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During his work at the NDR Herb Geller was also busy in other directions including his own productions and tours. During this time he also participated in recordings and worked with such famed artists as Ray Charles, The Supremes, Ella Fitzgerald, Shirley MacLaine, Jerry Lewis, Peter Herbolzheimer R,C&B, Craig Russell, Liberace, Udo Lindenberg, Marius Müller-Westernhagen, Paul Anka, George Gruntz, Bert Kaempfert, Billy Vaughn and many more. During his tenure at NDR he also learned and performed on other woodwind instruments besides clarinet, flute, alto flute, bass flute, piccolo flute, oboe and English horn. On flute he played and recorded with Bill Evans and Brazilian guitarist Baden Powell. He also composed the music and lyrics to two musicals: PLAYING JAZZ (a musical autobiography) and JAZZY JOSIE B. (based on the life of Josephine Baker).
This tune was recorded in 1955 in L.A. with Lorraine Geller at the piano, Curtis Counce on bass and Eldridge Freeman on drums.