Almost Like Being in Love

Almost Like Being in Love (m. Frederick Loewe, w. Alan Jay Lerner) was introduced by David Brooks and Marion Bell in the musical Brigadoon. Gene Kelly sang it in the 1954 film version.

Album: Sonny Rollins with the Modern Jazz Quartet – this track recorded 7 October 1953, NYC — Sonny Rollins (ts) Milt Jackson (vib) John Lewis (p) Percy Heath (b) Kenny Clarke (d)

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Lee Konitz and the Gerry Mulligan Quartet from Konitz Meets Mulligan, 1953 — Lee Konitz-as, Chet Baker-trp, Gerry Mulligan-bs, Carson Smith-b, Larry Bunker-d

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Lester Young with the Oscar Peterson Trio – recorded NYC, 4 August 1952 – Lester Young (ts) Oscar Peterson (p) Barney Kessel (g) Ray Brown (b) J.C. Heard (d), released on Lester Young: The President Plays With The Oscar Peterson Trio (Norgran MGN 1054)

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Judy Garland

  • Carnegie Hall, 23 April 1961 - in medley with This Can’t Be Love, followed by a funny story

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  • Judy Garland Show, Episode #17, taped 20 December 1963

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  • Judy Garland Show, Episode #22, taped 14 February 1964

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  • Judy Garland Show, Episode #26(?) (taped 13 March 1964)

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