The Mel Tormé Collection

The Mel Tormé Collection

by Mel Tormé


Product Details

Release Date: 06/04/1996
Label: Rhino
UPC: 0081227158927
catalogNumber: 71589


Disc 1

  1. Where or When
  2. A Stranger in Town
  3. Day by Day
  4. Willow Road
  5. Born to Be Blue
  6. What Is This Thing Called Love?
  7. Get out of Town
  8. For You, for Me, for Evermore
  9. It's Dreamtime
  10. Gone with the Wind
  11. A Cottage for Sale
  12. Makin' Whoopee
  13. Night and Day
  14. County Fair
  15. Three Little Words
  16. Love Me or Leave Me
  17. How High the Moon
  18. Careless Hands
  19. Blue Moon
  20. Again
  21. The Four Winds and the Seven Seas
  22. Got the Gate on the Golden Gate
  23. Cross Your Heart
  24. Bewitched, Bothered and Bewildered
  25. It Don't Mean a Thing (If It Ain't Got That Swing)
  26. All of You

Disc 2

  1. That Old Black Magic
  2. Mountain Greenery
  3. Bernie's Tune
  4. Goody Goody
  5. I Got It Bad (And That Ain't Good)
  6. All This and Heaven Too
  7. Isn't It Romantic?
  8. Lulu's Back in Town
  9. The Blues
  10. Lullaby of Birdland
  11. Carioca
  12. Fascinating Rhythm
  13. The Lady Is a Tramp
  14. I Got Plenty O' Nuttin'
  15. Nice Work If You Can Get It
  16. The Way You Look Tonight
  17. A Foggy Day
  18. Something's Gotta Give
  19. Cheek to Cheek
  20. Just One of Those Things
  21. I'm Beginning to See the Light
  22. It's All Right with Me
  23. Autumn Leaves
  24. Poor Little Extra Girl

Disc 3

  1. A Nightingale Sang in Berkeley Square
  2. These Foolish Things
  3. Try a Little Tenderness
  4. Prelude to a Kiss
  5. I Let a Song Go out of My Heart
  6. Blues in the Night
  7. Vaya Con Dios (May God Be with You)
  8. Frenesi
  9. At the Crossroads (Malaguena)
  10. It Happened in Monterey
  11. Too Close for Comfort
  12. Swingin' on the Moon
  13. Medley from Wildcat: Far Away from Home/Angelina
  14. I'm Gonna Move to the Outskirts of Town
  15. Sent for You Yesterday (And Here You Come Today)
  16. By Myself
  17. When the World Was Young
  18. It's de-Lovely
  19. Dat Dere
  20. On Green Dolphin Street
  21. Walking Shoes

Disc 4

  1. Comin' Home Baby
  2. Right Now
  3. Cast Your Fate to the Wind
  4. Hey, Look Me Over!
  5. 42nd Street
  6. Sunday in New York
  7. You'd Better Love Me
  8. I've Got You Under My Skin
  9. The Folks Who Live on the Hill
  10. Haven't We Met?
  11. Strangers in the Night
  12. Day in the Life of Bonnie and Clyde
  13. Yesterday, When I Was Young
  14. What Are You Doing the Rest of Your Life?
  15. Gershwin Medley: I Got Rhythm/Mine/Do-Do-Di/'s Wonderful/Embraceable
  16. Pick Yourself Up
  17. The Best Is Yet to Come
  18. Zaz Turned Blue
  19. Big City Blues
  20. Theme from Arthur (Best That I Can Do)
  21. The Christmas Song

