Four Freshmen and Five Trombones
by the Four Freshmen

    Album: Four Freshmen and Five Trombones
    Artist: The Four Freshmen
genre: jazz
release date: February 1956
label: Capitol
total running time: 32 minutes 02 seconds
U.S. peak chart position: 6
U.K. peak chart position: 6


recorded: Capitol Studios, Hollywood, California: 1955
producer: Dave Cavanagh and Pete Rugolo
vocals: Ross Barbour, Bob Flanigan, Ken Errair, Don Barbour
trombones: Frank Rosolino, Harry Betts Jr., Milt Bernhardt, Tommy Pederson, George Roberts
piano: Claude Williamson
guitar: Barney Kessel
bass: Joe Mondragon
drums: Shelly Manne

    The Four Freshmen’s “Four Freshmen and Five Trombones” transformed the concept of the vocal group and influenced the sound of the Beach Boys, Jan and Dean, and others.


  1. Angel Eyes
  2. Love Is Just Around The Corner
  3. Mamselle
  4. Speak Low
  5. The LastTime I Saw Paris
  6. Somebody Loves Me
  7. You Stepped Out of a Dream
  8. I Remember You
  9. Love
  10. Love Is Here To Stay
  11. You Made Me Love You
  12. Guilty

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