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Velvet & Brass

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All Music Guide - Scott Yanow
Mel Torm? 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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Editorial Reviews

All Music Guide - Scott Yanow
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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Product Details

  • Release Date: 7/22/2003
  • Label: Concord Records
  • UPC: 013431101161
  • Catalog Number: 1011
  • Sales rank: 101,443

Album Credits

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 II Composer
George Horn Mastering
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
Graeme Brown Mastering
Ted White Engineer
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