Mel Torme And George Shearing

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The Complete Concord Recordings

  • Release Date: 05 Nov 2002
  • CCD7-2144-2

It was a match made in heaven. In the early '80s, velvet-toned jazz vocal master, Mel Torme, teamed up with elegantly swinging jazz pianist, George Shearing, for a recording collaboration that would result in six already-classic Concord Jazz recordings over the course of eight years. Starting with the Grammy Award-winning An Evening with George Shearing & Mel Torme in 1982 and culminating with the Grammy Award-nominated Mel & George 'Do' World War II in 1990 - and bo… MORE

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Mel Torme And George Shearing

 

Velvet-toned vocalist Mel Tormé and elegantly swinging pianist George Shearing were, quite simply, an unrivaled pairing of talents. Consummate entertainers, Tormé and Shearing possessed a collective wit and sense of humor that perfectly matched their peerless musical virtuosity and artistry. Their humorous, now-famous "New York, New York Medley" is a classic example of their signature melding of talents.