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Chris Connor - At The Village Gate Early Show/Late Show album

Chris Connor - At The Village Gate Early Show/Late Show album
  • Performer Chris Connor
  • Title At The Village Gate Early Show/Late Show
  • Date of release 1997
  • Country US
  • Style Cool Jazz
  • Other formats AHX MP2 AIFF AA AAC WAV VOC
  • Genre Jazz
  • Size MP3 1104 mb
  • Size FLAC 1791 mb
  • Rating: 4.8
  • Votes: 391

Chris Connor at the Village Gate, Early Show and Late Show. Chris Connor recorded a number of non-album sides for Atlantic Records that were never released. These songs were housed in a warehouse in Long Branch, New Jersey. In February 1978, a warehouse fire destroyed many of Connor's Atlantic master tapes and alternate recordings as well as those from Atlantic's "golden age" and it is believed that most of these recordings are now lost.

Recorded live in 1963 at the Village Gate, New York City. Reissue produced by Michael Cuscuna. Originally issued as FM LP-300.

Kay was the manager of Chris Connor and Herbie Mann, among others, and erstwhile husband of Diahann Carroll. Pete Kameron was the manager of the Weavers and an advisor of sorts to the Tarriers. Kay and Kameron formed a partnership called Village Planners Inc. and from this partnership they started FM Records. Kameron and Kay ended up being listed as producers on many of the FM albums, along with Alan Douglas (who also was responsible for the op-art record jackets). The output of FM was a mixture of jazz and folk releases.

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Listen online to Chris Connor - Only The Lonely and see which albums it appears on. Scrobble songs and get recommendations on other tracks and artists. Hallelujah I Love Him So (Live At The Village Vanguard). I Can't Be Bothered For Now. Chris Connor. Introduction (Live At The Village Vanguard).

Before Connor appears on stage, her trio of pianist Bob Kaye, bassist Bill Douglass, and drummer Eddie Marshall, opens the concert with a swinging rendition of the jazz staple "Stella by Starlight" that has Kaye stretching considerably. Connor makes her entrance with "I Hear That Music Now," a tune associated with her '50s colleague Peggy Lee. And while her voice is markedly lower than in the earlier part of her career, her phrasing is still silky smooth and swinging. I'm All Smiles" is a decidedly darker, dissonant take on the bubbly waltz-time number. After leaving Atlantic, she recorded the live Chris Connor at the Village Gate for the small FM label. She followed up with 1964's A Weekend in Paris before the label declared bankruptcy.

Practitioner of the Anita O'Day-influenced cool school, Connor emerged as one of most popular of jazz singers in the late '50s. Chris Connor at the Village Gate.


1 Lot Of Livin' To Do
2 Any Place I Hang My Hat Is Home
3 All Or Nothing At All
4 Something's Coming
5 You Came A Long Way From St. Louis
6 Old Devil Moon
7 I Concentrate On You
8 Black Coffee
9 Goodbye
10 Only The Lonely
11 Ten Cents a Dance

Companies, etc.

  • Manufactured By – Toshiba EMI Ltd


  • Acoustic Bass – Richard Davis
  • Drums – Ed Shaugnessy (ANV)*
  • Electric Guitar – Mundell Lowe
  • Grand Piano – Ronnie Ball
  • Lead Vocals – Chris Connor

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Barcode: 4 988006 728325
  • Rights Society: JASRAC

Other versions

Category Artist Title (Format) Label Category Country Year
FMLP300, FM 300 Chris Connor At The Village Gate: Early Show / Late Show ‎(LP, Mono) FM , FM FMLP300, FM 300 US 1963
0946 3 71346 2 7 Chris Connor At The Village Gate ‎(CD, Album, RE, RM) Roulette Jazz 0946 3 71346 2 7 US 2006
TOCJ-5332, FM LP 300 Chris Connor At The Village Gate ‎(CD, Album, RE) Roulette, FM TOCJ-5332, FM LP 300 Japan 1990
FM-LP-300 Chris Connor At The Village Gate ‎(LP, Album) FM FM-LP-300 US Unknown
YW-7817-RO Chris Connor At The Village Gate ‎(LP, Album, RE) FM YW-7817-RO Japan 1977