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Jazz for Weddings [Verve]

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All Music Guide - Jason Ankeny
Sure, the concept's more than a bit cheesy, but think about it this way: given the choice between Jazz for Weddings or a small-town DJ-for-hire whose crate doesn't go much beyond "Celebration," "The Chicken Dance," and "I Will Survive," which would you rather hear at the next wedding reception you attend? And like the vast majority of titles in the Jazz Club budget-line compilation series, Jazz for Weddings doesn't just stick to the tried and true, instead offering up a surprisingly comprehensive and hip overview of its stated subject. As collections of love songs go, this one is pretty effective. Highlights include Johnny Hartman's "Unforgettable," Nina Simone's "Be My ...
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Editorial Reviews

All Music Guide - Jason Ankeny
Sure, the concept's more than a bit cheesy, but think about it this way: given the choice between Jazz for Weddings or a small-town DJ-for-hire whose crate doesn't go much beyond "Celebration," "The Chicken Dance," and "I Will Survive," which would you rather hear at the next wedding reception you attend? And like the vast majority of titles in the Jazz Club budget-line compilation series, Jazz for Weddings doesn't just stick to the tried and true, instead offering up a surprisingly comprehensive and hip overview of its stated subject. As collections of love songs go, this one is pretty effective. Highlights include Johnny Hartman's "Unforgettable," Nina Simone's "Be My Husband," and Gary McFarland's "I Want to Hold Your Hand."
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 6/4/2007
  • Label: Universal Uk
  • UPC: 602498471029
  • Catalog Number: 9847102
  • Sales rank: 268,579

Tracks

Disc 1
  1. 1 At Last - Etta James (2:58)
  2. 2 This Guy"S in Love with You - Willie Bobo (2:56)
  3. 3 The Way You Look Tonight - Margaret Whiting (3:31)
  4. 4 Unforgettable - Johnny Hartman (2:35)
  5. 5 Embraceable You - Sarah Vaughan (4:46)
  6. 6 Someday My Prince Will Come - Paul Desmond (3:06)
  7. 7 Too Good to Be True - Joe Williams (4:20)
  8. 8 Someone to Watch Over Me - Blossom Dearie (5:57)
  9. 9 Love Is Here to Stay - Louis Armstrong (3:58)
  10. 10 Fever - Shirley Horn (4:42)
  11. 11 I Want to Hold Your Hand - Gary McFarland (3:11)
  12. 12 I Go for You - Carmen McRae (2:53)
  13. 13 It Had to Be You - James Brown (2:42)
  14. 14 Get Me to the Church on Time - Lorez Alexandria (3:59)
  15. 15 I've Got You Under My Skin - Horst Jankowski (3:50)
  16. 16 Be My Husband - Nina Simone (3:22)
  17. 17 Golden Ring - American Gypsy (4:22)
  18. 18 And I Love Her - Ramsey Lewis Trio (5:48)
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