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Velvet & Brass
     

Velvet & Brass

by Mel Tormé
 

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Mel Tormé is in excellent voice for this matchup with Rob McConnell's Boss Brass "My Sweetie Went Away" and "On the Swing Shift" are two lesser-known songs among the more familiar ones. There are more ballads than swingers here, and a few excellent short solos.

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Mel Tormé is in excellent voice for this matchup with Rob McConnell's Boss Brass "My Sweetie Went Away" and "On the Swing Shift" are two lesser-known songs among the more familiar ones. There are more ballads than swingers here, and a few excellent short solos.

Product Details

Release Date:
07/22/2003
Label:
Concord Records
UPC:
0013431101161
catalogNumber:
1011
Rank:
139346

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Performance Credits

Mel Tormé   Primary Artist,Vocals
Rob McConnell   Conductor,Valve Trombone,Track Performer
Moe Koffman   Clarinet,Flute,Alto Saxophone,Soprano Saxophone
Guido Basso   Trumpet,Flugelhorn
Alex Dean   Clarinet,Flute,Tenor Saxophone
Arnie Chycoski   Trumpet,Flugelhorn
Bob Leonard   Clarinet,Flute,Bass Clarinet,Baritone Saxophone
Brian Leonard   Percussion
Bob Livingston   Trombone
John MacLeod   Trumpet,Flugelhorn
Steve McDade   Trumpet
Reg Schwager   Guitar
Ted Warren   Drums
Rick Wilkins   Clarinet,Tenor Saxophone
Alastair Kay   Trombone
Ernie Pattison   Bass Trombone
Gary Pattison   French Horn
Dave Restivo   Piano
Kevin Turcotte   Trumpet,Flugelhorn
Jim Vivian   Bass
Jerry Johnson   Trombone
James MacDonald   French Horn

Technical Credits

George Gershwin   Composer
Rob McConnell   Arranger
Harold Arlen   Composer
Fred Jacobs   Authoring
Jerome Kern   Composer
John Burk   Producer,Executive Producer
Peter DeRose   Composer
Howard Dietz   Composer
Jimmy Dorsey   Composer
Phil Edwards   Engineer
Ira Gershwin   Composer
Oscar Hammerstein   Composer
Johnny Mercer   Composer
Paul Mertz   Composer
Nick Phillips   Producer
Cole Porter   Composer
Arthur Schwartz   Composer
Roy Turk   Composer
Rex Reed   Liner Notes
Kent Judkins   Art Direction
Robert W. Richards   Illustrations
Abbey Anna   Art Direction
Glen Barros   Executive Producer
Sammy Gallop   Composer
Lou Handman   Composer
Paul Madeira   Composer
Desmond Carter   Composer
Ted White   Engineer

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