One of Coleman's popular instrumentals, "Playboy's Theme," became the theme music of Hugh Hefner's 1960's TV show, Playboy After Dark. This classic album, recorded in 1960, includes that well known theme along with several jazz standards. All selections newly remastered.
Phillips revitalizes the "Beatlesque" category with substantial songwriting and a woman's voice, which turns the whole sound upside down. The Beatles hardly exhausted the possibilities of their late-'60s sound, and Phillips has the hooks and aphorisms to give that sound a second lease on life.