Monday, March 13, 2006

Tony Bennett-The Art Of Excellence

Tony Bennett on Columbia Records
CK 40344

The album was produced by Ettore Strata and Danny Bennett and orchestrated and conducted by Jorge Calandrelli. It was released on May 3, 1986 and dedicated to the memory of Mabel Mercer (1900-1984).

The sessions feature the Ralph Sharon Trio with Ralph Sharon on piano; Joe Labarbera on drums and Paul Langosch on bass and the U.K. Orchestra, Ltd.. Ray Charles was guest artist on #6.

  • 1. Why Do People Fall In Love (Dennis Lambert-Brian Potter)
  • 2. Moments Like This (Burton Lane-Frank Loesser)
  • 3. What Are You Afraid Of? (Robert Wells-Jack Segal)
  • 4. When Love Was All We Had (Jorge Calandrelli-Sergio Mihanovich)
  • 5. So Many Stars (Sergio Mendes-Alan Bergman-Marilyn Bergman)
  • 6. Everybody Has The Blues (James Taylor)
  • 7. How Do You Keep The Music Playing (Michel Legrand-Alan Bergman)
  • 8. City Of The Angels (Fred Astaire-Thomas J. Wolf, Jr.)
  • 9. Forget The Woman (Ettore Strata-Ronny Whyte)
  • 10. A Rainy Day (Arthur Schwartz-Howard Dietz)
  • 11. I Got Lost In Her Arms (Irving Berlin)
  • 12. The Day You Leave Me (Cy Coleman-Christopher Gore)


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