It peaked at on the . Billboard Pop Albums chart. Initially, the album was released in a 33rpm LP version as well as in a set of four (7 inch) 45rpm discs.
Album After Midnight originally released in 1957. Tracks 13 to 17 are previously unreleased selections from the original recording sessions. Another reissue of this album released in 1999 adds an additional alternate take of You're Looking At Me. Plant Pressing Code: DIDX 2285.
Nat 'King' Cole And His Trio – After Midnight. Format: Vinyl, LP, Album, Reissue, Mono, Abridged Version. Recorded in Hollywood in August and September 1956. Front Cover) This album is an abridged version of an album previously issued under same title. Matrix, Runout (A Side label): SM 1-11796. Matrix, Runout (B Side label): SM 2-11796.
Nat King Cole and The George Shearing Quintet, Nat King Cole, The George Shearing Quintet. Nat King ColeTrio : Live In Zurich October 19, 1960. The Complete Nat King Cole. The After Midnight Sessions. Small Towns Are Smile Towns.
It peaked at on the . Release history - Initially, the album was released in a 33rpm LP version as well as in a set of four 45rpm discs. Some later re-issues, under the title, After Midnight, The Complete Session or simply, After Midnight, also include one or more alternate take(s) with the 17 songs from the original 1956 recording sessions. There are also at least three other reissues with 18, 19 and 21 tracks.
He wasn't jazzy enough to satisfy many, not white enough to please the pop cultural obsession with Anglo- and Euro-American stardom. You could say "After Midnight" is Cole's "Get Back" album, a return to his jazz roots. Just You, Just Me" and "I Know That You Know" were in the original trio's repertoire as instrumentals; here they are given vocal treatments.
Music fans born after 1960 are less likely to be aware that Nat King Cole began his career as an influential jazz pianist, so much so that the great Art Tatum and the up-and-coming Oscar Peterson formed trios similar to Cole’s.
Album: After Midnight. Nat 'King' Cole and his Trio: best 2 tracks. Nat 'King' Cole and his Trio, Woody Herman - My baby Just Cares for Me 1000 Hits of the Forties, Vol. 39, 2012 02:43. Nat 'King' Cole and his Trio - Blame It On My Youth After Midnight, 1957 04:08. Artist: Nat 'King' Cole and his Trio.
NAT KING COLE & HIS TRIO Complete After Midnight Sessions CD album US 87 (DiscNM. Nat King Cole And His Trio The Complete After Midnight Session Cassette NEW SEAL.
Tracklist Hide Credits
|A||You're Looking At Me
Alto Saxophone – Willie Smith Written-By – Bobby Troup
Valve Trombone – Juan TizolWritten-By – Ellington*, Mills*, Tizol*
|B2||(Get Your Kicks On) Route 66!
Trumpet – Harry EdisonWritten-By – Bobby Troup
- Manufactured For – Electric & Musical Industries Ltd.
- Bass – Charlie Harris*
- Drums – Lee Young
- Guitar – John Collins
- Liner Notes – Ralph J. Gleason
- Piano, Vocals – Nat King Cole
- Soloist [Featuring the solo instruments of] – Harry Edison, Juan Tizol, Stuff Smith, Willie Smith
- Violin – Stuff Smith
NotesSelections were recorded August and September, 1956, in Hollywood.
Barcode and Other Identifiers
- Matrix / Runout (Label, side A): F3-782
- Matrix / Runout (Label, side B): F6-782
- Matrix / Runout (Runout, side A, stamped): F3 782-1 RT 1
- Matrix / Runout (Runout, side B, stamped): F6 782-1 RT 1
- Rights Society: N.C.B.
|EAP 3-782||The Nat King Cole Trio||After Midnight, Part 3 (7", EP)||Capitol Records||EAP 3-782||US||1957|
|EAP B-782||The Nat King Cole Trio||After Midnight, Part 3 (7", EP)||Capitol Records||EAP B-782||Netherlands||Unknown|
|EAP-3-782||The Nat King Cole Trio||After Midnight Part 3 (7", EP, Mono)||Capitol Records||EAP-3-782||UK||1956|
|F3-782, F6-782||Nat 'King' Cole And His Trio*||After Midnight (7", EP)||Capitol Records, Capitol Records||F3-782, F6-782||US||1957|
|EAP 3-782||Nat "King" Cole And His Trio*||After Midnight (7", EP)||Capitol Records||EAP 3-782||France||1957|