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Ladies Sing for Lovers - Frank Mantooth
Track Listing
  1. If You Could See Me Now
  2. When Did You Leave Heaven
  3. You'll See
  4. You Don't Know What Love Is
  5. It Never Entered My Mind
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  1. If You Could See Me Now
  2. When Did You Leave Heaven
  3. You'll See
  4. You Don't Know What Love Is
  5. It Never Entered My Mind
  6. Good Morning Heartache
  7. My Heart Won't Lie
  8. Imagination
  9. Why Stars Come Out at Night
  10. Ballad of the Sad Young Men
  11. The Nearness of You/You're Nearer
  12. I Got It Bad (And That Ain't Good)
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The late Frank Mantooth was best known for his swinging big-band arrangements. For what would be his final major project, Mantooth arranged a dozen love songs for a string orchestra, featuring 12 talented female jazz singers on a tune apiece. The results are rather light on jazz with just occasional brief solos, usually from saxophonist Kim Park, and not much improvising from the singers. The vocalists generally stick close to the melodies while the strings and horns play unadventurous parts. Due to the quality of the ...

Ladies Sing for Lovers 2005, McG Jazz

UPC: 612262101823

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