Modern Sound of Betty Carter / Out There [Import]
Digitally remastered release containing two complete classic albums by the great Betty Carter the Modern Sound of Betty Carter has accompaniment by an orchestra conducted by Richard Wess. Out There with Betty Carter showcases Carter backed by an all-star band featuring Gigi Gryce (also conductor and co arranger), Kenny Dorham, Ray Copeland, Melba Liston, Benny Golson, Sahib Shihab and Wynton Kelly, among others. As a bonus, we have added Carter's only other collaborative session with Gigi Gryce (again arranger and conductor) in it's entirety, as well as a single song presenting the vocalist backed by the Ray Bryant Trio. American Jazz Classics.