Album Credits

Performance Credits

Mel Tormé   Primary Artist,Piano,Vocals
Paul Horn   Woodwind
Lincoln Mayorga   Leader
Bing Crosby   Vocals
Baxter   Vocals,Background Vocals
Barry Manilow   Vocals
Laurindo Almeida   Guitar
Frank Capp   Percussion
Buddy Childers   Trumpet
Cy Coleman   Piano
Buddy Collette   Woodwind
Bob Cooper   Tenor Saxophone,Woodwind
Herb Ellis   Guitar
Victor Feldman   Vibes
Herb Geller   Alto Saxophone
Plas Johnson   Woodwind
Barney Kessel   Guitar
Mel Lewis   Drums
Mundell Lowe   Guitar
Shelly Manne   Bongos,Drums,Marimbas,Timpani
Billy May   Leader
Gerry Mulligan   Baritone Saxophone
Ted Nash   Piano,Woodwind
Dave Pell   Woodwind
Art Pepper   Alto Saxophone
Bill Perkins   Tenor Saxophone
Rufus Reid   Bass
Jimmy Rowles   Piano
Bud Shank   Flute,Alto Saxophone,Woodwind
Artie Shaw   Clarinet,Leader
Margaret Whiting   Vocals
Harry Babasin   Bass
Don Bagley   Bass
Dave Barbour   Guitar
Gus Bivona   Saxophone
Pete Candoli   Trumpet
Dick Collins   Trumpet
Ziggy Elman   Trumpet
Bob Enevoldsen   Trombone,Tenor Saxophone,Valve Trombone
Russell Garcia   Leader
Dave Lambert   Vocals
Ronnie Lang   Clarinet,Alto Saxophone,Baritone Saxophone,Woodwind
Stan Levey   Drums
Ray Linn   Trumpet
Matty Matlock   Woodwind
Arnold Ross   Celeste
Pete Rugolo   Conductor,Leader
Babe Russin   Saxophone,Woodwind
Ralph Sharon   Piano
Stu Williamson   Trumpet,Valve Trombone
George Van Eps   Guitar
Justin Gordon   Woodwind
Bev Kelly   Vocals
Pat Moran   Vocals
Tony Rizzi   Guitar
Mike Wofford   Piano
Corky Hale   Harp
Hal Mooney   Leader
Mike Deasy   Guitar
Buddy Cole   Piano
Frank deVol   Leader
Howard McGhee   Trumpet
Bob Bain   Conductor
Felix Slatkin   Violin
Si Zentner   Trombone
Shorty Rogers   Leader
Jimmy Wisner   Piano
Jim Gordon   Drums
McKibbon   Bass
Eddie Safranski   Bass
Med Flory   Woodwind
George Duvivier   Bass
Charlie Kennedy   Saxophone
Porcino   Trumpet
Marin Alsop   Violin
Victor Arno   Violin
Leonard Atkins   Violin
Bill Atkinson   Trombone
Georgie Auld   Woodwind
Israel Baker   Violin
Robert Barene   Violin
Frank Beach   Trumpet
Arnold Belnick   Violin
Max Bennett   Bass
Benny Carter   Woodwind
Walter Benson   Trombone
Paul Bergstrom   Cello
Milt Bernhart   Trombone
Cy Bernard   Cello
John Best   Trumpet
Harry Betts   Trombone
Betty Beveridge   Vocals,Background Vocals
Harry Bluestone   Violin
Verlye Mills   Harp
Maurice Brown   Strings
Monty Budwig   Bass
Roland Bundock   Bass
Larry Bunker   Accordion,Bongos,Drums,Marimbas,Vibes
Sonny Burke   Leader
Joe Burnett   Trumpet
Red Callender   Tuba
Stella Castellucci   Harp
George Cates   Leader
John Cave   French Horn
Marion Childers   Trumpet
Gene Cipriano   Woodwind
Mahlon Clark   Woodwind
Geoff Clarkson   Piano
Gary Coleman   Vibes
Joe Comfort   Bass
Conrad Gozzo   Trumpet
Sid Cooper   Woodwind
Irving Cottler   Percussion,Drums
Dave Grusin   Piano
John Cyr   Drums
James A. Decker   French Horn
Alvin Dinkin   Viola
Eugene Dinovi   Organ,Piano
Don Fagerquist   Trumpet
Jack DuLong   Baritone Saxophone
Jack Dumont   Woodwind
Teddy Edwards   Saxophone
Gene Estes   Vibes
Nick Fatool   Drums
Frederick Seykora   Cello
David Frisina   Violin
Barry Galbraith   Guitar
Jacques Gasselin   Violin
Chuck Gentry   Violin,Woodwind
James Getzoff   Violin
Bobby Gibbons   Guitar
Joe Gibbons   Guitar
Benny Gill   Violin
Hymie Gunkler   Clarinet,Alto Saxophone
Allan Harshman   Viola
Dick Hazard   Leader
Hendrickson   Guitar
Arthur "Skeets" Herfurt   Saxophone
Milt Holland   Bongos,Gong
Bill Hood   Baritone Saxophone,Woodwind
Howard Roberts   Guitar
Francis Howard   Trombone
Clyde Hurley   Trumpet
Jack Sheldon   Trumpet
Jill Jaffe   Viola
Jenkins   Trombone
Anatol Kaminsky   Violin
Armand Karpoff   Cello
George Kast   Violin
Jules Kinsler   Alto Saxophone,Tenor Saxophone,Woodwind
John Kitzmiller   Tuba
Harry Klee   Flute,Saxophone
