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Artist: Torme, Mel And Shorty Rogers
Title: Guard Sessions
Format: CD
Label: SOUNDS OF YESTERYEAR
Catalog Number:877
Barcode:5019317080778 itemnumber=1000106495
Price: $20.98  (All prices include domestic shipping.)
Genre: VOCALS - JAZZ & POP
Release Date: 2/21/2012
Availability: In Stock
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Mel Torme was one of the great vocalist of the forties, fifties and sixties. known for his Jazz singing he was also a Jazz composer and arranger also a drummer, and actor in radio, film and television. He also composed the classic “Christmas Song” (Chestnuts Roasting On An Open Fire). Here he performs on four National guard recruitment programs with the celebrated band of Shorty Rogers And His Giants. These rare recordings form an ideal addition to any serious collection. Shorty Rogers and his Giants: Shorty Rogers (tp,fl-h,arr,cond), Ken Shroyer, George Roberts (tb), Paul Horn, Buddy Collette (fl,cl,as,ts), Bill Hood (bs.bss), Larry Bunker (vlb), Lou Levy (p), Monte Budwig (b), Shelly Manne (d), Mel Torme (voc). Los Angeles CA, May 13, 1963.

Track Listing
GUARD SESSION # 65:

 1. 
Introduction: Hello Young Lovers (voc: Mel Torme)

 2. 
Marie

 3. 
Porgy & Bess Medley (voc: Mel Torme)

 4. 
Menino Desce Do Morro.

GUARD SESSION # 66:

 5. 
Introduction

 6. 
Hey Look Me Over (voc: Mel Torme)

 7. 
One Note Samba

 8. 
A Foggy Day (voc: Mel Torme)

 9. 
Speak Low.

GUARD SESSION # 67:

10. 
Introduction

11. 
The Surrey With A Fringe On Top (voc: Mel Torme)

12. 
Tonight

13. 
The Lady's In Love With You (voc: Mel Torme)

14. 
One O'clock Jump

GUARD SESSION # 68:

15. 
Introduction

16. 
Lulu's Back In Town (voc: Mel Torme)

17. 
Sugar Loaf

18. 
'Round Midnight (voc: Mel Torme)

19. 
Kook-a-ra-cha Waltz



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