was Her Name - jazz interlude



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The Life and Passions of F. Scott Fitzgerald

Artists House/Muzak(in Japan)

Featuring Grady Tate & Nancy Harrow
Artists House

Nancy Harrow - Voice
Grady Tate - Voice
Roland Hanna - Piano
Jack Wilkins - Guitar
Bill Easley - Saxophones, Flute, Clarinet
Frank Wess - Tenor Saxophone, Flute
Michael Mossman - Trumpet
John Mosca - Trombone
Rufus Reid - Bass
Akira Tana - Drums, Perc.

List of Tracks:

1. This Side of Paradise
2. You'll Never Get
    To East Egg

3. Winter Dreams
4. The Extra Mile
5. Oh God, I'm Sophisticated
6. Dear Max
7. My Swan
8. Beloved Infidel
9. Until It Comes Up Love
10. My Lost City
11. This Old Pro
12. Winter Dreams


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Artists House

Roland Hanna - Piano, Arranger
Bill Easley - Saxophones
Paul West - Bass
Jeff Siegel - Drums, Perc.
Grady Tate - Vocals, Drums, Narrator
Nancy Harrow - Vocals
Daryl Sherman - Vocals

List of Tracks:

1. On My Own
2. Rule of the Game
3. Strength and
    Courage and a Sting
4. Without A How Do You Do
5. Narration
6. Life Is Short
7. Narration
8. Make Way, I'm Coming
9. You're Not What
    You Said You Are
10. Too Soon To Die
11. Crazy Galoot
12. The Time Is Coming
13. Pretty Prey
14. It's What You Do
    With What You Got
15. The Song Is All
16. Am I Beautiful?
17. Narration
18. I Doubt It
19. Narration
20. Light Up or I'll Eat You
21. Flying Home
22. Narration
23. Your Turn To Die
24. We Go On and On
25. You Have Our Thanks
26. Narration
27. Rule of the Game


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Jazz Variations on a Theme
by Hawthorne

Harbinger Records

Roland Hanna - Piano, Arranger
Paul West - Bass
Akira Tana - Drums
Frank Wess - Saxes, Flutes
John Mosca - Trombone
Jack Wilkins - Guitar
John Clark - French Horn
Dave Bargeron - Tuba
Sanford Allen - Violin
Dale Stuckenbruck - Violin
Frederick Zlotkin - Cello
Richard Brice - Viola
George Caldwell - Synthesizer
Nancy Harrow - Vocals
Amy London - Vocals
Grady Tate - Vocals
Anton Krukowski - Vocals

List of Tracks:

1. Prologue
2. What The Romans Do
3. Dear Miriam
4. Marble Faun
5. Hilda
6. Me and Serenity
7. How Can This Be Love
8. Strong Women
9. Chere Amie
10. Come Down From The Tower
11. Little Girl in a Big World
12. Carnival
13. I Am The Power
14. What The Romans Do (Reprise)

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Soul Note

Nancy Harrow - Vocals
Vernel Bagneris - Vocals
Phil Woods - Alto Sax, Clarinet
Dick Katz - Piano, Arranger
Ray Drummond - Bass
Ben Riley - Drums

List of Tracks:

1. The House On The Low Round Hill
2. Railroad Man
3. If I Want To
4. Lost Lady
5. Happy Days/Lost Lady
6. Self-Esteem
7. Putting On Airs
8. Angry Blues
9. He's Gone
10. For The Last Time
11. Starting Over
12. This Life Is Mine
13. Happy Days - Coda


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Soul Note

Nancy Harrow - Vocals
Clark Terry -Trumpet, Flugelhorn, Vocals
Dick Katz - Piano, Arranger
Ray Drummond - Bass
Ben Riley - Drums

List of Tracks:

1. Guess Who's In Town
2. If You Were Mine
3. So Why Am I Surprised
4. Rock It For Me
5. Pennies From Heaven
6. Someday Sweetheart
7. Secrets
8. Hit The Road, Jack
9. Skeleton Trees
10. Fun To Be Fooled
11. Sea Change
12. I'm Back
13. Havin' Myself A Time
14. I'll Follow My Secret Heart


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Nancy Harrow - Vocals
Roland Hanna - Piano, Arranger
Grady Tate - Drums
George Mraz - Bass
Bill Easley - Saxophones

List of Tracks:

1. My Foolish Heart
2. Drive My Car
3. Yesterday
4. Got To Get You Into My Life
5. When The World Was Young
6. Here Comes The Sun
7. Blackbird
8. Nature Boy
9. Because
10. Yesterdays
11. Something
12. More Than You Know


Gazell Productions

Nancy Harrow - Vocals
Jim McNeely - Piano
Steve LaSpina - Bass
Richie DeRosa - Drums
Bob Brookmeyer - Trombone, Synth, Arranger
John Basile - Guitar

List of Tracks:

1. Street of Dreams
2. Good Morning Heartache
3. Between The Devil
    and The Deep Blue Sea
4. Meantime
5. I Can't Get Started
6. Barney
7. Interlude
8. You Go To My Head
9. Innocent
10. Nobody Knows You...
11. Interlude
12. Desperado
13. Most Gentlemen Don't Like Love
14. Why Was I Born
15. Fixing A Hole
16. Interlude
17. Maybe It's Because
    I Love You Too Much
18. Keeping Out of Mischief Now
19. You're Gonna Make
    Me Lonesome When You Go

20. Interlude
21. Sitting In Limbo
22. Street of Dreams (Reprise)


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