Mel Tormé: The Way You Look Tonight

Track

The Way You Look Tonight

Group

Marty Paich Dek-Tette

CD

The Bethlehem Years (Shout! Factory 37985)

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Musicians:

Mel Tormé (vocals), Herb Geller (alto sax), Bob Enevoldsen (valve trombone),

Pete Candoli, Don Fagerquist (trumpet), Vince DeRosa (French horn), Albert Pollan (tuba), Jack Montrose (tenor sax), Jack Dulong (baritone sax), Marty Paich (piano), Max Bennett (bass), Alvin Stoller (drums)

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Composed by Jerome Kern & Dorothy Fields. Arranged by Marty Paich

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Recorded: Hollywood, CA, November 1956

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Rating: 92/100 (learn more)

Tempo? Faaast! Vocal phrasing? Impressive—and each word sounds crystal clear! Arrangement? Both refined and punchy! Solos? Herb Geller's and Bob Enevoldsen's names say it all! Will that be enough to convince you that you'd better fasten your seat belt during these <2½ minutes, and that you will sport a broad smile all along that ride and long after it's over, too? Tormé and Paich were really a gas during these '56 sessions, and this track is among the highlights of the repertoire they recorded then. Any more questions?

Reviewer: Thierry Quénum

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