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Nat King Cole Sings/George Shearing Plays
     

Nat King Cole Sings/George Shearing Plays

by Nat King Cole
 

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Although it would have been interesting to hear Nat King Cole play some piano and perhaps accompany a vocal by George Shearing instead of exclusively the other way around, this session was a big success. Cole is in prime form on such tunes as "September Song," "Pick Yourself Up," and "Serenata." Shearing's accompaniment is tasteful and lightly swinging, and the string

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Although it would have been interesting to hear Nat King Cole play some piano and perhaps accompany a vocal by George Shearing instead of exclusively the other way around, this session was a big success. Cole is in prime form on such tunes as "September Song," "Pick Yourself Up," and "Serenata." Shearing's accompaniment is tasteful and lightly swinging, and the string arrangements help to accentuate the romantic moods. [Some reissues add three "new" selections from the same sessions to the original program.]

Product Details

Release Date:
08/01/2000
Label:
Blue Note Records
UPC:
0724352525027
catalogNumber:
25250

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Album Credits

Performance Credits

Nat King Cole   Primary Artist,Piano,Vocals
Paul Horn   Flute,Piccolo
Shelly Manne   Drums
George Shearing   Piano
Justin Gordon   Flute,Piccolo
Ralph Carmichael   Conductor
Luis Miranda   Latin Percussion
McKibbon   Bass
Hendrickson   Guitar
Emil Richards   Vibes
Wilbur Schwartz   Flute,Piccolo
Lloyd Ulyate   Trombone
Carlos Vidal   Conga

Technical Credits

George Shearing   Arranger,Liner Notes
Matt Dennis   Composer
Ralph Carmichael   Arranger,String Conductor
Michael Cuscuna   Reissue Producer
Mack Davis   Composer
Will Friedwald   Liner Notes
Ron McMaster   Remixing
Jule Styne   Composer
Tom Morgan   Producer
Pete Welding   Liner Notes
Lee Gillette   Producer
Ian Grant   Composer
Patrick Roques   Reissue Design
Jack Wolf   Composer
Tom Adair   Composer
Otis Rene   Composer
Lionel Rand   Composer
Bart Howard   Composer

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