Nice! (LPS-2117) was recorded Aug. 1959. Sexy, mischievous
jazzy. "MMM Nice!" was uttered by either Marni Nixon (who played a nun
in The Sound of Music), Peggy Clark, or Sally Sweetland, a trio that
sang on all the records. The song Joie de Vivre expresses Bob's
fascination with the freedom and fun of French culture. The cover girl
is Sandra Warner who graced the covers of Martin Denny albums as well.
Personnel: Shelly Manne (drums), Larry Bunker (drums, perc.), Frank
Capp (drums), Emil Richards (perc.), Bud Shank (Sax), Frank Rosolino
(trombone), Ken Shroyer (trombone), Don Fagerquist (trumpet), Al
Porcino (trumpet), Alton Hendrickson (guitar), Red Callender (horns).
MMM Nice!, Playboy, the Song is You, Younger than Springtime, People Will Say We're in
Love, They Can't Take That Away from Me, While We're Young, The Best
Thing for you, Ain't We Got Fun, Hello, Young Lovers, Do It Again, Joie
de Vivre, I've Grown Accustomed to Her Face.