The Quintet & Beyond 1944-1960

Mel Torme

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4
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2-5 days
Genre
Easy Listening, Jazz
Label
JSP
Released
March 5, 2012

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Description

A stunning collection of the early sides by one of the hippest singers who pulled jazz, pop and easy listening together into one seemless cool style.

From the early Mel Tones and tracks with Artie Shaw through to late 1950's sessions with Billy May Mel Torme's fabulous career is covered comprehensively with superb sound and presentation.

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Key Value
Catalogue number JSPCD972
Barcode 0788065907228
Number of items 4
Packaging type Box Set
Imported No
Weight 377g
Dimensions (LxWxH) 120mm x 40mm x 140mm

Disc 1

Track Listing — Disc 1

Song Title Time
1. Stranger In Town: THE MEL-TONES AND EDDIE LA RUE’S QUARTET -
2. You’ve Laughed At Me For The Last Time: THE MEL-TONES & EDDIE LA RUE’S QUARTET -
3. Am I Blue: THE MEL-TONES & EUGENIE BAIRD AND INSTRUMENTAL ACCOMPANIMENT -
4. Day By Day: BING CROSBY with THE MEL-TONES & THE BUDDY COLE TRIO -
5. Willow Road: MEL TORME with THE MEL-TONES & SONNY BURKE AND HIS ORCHESTRA -
6. I Got The Sun In The Morning: THE MEL-TONES with ARTIE SHAW AND HIS ORCHESTRA -
7. Try A Little Tenderness: THE MEL-TONES & SONNY BURKE’S ORCHESTRA -
8. It Happened In Monterey: MEL TORME with THE MEL-TONES & SONNY BURKE & HIS ORCHESTRA -
9. Born to Be Blue: MEL TORME with THE MEL-TONES & SONNY BURKE & HIS ORCHESTRA -
10. Get Out Of Town: THE MEL-TONES with ARTIE SHAW & HIS ORCHESTRA -
11. What Is This Thing Called Love: THE MEL-TONES with ARTIE SHAW & HIS ORCHESTRA -
12. Changing My Tune: THE MEL-TONES with ARTIE SHAW & HIS ORCHESTRA -
13. For You. For Me. For Evermore: THE MEL-TONES with ARTIE SHAW & HIS ORCHESTRA -
14. Guilty: THE MEL-TONES with ARTIE SHAW & HIS ORCHESTRA -
15. And So To Bed: THE MEL-TONES with ARTIE SHAW & HIS ORCHESTRA -
16. Don’t You Believe It Dear: THE MEL-TONES with ARTIE SHAW & HIS ORCHESTRA -
17. A Little Kiss Each Morning: RAY LINN & HIS ORCHESTRA -
18. It’s Dreamtime: SONNY BURKE & HIS ORCHESTRA -
19. You’re Driving Me Crazy: SONNY BURKE & HIS ORCHESTRA -
20. Who Cares What People Say: SONNY BURKE & HIS ORCHESTRA -
21. I’m Yours: SONNY BURKE & HIS ORCHESTRA -
22. I Can’t Give You Anything But Love: THE PAGE CAVANAUGH TRIO -
23. My Baby Just Cares For Me: THE PAGE CAVANAUGH TRIO -
24. Love, You Funny Thing: THE PAGE CAVANAUGH TRIO -
25. Dance Ballerina Dance: THE PAGE CAVANAUGH TRIO -
26. If I Had A Girl Like You: THE PAGE CAVANAUGH TRIO -
27. Until The Real Thing Comes Along: HAL MOONEY & HIS ORCHESTRA -

Disc 2

Track Listing — Disc 2

Song Title Time
1. But Beautiful: ORCHESTRA CONDUCTED by HAL MOONEY -
2. Love Is The Sweetest Thing: ORCHESTRA CONDUCTED by HAL MOONEY -
3. Gone With The Wind: ORCHESTRA CONDUCTED by HAL MOONEY -
4. I Cover The Waterfront: ORCHESTRA CONDUCTED by HAL MOONEY -
5. County Fair: ORCHESTRA CONDUCTED by HAL MOONEY -
6. A Foggy Day In London Town: ORCHESTRA CONDUCTED by HAL MOONEY -
7. Makin’ Whoopee!: ORCHESTRA CONDUCTED by HAL MOONEY -
8. Little White Lies: ORCHESTRA CONDUCTED by HAL MOONEY -
9. Night And Day: ORCHESTRA CONDUCTED by HAL MOONEY -
10. Three Little Words: THE DAVE BARBOUR QUARTET -
11. Love Me Or Leave Me: THE DAVE BARBOUR QUARTET -
12. Do, Do, Do: ARRANGED & CONDUCTED by SONNY BURKE -
13. Careless Hands: ARRANGED & CONDUCTED by SONNY BURKE -
14. Stompin’ At The Savoy: ARRANGED & CONDUCTED by SONNY BURKE -
15. You’re Getting To Be A Habit With Me: ARRANGED & CONDUCTED BY SONNY BURKE -
16. Blue Moon: with ORCHESTRA CONDUCTED by PETE RUGOLO -
17. Again: with ORCHESTRA CONDUCTED by PETE RUGOLO -
18. The Four Winds And The Seven Seas: with FRANK DEVOL & HIS ORCHESTRA -
19. It’s Too Late Now: with FRANK DEVOL & HIS ORCHESTRA -
20. Sonny Boy: with FRANK DEVOL & HIS ORCHESTRA -
21. Oh You Beautiful Doll: with FRANK DEVOL & HIS ORCHESTRA -
22. The Old Master Painter: with PEGGY LEE THE MELLOWMEN & ORCHESTRA -
23. I Hadn’t Anyone Till You: with THE MEL-TONES & HAL MOONEY’S ORCHESTRA -
24. Cross Your Heart: with THE MEL-TONES & HAL MOONEY’S ORCHESTRA -
25. Skylark: with PETE RUGOLO & HIS ORCHESTRA -
26. Lullaby Of The Leaves: with PETE RUGOLO & HIS ORCHESTRA -
27. Bewitched, Bothered And Bewildered: with PETE RUGOLO & HIS ORCHESTRA -

