floyd standifer
and the
pampas quartet

"scotch and soda"

Two hundred years of combined
musical experience

floyd standifer: trumpet, flugel horn,
tenor sax: vocals
bob hammer: piano
chris clark: bass
ken french: drums

1. blue capers 3:37
2. stompin’ at the savoy 3:42
3. you’ve changed 5:01
4. what is this thing called love 5:04
5. scotch and soda 4:21
6. it don’t mean a thing 2:51
7. tenderly 5:33
8. satin doll 4:32
9. cantaloupe island 4:57
10. it could happen to you 2:57
11. take the “a” train 3:46
12. you don’t know what love is 3:24
13. don’t worry ‘bout me 5:24
14. robbins nest 4:37

Recorded and Mixed by David Lange, Nov. 2004
Mastered by Ric Fisher, RFI /CD Mastering
All songs arranged by the Floyd Standifer Quartet
Photography: cover, back & tray card, Jeff Clark
Inside Photography: Rich Moffat
Graphic Design: Greg Williamson, ©2005

Floyd Standifer 1929-2007 Seattle PI - Seattle Times

Floyd Standifer Memorial Benefit April 12, 2007, El Goucho Pampas Room


Floyd Standifer is a true jazz legend – he has performed with Quincy Jones, Joe Williams, Diane Schuur, Ernestine Anderson, Shelly Manne and others. Seattle 's Earshot Jazz awarded him into the Hall of Fame and awarded him Singer of the Year. The City twice declared “Floyd Standifer Day” in Seattle!

Bob HammerCharles Mingus called him his Beethoven. He has performed with Gene Krupa, Lionel Hampton, Red Allen, Charlie Mingus, Eddie Condon, Jimmy McPartland, Johnny Hartman, Ben Webster, Woody Herman, Clark Terry, Jimmy Knepper, Joe Williams, Barbara McNair, Tommy Newsome Quartet, Merv Griffin, and the Jerry Lewis Telethon.

Chris ClarkAnita O’Day, Les McCann, Joanie Sommers, Les Brown, Bob Hope, “The Nutty Professor,” CBS TV Staff, Vic Damone, Della Reese, Jim Nabors, Red Norvo, Stan Kenton, Chris Conner, and Patti Paige.
Chris Clark pappears on two CDs with lounge jazz legend Joe Massters (Jazz On A Summer Night volumes 1 & 2, Pony Boy Records #50124 & #50130.

Ken French – Air Force musical groups, drummer, bandleader, and producer of the highly acclaimed big band CD “Tower of Inspiration,” Shades of Blue.

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