Helyne Stewart


Love Moods

  • Release Date: 23 Mar 1999
  • OJCCD-1020-2

Helyne Stewart was in exceptional company on her 1961 collection of standards, thanks to the efforts of tenor saxophonist Teddy Edwards. He surrounds her vocals with an efficient septet on four tracks that includes Art Pepper (in the last studio appearance before his 1961 incarceration) and two veterans of the Curtis Counce Group, Jack Sheldon and Frank Butler; then fronts a quartet on the remaining titles featuring the phenomenal piano of Phineas Newborn, Jr. Stewart, who attended high schoo… MORE