Manny Klein   Trumpet
Leo Kruczek   Strings
Bernard Kundell   Violin
Eddie Kusby   Trombone
Carl LaMagna   Violin
Eugene Lamas   Violin
Beverly Lauridsen   Cello
Bob Lawson   Saxophone
Harry Lawson   Saxophone
Jay Leonhart   Bass
Dave Levine   Drums
Harold Lewis   Flute
Marvin Limonick   Violin
John Lowe   Woodwind
Dan Lube   Violin
Edgar Lustgarten   Cello
Joe Maini   Saxophone
Virginia Majewski   Viola
Johnny Mandel   Conductor,Leader
Joe Mondragon   Bass
Dodo Marmarosa   Piano
Marty Paich   Piano,Celeste,Leader
Ann Mason   Harp
Jack Mayhew   Woodwind
Lew McCreary   Trombone
Mel-Tones   Vocals
Robert Mersey   Leader
Ollie Mitchell   Trumpet
Jack Montrose   Tenor Saxophone
Louis Mucci   Trumpet
Dick Nash   Trombone
George Neikrug   Violin
Buddy Neil   Piano
Irma Neumann   Violin
Ginny O'Connor   Vocals,Background Vocals
Donny Osborne   Drums
Bernie Parke   Vocals,Background Vocals
Tommy Pedersen   Trombone
Ralph Pena   Bass
Richard Perissi   French Horn
Bill Pitman   Guitar
Ray Pohlman   Bass
Albert Pollan   Tuba
Carol Pool   Violin
Lou Raderman   Violin
Don Raffell   Saxophone,Woodwind
Milt Raskin   Piano,Celeste
Dorothy Remsen   Harp
Mike Renzi   Piano
Luis Resto   Emulator
Allan Reuss   Guitar
Emil Richards   Vibes
George Roberts   Trombone,Bass Trombone
Robinson   Saxophone
Paul Robyn   Viola
Frank Rosolino   Trombone
Nathan Ross   Violin
Henry Roth   Violin
Mischa Russell   Violin
John Ryan   Bass
Myron Sandler   Viola
George Seaberg   Trumpet
Tommy Shepard   Trombone
Shorty Sherock   Trumpet
Kenny Shroyer   Trombone,Bass Trombone
Paul Shure   Violin
Lou Singer   Drums
Marshall Sosson   Violin
Jack Sperling   Drums
Starlighters   Vocals
Joseph Stephansky   Violin
Phil Stephens   Bass,Vocals
David Sterkin   Viola
Alvin Stoller   Percussion,Bongos,Drums,Marimbas,Timpani
Joe Triscari   Trumpet
Ray Triscari   Trumpet
Lloyd Ulyate   Trombone
Gerald Vinci   Violin
George Wendt   Trumpet
Ollie Wilson   Trombone
Kai Winding   Trombone
Milt Yaner   Woodwind
Mel Zelnick   Drums
Vincent DeRosa   French Horn
Larry Breen   Bass
Gail Laughton   Harp
Eleanor Slatkin   Cello
Margaret Aue   Cello
Jud Conlon   Vocals
Charles Griffard   Trumpet
Ralph Hansell   Xylophone,Vibes
Richard L. Noel   Trombone
Pullman Pederson   Trombone
Gordon Pope   Oboe
Kurt Reher   Cello
Richard Shanahan   Bongos,Drums
Tony Faso   Trumpet
Carl Loeffler   Trombone
Teddy Napoleon   Piano
Nick Pisani   Violin
Olcott Vail   Violin
Arnold Koblentz   Oboe
Michael Melvoin   Piano
Peter Ellis   Violin
Sam Freed   Viola
Paul Geil   Trumpet
Alex Gershunoff   Saxophone
Fred Goerner   Cello
Howard Halbert   Violin
Arthur Kafton   Cello
Morris King   Violin
Mark McIntyre   Piano
Nicholas Ochi-Albi   Cello
Maurice Perlmutter   Viola
Elmer Smithers   Trombone
Stanley Spiegelman   Viola
James Stagliano   French Horn
Rubin Zarchy   Trumpet
Eddie Brown   Woodwind
Lew Stone   Strings
John Gary Williams   Leader
Pelligrini   Piano,Leader
John Anderson   Trumpet
Stan Karpenia   Strings
Joe Kretcher   Saxophone
Morris Lefkowitz   Strings
Morton Friedman   Saxophone
Ethmer Roten   Flute
Arthur Shapiro   Bass
Sidney Sharp   Violin
John Whited   Vocals
Eddie Rosa   Flute
Mannie Thaler   Woodwind
Joe Howard   Trombone
Huntington Burdick   French Horn
James Dupre   Bass
Jack Kirksmith   French Horn
Y Neikrug   Piano
Roland Pirozzi   Woodwind
Ray Sabinsky   Strings
Jules Seder   Bassoon
Sandor Szatmery   Strings
Kathryn Tompson   Harp
Bill Ulyate   Bass Clarinet
June Weiland   Harp
Don St. Was   oberheim
Manny Stein   Bass
Ace Tesone   Bass
Deacon Dunn   Woodwind
George Zornig   Strings
Sarah Kreindler   Violin
Heimann Weinstine   Violin
Richard Cornell   Harp
Charles Graver   Bassoon
Charles Marlowe   Trumpet
John Doling   Vocals
Cheryll Butterman   Harp
Keith Mitchell   Bass
Albert Richmond   French Horn

