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My Melancholy Baby

Bill Evans and Lee Konitz

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Stockholm, 1965

Composed by Ernie Burnett before being published in 1912, “My Melancholy Baby” was a song whose first public performer was William Frawley. It would be subsequently recorded by such jazz greats as Dizzy Gillespie, Coleman Hawkins, Lennie Tristano, Charlie Parker and Thelonious Monk.

Personnel:

Bill Evans, piano
Lee Konitz, alto sax,
Niels-Henning Ørsted Pedersen, bass
Alan Dawson, drums