Jimmy Van Heusen and Johnny Burke-1

Jimmy Van Heusen and Johnny Burke (from

Imagination (Jimmy Van Heusen, Johnny Burke) — notes that “Imagination” was introduced by Fred Waring and His Pennsylvanians and became a favorite of the Glenn Miller Orchestra.

Tommy Dorsey and his Orchestra, vocal: Frank Sinatra – recorded 10 April 1940, arrangement by Axel Stordahl  — I believe the introduction has been truncated; it begins (Don’t say I didn’t warn you.) with a loud horn blast.


Chet Baker 17

Chet Baker — date unknown


Holland 1955 — Baker (t), Dick Twardzik (p), Jimmy Bond (b), Peter Littman (d)


Keely Smith — from the her LP I Wish You Love, 1957


Art Pepper – from the 1957 album Art Pepper Meets the Rhythm Section. The rhythm section mentioned in the title consists of Red Garland, Paul Chambers and Philly Joe Jones, who at the time were the rhythm section for Miles Davis’s quintet.


Jo Stafford —  from her 1960 LP Jo + Jazz


Rosemary Clooney — guest appearance on the Bing Crosby Special 1964



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