Maxine Sullivan

Swingin' Sweet

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Maxine Sullivan's final concert (although she would record part of her Jule Styne tribute studio album for Atlantic a few months later) is an excellent retrospective of her career. Joined by tenor saxophonist Scott Hamilton's quintet (with pianist John Bunch and guitarist Chris Flory), Sullivan performs for the final time some of her favorite numbers, including nostalgic and near-classic renditions of "As Long as I Live," "I Got a Right to Sing the Blues," "A Hundred Years From Today" and "You're Driving Me Crazy." Ironically, the final song that Maxine Sullivan sang was also the same tune that she had used to start her recording career back in 1937, "Loch Lomond." Recommended.

Track Listing

Sample Title/Composer Performer Time
1 6:37
2 1:58
3 3:14
4 3:37
5 2:45
6 3:24
7 2:55
8 3:29
9 3:11
10 3:14
11 3:02
12 3:27
13 2:25
14 2:42
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