‘Tis Autumn


‘Tis Autumn (words and music: Henry Nemo)

Les Brown-1

Les Brown and his Orchestra — recorded on 17 September 1941, and issued on OKeh (CBS) 6430, c/w “That Solid Old Man”


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Bunny Berigan and his Orchestra, vocal: Lynn Richards (credited on the label as “Lynne Richards”) — recorded in September 1941, and issued on Elite 5005, c/w “Two in Love”


Woody Herman and his Orchestra, vocals: Woody Herman, Carolyn Grey, and Ensemble* — recorded on 13 November 1941, and issued as Decca 4095 A, b/w “I Guess I’ll Be On My Way”


The Four King Sisters with Alvino Rey & his Orchestra — issued c.1942 as Bluebird B-11431B, the B-side of “Arthur Murray Taught Me Dancing in a Hurry”


Nat King Cole Trio** — recorded March 1949


Beverly Kenney – from Sings for Johnny Smith, 1955


The Red Garland Trio – Red Garland (p) Paul Chambers (b) Art Taylor (d) -recorded 27 November 1958, Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Hackensack, NJ — released on the 1958 LP All Kinds of Weather


Chet Baker Septet — recorded in NYC, 19 January 1959 — Chet Baker (trumpet), Herbie Mann (flute), Pepper Adams (baritone sax), Bill Evans (piano), Kenny Burrell (guitar), Paul Chambers (bass), Philly Joe Jones (drums) — released on the Riverside album Chet, 1959


Gloria Lynne — from the 1959 album Lonely and Sentimental…


1965 And I Love Him-Esther Phillips-Atlantic 8102 (75p)Billboard-Ad-Esther-Phillips-And-I-Love-Him-1965

Esther Phillips — from her 1965 album And I Love Him, Atlantic 8102 (mono), Atlantic SD 8102 (stereo)



Zoot Sims Trio  — live at Lidingö, Stockholm County, Sweden on 21 November 1984 — from the film Zoot Sims – In a Sentimental Mood (IMDb, AllMovie.com)

1985 In a Sentimental Mood-Zoot Sims-Sonet (UK) SNTF-932

The same six live recordings were evidently used on the 1985 audio album Zoot Sims – In a Sentimental Mood, Sonet (UK) SNTF-932.

Zoot Sims (tenor saxophone) Rune Gustafsson (guitar) Red Mitchell (bass)


Stacey Kent – originally released on the LP The Boy Next Door — album recorded 18-22 February 2003, Curtis Schwartz Studios, Ardingly, England


Fredrik Carlquist – recorded in Barcelona, 8 March 2010

Fredrik Carlquist: sax, Dave Mitchell: guitar, Garry Fimister: bass, and Roberto Faenzi: drums


* A vocal group supporting Herman and Grey with harmonizing back vocals is credited at various sites only as “Ensemble,” “band,” or “the band.”

**  The provider suggests that the recording was released under the name Nat King Cole & the King Cole Trio.


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