Mel Torme, Rob McConnell And The Boss Brass


Velvet And Brass

  • Release Date: 31 Jan 1997
  • CCD-4667-2

Mel has collaborated with Rob McConnell and the vibrant Boss Brass before, but everyone on these sessions seem more inspired, energized, and full of spruce then than on the previous album. McConnell uses the rudiments of composition and harmony in the same way, elevating band charts from the dregs of monotony to create cohesive, lyrical and spontaneous jazz in an exciting, entertaining manor. This is the quintessential landscape to showcase the full range and personality of Mel Torme.



Features Rob McConnell and the Boss Brass, George Shearing, The Great American Songbook Orchestra, The Marty Paich Dek-Tette and Alan Broadbent &… More