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All Music Guide - Ken Dryden
For a time in the early to mid-'70s, George Shearing ran his own record label, Sheba, with the help of his then-wife, Trixie, though it folded around the time of their divorce. While his output during this period was a bit uneven, ranging from strong mainstream releases to rather commercial sessions, this solo piano affair is one of his best from the era. "Taking a Chance on Love" has the air of the pianist's favorite composer, Delius, while he alters the bassline to Irving Berlin's "Change Partners" by substituting the one from Claude Thornhill's "Snowfall." Other surprises include the rather deliberate, lyrical setting of Antonio Carlos Jobim's "Wave" and the haunting ...
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Editorial Reviews

All Music Guide - Ken Dryden
For a time in the early to mid-'70s, George Shearing ran his own record label, Sheba, with the help of his then-wife, Trixie, though it folded around the time of their divorce. While his output during this period was a bit uneven, ranging from strong mainstream releases to rather commercial sessions, this solo piano affair is one of his best from the era. "Taking a Chance on Love" has the air of the pianist's favorite composer, Delius, while he alters the bassline to Irving Berlin's "Change Partners" by substituting the one from Claude Thornhill's "Snowfall." Other surprises include the rather deliberate, lyrical setting of Antonio Carlos Jobim's "Wave" and the haunting rendition of "Beautiful Love." One inexcusable failure of this Koch CD reissue was the omission of composer credits; aside from that, Shearing fans will be very grateful to have access to this long unavailable album.
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 11/8/2005
  • Label: Koch Records
  • UPC: 099923996323
  • Catalog Number: 9963
  • Sales rank: 157,370

Tracks

Disc 1
  1. 1 Taking a Chance on Love (2:06)
  2. 2 The Summer Knows (3:34)
  3. 3 Children's Waltz (2:36)
  4. 4 Change Partners (4:26)
  5. 5 Wave (4:45)
  6. 6 What Kind of Fool Am I (3:54)
  7. 7 Love Story (3:09)
  8. 8 Dream Dancing (3:35)
  9. 9 I Predict (2:58)
  10. 10 This Is All I Ask (3:27)
  11. 11 Beautiful Love (2:36)
  12. 12 Alfie (5:38)
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Album Credits

Performance Credits
George Shearing Primary Artist, Piano
Technical Credits
Alan Silverman Mastering
Bill Crowley Reissue Producer
Trixie Shearing Audio Production
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