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Summit Ridge Drive


Artie Shaw and his Gramercy 5 : Summit Ridge Drive

In 1940, the original Gramercy Five’s biggest hit was ‘Summit Ridge Drive’, but Shaw dissolved the band early 1941. Summit Ridge Drive was one of Shaw’s million-selling records. Around 1939  Artie owned a 4,000 sq. ft. home at 1426 Summit Ridge Drive in Beverly Hills where he and Lana Turner lived during their short marriage.

Side A: Summit Ridge Drive
Side B: Cross Your Heart

Style:  Fox Trot / Jazz

Date Recorded: September 3, 1940

Composer: Artie Shaw

Lyricist:  na

Instrumentation: Clarinet, Trumpet, Harpsichord, Guitar, Bass, Drums

Charted: ‘Summit Ridge Drive’ charted on Billboard in 1941 for 7 weeks reaching a high of #10 


Name: Instrumental

Artie Shaw and his Gramercy 5

  • Artie Shaw, Clarinet
  • Bill Butterfield, Trumpet
  • John Guarnieri, Harpsichord
  • Al Hendrickson, Guitar
  • Jud DeNaut, Bass
  • Nick Fatool, Drums



Label: Victor 

Summit Ridge Drive - Artie Shaw and his Gramercy 5

Artie Shaw - Summit Ridge Drive

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