Top Drawer - George Shearing with Mel Tormé
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  1. A Shine on Your Shoes
  2. How Do You Say Auf Wiedersehen?
  3. Oleo
  4. Stardust
  5. Hi-Fly
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  1. A Shine on Your Shoes
  2. How Do You Say Auf Wiedersehen?
  3. Oleo
  4. Stardust
  5. Hi-Fly
  6. Smoke Gets in Your Eyes
  7. What's This?
  8. Away in a Manger
  9. Here's to My Lady
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A year after their first meeting on record, pianist George Shearing and singer Mel Torme (this time with Don Thompson on bass) had an equally successful joint recording. The material is often a bit offbeat (including the obscure swing song "Shine on Your Shoes," "How Do You Say Auf Wiedersehen" and the early bop vocal "What's This") but there are also inventive remakes of "Stardust" and "Hi Fly" along with two instrumentals: "Oleo" and a Shearing piano solo on "Away in the Manger." Obviously this CD is full of surprises; ...

Top Drawer 1990, Concord Jazz

UPC: 013431421924

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