The Beat of My Heart

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All Music Guide - William Ruhlmann
On only his third full-length, 12" LP, Tony Bennett comes up with a concept album, singing against novel percussion arrangements, backed by drummers like Art Blakey, Jo Jones, Chico Hamilton, Billy Exiner, Candido, and Sabu. Several songs feature only drums and flutes. Over this unusual instrumentation, Bennett sings beautifully, giving his usual full-voiced emotion to songs like "Lullaby of Broadway," "Let's Face the Music and Dance," and "Just One of Those Things." This was the first album to give notice that Bennett was more than just another near-operatic, melodramatic pop singer of the early '50s. Here was a man who had jazz chops, musical imagination, and a sense...
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Editorial Reviews

All Music Guide - William Ruhlmann
On only his third full-length, 12" LP, Tony Bennett comes up with a concept album, singing against novel percussion arrangements, backed by drummers like Art Blakey, Jo Jones, Chico Hamilton, Billy Exiner, Candido, and Sabu. Several songs feature only drums and flutes. Over this unusual instrumentation, Bennett sings beautifully, giving his usual full-voiced emotion to songs like "Lullaby of Broadway," "Let's Face the Music and Dance," and "Just One of Those Things." This was the first album to give notice that Bennett was more than just another near-operatic, melodramatic pop singer of the early '50s. Here was a man who had jazz chops, musical imagination, and a sense of swing. He was practically a hipster!
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 5/28/2013
  • Label: Sony Mod - Afw Line
  • UPC: 886979568426
  • Catalog Number: 95684
  • Sales rank: 145,497

Tracks

Disc 1
  1. 1 Let's Begin (2:00)
  2. 2 Lullaby of Broadway (2:24)
  3. 3 Let There Be Love (2:03)
  4. 4 Love For Sale (3:08)
  5. 5 Crazy Rhythm (2:07)
  6. 6 The Beat of My Heart (2:24)
  7. 7 So Beats My Heart for You (2:49)
  8. 8 Blues In The Night (2:50)
  9. 9 Lazy Afternoon (2:21)
  10. 10 Let's Face The Music And Dance (2:47)
  11. 11 Just One Of Those Things (2:03)
  12. 12 It's So Peaceful In The Country (2:44)
  13. 13 In Sandy's Eyes - Chico Hamilton (2:42)
  14. 14 I Get A Kick Out Of You - Art Blakey (3:05)
  15. 15 You Go to My Head - Art Blakey (2:40)
  16. 16 I Only Have Eyes for You - Billy Exiner (2:13)
  17. 17 Begin The Beguine - Jo Jones (4:22)
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Album Credits

Performance Credits
Tony Bennett Primary Artist, Vocals
Nat Adderley Trumpet
Eddie Costa Vibes
Chico Hamilton Drums
Jo Jones Drums
Herbie Mann Flute
Ralph Sharon Piano, Conductor
Eddie Safranski Bass
Al Cohn Tenor Saxophone
Robert Alexander Trombone
Art Blakey Drums
Milt Hinton Bass
John Pisano Guitar
Spencer Sinatra Flute
Kai Winding Trombone
William Slapin Flute
Jim Dahl Trombone
Technical Credits
Tony Bennett Executive Producer
Ralph Sharon Arranger
Mitch Miller Producer
Don DeVito Executive Producer
Frank Laico Engineer
Ian Grant Composer
Robert Waller Engineer
Al Ham Producer
Harold Chapman Engineer
Sean Evans Art Direction
Lionel Rand Composer
Jurg Morgenthaler Composer
T. Borelli Composer
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