SCCD 31268 Ballads For Lulu / Louis Smith Quartet

Trumpeter Louis Smith recorded for Blue Note in the 50s, joined the Horace Silver Quintet – then gave it all up for a career in teaching. Twenty years later he reappeared on SteepleChase and Ballads For Lulu may be his finest set since the comeback….Lovely, laid-back, late-night blowing …” (WIRE)

1. Portrait of Jennie (Robinson)
2. Lulu (Louis Smith)
3. Time after time (Jules/Cahn Styne)
4. Polkadots and moonbeams (Jimmy Van Heusen)
5. Old folks (Dedate Hill)
6. Smoke gets in your eyes (Jerome Kern)
7. Laura (Johnny Mercer)
8. Cry me a river (Hamilton)
9. Don't blame me (Jimmy McHugh)

UPC/EAN: 716043126828