During his more than 40 year career, Al Viola has been among the most active guitarists in the world. He has appeared on over 500 albums. He accompanied Frank Sinatra for 25 years. He has worked on countless TV shows and movies. His playing has been heard by everyone. This release recorded for Mode Records in September, 1957 was his first under his own name. It features eleven standards and a Bobby Troup composition played solo on acoustic guitar and provides an impressive demonstration of his great taste and style.