Disc 3

Track Listing — Disc 3

Song Title Time
1. The Original ‘California Suite’: MEL TORME,WITH THE MEL-TONES & PEGGY LEE -
2. Recipe For Romance: MEL TORME with ORCHESTRA CONDUCTED by PETE RUGOLO -
3. My Buddy: ORCHESTRA CONDUCTED by NELSON RIDDLE -
4. You’re A Heavenly Thing: MEL TORME at the PIANO with HIS TRIO -
5. Don’t Fan The Flame: MEL TORME with PEGGY LEE & ORCH CONDUCTED by SID FELLER -
6. A Stranger In Town: w.THE JUDD CONLON SINGERS. ORCH COND by HAL MOONEY -
7. Anything Can Happen Mambo: with ORCHESTRA & CHORUS CONDUCTED by NEIL HEFTI -
8. Blue Skies: with ORCHESTRA & CHORUS CONDUCTED by NEIL HEFTI -
9. Rose O’Day: with ORCHESTRA CONDUCTED by GEORGE CATES -
10. Hold Tight (Want Some Seafood Mama) w. ORCHESTRA CONDUCTED by GEORGE CATES -
11. All Of You: with ORCHESTRA CONDUCTED by GEORGE CATES -
12. Spellbound: with ORCHESTRA CONDUCTED by GEORGE CATES -
13. The Hut Sut Song: with ORCHESTRA CONDUCTED by GEORGE CATES -
14. Cement Mixer: with ORCHESTRA CONDUCTED by SONNY BURKE -
15. That Old Black Magic: Live at the Crescendo Club. With THE AL PELLEGRINI TRIO -
16. Mountain Greenery: Live at the Crescendo Club. With THE AL PELLEGRINI TRIO -
17. County Fair: Live at the Crescendo Club. With THE AL PELLEGRINI TRIO -
18. The Christmas Song: Live at the Crescendo Club. With THE AL PELLEGRINI TRIO -

Disc 4

Track Listing — Disc 4

Song Title Time
1. Goody, Goody: Live at the Crescendo Club. MEL TORME Piano & Vocal w. AL PELLEGRINI TRIO -
2. Bernie’s Tune: Live at the Crescendo Club. MEL TORME Piano & Vocal w. THE AL PELLEGRINI TRIO -
3. Ghost Of A Chance: ORCHESTRA CONDUCTED by MARTY PAICH -
4. I’m Getting Sentimental Over You: ORCHESTRA CONDUCTED by MARTY PAICH -
5. Prelude To a Kiss: ORCHESTRA CONDUCTED by MARTY PAICH -
6. I’ve Got the World On A String: ORCHESTRA CONDUCTED by MARTY PAICH -
7. Betweeen The Devil And The Deep Blue Sea: ORCHESTRA CONDUCTED by MARTY PAICH -
8. I Surrender Dear: ORCHESTRA CONDUCTED by MARTY PAICH -
9. Don’t Worry ‘Bout Me: ORCHESTRA CONDUCTED by MARTY PAICH -
10. One Morning In May: ORCHESTRA CONDUCTED by MARTY PAICH -
11. I Can’t Give You Anything But Love: ORCHESTRA CONDUCTED by MARTY PAICH -
12. I Let A Song Go Out Of My Heart: ORCHESTRA CONDUCTED by MARTY PAICH -
13. Via Con Dios: with BILLY MAY & HIS ORCHESTRA -
14. Six Lessons From Madam La Zonga: with BILLY MAY & HIS ORCHESTRA -
15. Nina: with BILLY MAY & HIS ORCHESTRA -
16. Frenesi: with BILLY MAY & HIS ORCHESTRA -
17. South Of The Border: with BILLY MAY & HIS ORCHESTRA -
18. Perfidia: with BILLY MAY & HIS ORCHESTRA -
19. The Rhumba Jumps: with BILLY MAY & HIS ORCHESTRA -
20. Malaguena (At the Crossroads): with BILLY MAY & HIS ORCHESTRA -
21. Cuban Love Song: with BILLY MAY & HIS ORCHESTRA -
22. Rosita: with BILLY MAY & HIS ORCHESTRA -
23. Adios: with BILLY MAY & HIS ORCHESTRA -
24. Baia: with BILLY MAY & HIS ORCHESTRA -
25. Baubles.Bangles And Beads: ORCHESTRA CONDUCTED by MARTY PAICH -
26. A Sleepin’ Bee: ORCHESTRA CONDUCTED by MARTY PAICH -
27. The Surrey With The Fringe On The Top: ORCHESTRA CONDUCTED by MARTY PAICH -
28. All I Need Is The Gin: ORCHESTRA CONDUCTED by MARTY PAICH -