All Guaraldi’s best. Fantasy Records pays tribute to the famed jazz pianist with this incredible compilation of tracks showcasing his inventive compositions and playful arrangements. While most know Guaraldi for his iconic work with Charlie Brown and the Peanuts gang, the American pianist is also a renowned jazz artist with several gold records to his name. This compilation gives shine to several standout pieces, both Peanuts and non-Peanuts related, recorded between the years of 1955 and 1966. Features a total of 31 tracks, pressed up on four heavyweight 180 gram LPs. over the course of 4LPs. Comes housed in a custom box, complete with a 12" x 24" poster, 116-page booklet featuring rare photos of Guaraldi, liner notes by jazz historian Doug Ramsey, and a wearable reproduction of a 1960s promotional cutout Vince Guaraldi mustache! Limited edition.
- limited edition 180g 4LP box set
- 31 tracks recorded between 1955 and 1966
- 12" x 24" poster of Guaraldi
- reproduction of a 1960s promotional cutout Vince Guaraldi mustache
- 16-page booklet featuring rarely seen photos and Guaraldi ephemera, plus liner notes by jazz historian Doug Ramsey
- music label: Fantasy 2015
reviewed by TKB 07/2017
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