9 thoughts on “ I Want To Be Happy - Nat King Cole Trio* With Oscar Moore & Johnny Miller (2) - Nat King Cole Trio 1945-1946 (CD, Album)

  1. Aug 01,  · Long before he became a mega-star in the s, Nat King Cole's velvety voice was captivating audiences as part of the Nat King Cole Trio. Formed in after an inn manager needed a .
  2. May 25,  · Cole’s music repertoire extends more than three decades from to However, his music still resonates today. Nat “King” Cole was a pianist in the group King Cole Trio along with guitarist Oscar Moore double bassist Wesley Prince (members changed through time). In , the group aired on the radio with the show “King Cole Trio.
  3. For a mild-mannered man whose music was always easy on the ear, Nat King Cole managed to be a figure of considerable controversy during his 30 years as a professional musician. From the late '40s to the mid-'60s, he was a massively successful pop singer who ranked with such contemporaries as Frank Sinatra, Perry Como, and Dean Martin. He shared with those peers a career that encompassed hit.
  4. What this comprehensive limited-edition boxed set does is put all of Cole’s jazz trio recordings, including later groups that added a conga player, selected tracks from sessions that sometimes border on easy listening, and nearly the complete contents of his well-known After Midnight album from the mid-’50s, where he was joined by guests.
  5. The Nat King Cole Trio first recorded the song in June At Cole's behest – and over the objections of his label, Capitol Records – a second recording was made in August utilizing a small string section, this version becoming a massive hit on both the pop and R&B charts.
  6. Signing with Capitol Records in , The Trio consisted of Cole, Moore, and Johnny Miller, who had settled in as the permanent bassist. Moore left the fold in and Irving Ashby replaced him. Capitol Records featured The Trio less and less after that, while Cole was singled out as a vocalist often backed by lush string orchestras.
  7. Listen to Nat King Cole Trio on Spotify. Nat King Cole Trio, Oscar Moore, Johnny Miller · Album · · 18 songs.
  8. The King Cole Trio is a series of albums by jazz pianist Nat King Cole's King Cole Trio released by the Capitol Records label. These were Cole's debut recordings. These were Cole's debut recordings. Originally recorded and released in sets of 78 r.p.m. records between –49, they were reissued in on inch LPs.
  9. King Cole Trio: Vol. 2. Nat King Cole piano and vocals with Oscar Moore on electric guitar and Johnny Miller on bass. Many people don't know that Nat King Cole had a career in jazz before concentrating on his vocal skills. He originated the concept of the jazz trio of piano, guitar and bass. This was his second album for Capitol Records.

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