Technical Credits

Ernesto Lecuona   Composer
Lincoln Mayorga   Arranger
Barry Manilow   Arranger,Producer
Was (Not Was)   Contributor
Michel Legrand   Composer
Billy May   Arranger
Dave Pell   Producer
André Previn   Arranger
Mel Tormé   Composer,Producer,Vocal Arrangements,Compilation Assistant
Jimmy Campbell   Composer
Russell Garcia   Arranger
Neal Hefti   Arranger
John Gray   Contributor
Frank deVol   Arranger
Bob Bain   Arranger
Shorty Rogers   Arranger
Jimmy Wisner   Contributor
Andy Razaf   Composer
Dale Anderson   Contributor
John Audino   Contributor
James Austin   Executive Producer
Alan Bergman   Composer
Marilyn Bergman   Composer
Norman Granz   Producer
Sonny Burke   Arranger,Contributor
Jesse Ehrlich   Contributor
Nesuhi Ertegun   Producer
Bill Green   Contributor
Dick Hazard   Arranger
Francis Howard   Contributor
Bill Inglot   Producer
Dave Kapp   Producer
Louis Kievman   Contributor
Brent Maher   Composer
Johnny Mandel   Arranger
Amerigo Marino   Contributor
Larry Marks   Producer
Skip Martin   Arranger
Marty Paich   Arranger,Contributor
Johnny Mercer   Composer
Robert Mersey   Arranger,Producer
Gene Norman   Producer
Uan Rasey   Contributor
Mike Reid   Composer
Allen Stanton   Producer
Jack Tann   Producer
Jack Tracy   Producer
Ted Vesely   Contributor
Will Weldon   Composer
Tibor Zelig   Contributor
Elizabeth Ershoff   Contributor
Bert Russell   Composer
John Gary Williams   Arranger
Pelligrini   Contributor
Artie Shaw & His Orchestra   Contributor
Frank DeVol & His Orchestra   Contributor
Shorty Rogers & His Giants   Contributor
Pat Moran Quartet   Contributor
Coco Shinomiya   Art Direction
Patrick Milligan   Executive Producer,Discographical Annotation
Wally Stott   Contributor
Louis Adrian   Contributor
Sol Babitz   Contributor
Jim Conkling   Producer
Alberto Dominguez   Composer
Sigmund Ziebel   Contributor
Olga Zundel   Contributor
Red Clyde   Producer
Don St. Was   Producer
Mack David   Composer
Leonard Whitcup   Composer
Dave Cavanaugh   Producer
Gertrude Schrager   Contributor
Roy Jacobs   Composer
Angele Vannier   Composer
Casado Lecuona   Composer
Michel Philippe-Gérard   Composer

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