A Weaver of Dreams


A Weaver of Dreams (m. Victor Young, w. Jack Elliott)

Victor Young biographies:

“A Weaver of Dreams” — lyric


Nat King Cole — recorded at Capitol Studios, Hollywood, 14 September 1951; issued on 22 December 1951 on the single Capitol 1925, b/w “Wine, Women and Song”


The same Nat King Cole recording was included in 1952 on the compilation album Nat ‘King’ Cole’s 8 Top Pops, Capitol Records H-9110, an expanded reissue of which was released in 1955 under the title Nat “King” Cole’s Top Pops, Capitol Records T-9110; reissued in 1963 as Top Pops, Capitol DT1891


Cannonball Adderley Quintet —  recorded on 3 February 1959 at Universal Recorders Studio B, Chicago; released on the Mercury label as Cannonball Adderley Quintet in Chicago, MG 20449 (mono), SR 60134 (stereo) — Adderley plays on all of the album tracks except this one.


  • John Coltrane – tenor saxophone
  • Wynton Kelly – piano
  • Paul Chambers – bass
  • Jimmy Cobb – drums


Sonny Rollins Trio — live in Laren, Netherlands — 7 March 1959

Sonny Rollins: saxophone
Henry Grimes: bass
Pete La Roca: drums


1961 Weaver of Dreams, Kenny Burrell, Columbia LP CS 8503Kenny Burrell — title track from the 1961 Columbia  LP CS 8503, recorded from October 18, 1960-June 28, 1961 in New York City

album personnel:

  • Kenny Burrell – guitar, vocals
  • Bobby Jaspar – tenor saxophone
  • Tommy Flanagan – piano
  • Joe Benjamin, Wendell Marshall – bass
  • Bill English, Bobby Donaldson – drums


Johnny Mathis — from the 1963 Columbia LP Johnny, CS 8844 (stereo), CL 2044 (mono)


1974 Jazz à Juan -- Lee Konitz, live at Juan-les-Pins, Antibes, 26 July 19741974 Jazz à Juan -- Lee Konitz, live at Juan-les-Pins, Antibes, 26 July 1974 (back)

Lee Konitz — recorded 26 July 1974 live at Jazz à Juan, the annual jazz festival held at Juan-les-Pins, in Antibes, France; LP: SteepleChase ‎SCS-1072

Lee Konitz: alto sax
Martial Solal: piano
Niels-Henning Ørsted Pedersen: bass
Daniel Humair: drums



Jan Lundgren Trio —  from the 2001 LP Plays the Music of Victor Young


Esperanza Spalding has a pointEsperanza Spalding, Junjo, 2005 (1a)

Esperanza Spalding — released as “You’re a Weaver of Dreams” on the 2005 Hush Records label various artists CD, Mile: A Hush Compilation (HSH 050)


Blue Flower — uploaded on 17 September 2008

  • Cristóbal Ambas: guitarra
  • Nicanor Lopez: teclado
  • Abel Yardin: bajo
  • Dino Mereu: bateria
  • sin acreditar: saxófono (uncredited: saxophone)


unnamed trio — uploaded on 23 November 2008

Rob Dominis: piano
Eero Tikkanen: bass
Tuomas Rauhala: drums


Paul Newman House Band — live at The Venuz, in Santa Clara, California — Paul Newman, Bob Holland, Rob Peacey, Paul Wooley, and Paul Arthurs — uploaded on 11 February 2010


Eric Roach— published on 12 September 2013


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