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Like Young

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All Music Guide - Scott Yanow
Buddy Greco has long carved out a career for himself as a middle-of-the-road pop crooner who sounds comfortable both with swing tunes and ballads. On first glance, the title of this CD, Like Young, is a bit ironic, since Greco's voice has aged through the years. However, his interpretations are full of knowledge, he knows his own voice well, and his phrasing is appealing. The backup band is mostly just used in support strings are added on a few numbers, though there are occasional brief solos from Kim Richmond on tenor, trombonist Bill Watrous, and Greco himself on piano. Overall, this is a nice, safe, and predictable album recommended for the singer's fans. Perhaps Buddy ...
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Editorial Reviews

All Music Guide - Scott Yanow
Buddy Greco has long carved out a career for himself as a middle-of-the-road pop crooner who sounds comfortable both with swing tunes and ballads. On first glance, the title of this CD, Like Young, is a bit ironic, since Greco's voice has aged through the years. However, his interpretations are full of knowledge, he knows his own voice well, and his phrasing is appealing. The backup band is mostly just used in support strings are added on a few numbers, though there are occasional brief solos from Kim Richmond on tenor, trombonist Bill Watrous, and Greco himself on piano. Overall, this is a nice, safe, and predictable album recommended for the singer's fans. Perhaps Buddy Greco should record a hot jazz combo album in the future and stretch himself a bit.
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 1/11/2005
  • Label: Usa Music Group
  • UPC: 022495165521
  • Catalog Number: 1655

Album Credits

Performance Credits
Buddy Greco Primary Artist, Piano, Soloist
Gary Foster Woodwind
Kim Richmond Tenor Saxophone, Soloist
Chuck Berghofer Bass
Gene Cipriano Woodwind
Mathew Cooker Strings
Larry Corbett Strings
Daniel Fornero Trumpet
Alan Grunfeld Strings
Dana Hughes Trombone
Joe Lano Guitar, Conductor, Soloist
Charles Loper Trombone
Les Lovitt Trumpet
Michael Markman Strings
Bob McChesney Trombone
Sammy Nestico Conductor
Ralph Penland Drums
Barbara Porter Strings
Karie Prescott Strings
Jay Rosen Concert Master
Carl Saunders Trumpet
Eve Sprecher Strings
Frank Szabo Trumpet
Jeff Walters Piano
William R. Watrous Trombone, Soloist
Nancy Roth Strings
Beverly Dahlke-Smith Woodwind
Natalie Leggett Strings
Guillermo Romero Strings
Beth Lano French Horn
Razdan Kuyumjian Strings
Technical Credits
Buddy Greco Arranger, Producer
André Previn Composer
Neal Hefti Composer
Bobby Troup Composer
Billy Byers Arranger
Betty Comden Composer
Adolph Green Composer
Joe Lano Arranger
Sammy Nestico Arranger
Jule Styne Composer
Paul Francis Webster Composer
Hayden Wood Composer
Charles Sweeney Composer
Frederick Edward Weatherly Composer
Mark "Moose" Charlap Composer
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