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George Shearing & Barry Tuckwell Play the Music of Cole Porter

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George Shearing & Barry Tuckwell Play the Music of Cole Porter
Studio album by
Released1986
RecordedJanuary 1986
GenreJazz
LabelConcord CC 2010[1]
ProducerCarl Jefferson
George Shearing chronology
Grand Piano
(1986)
George Shearing & Barry Tuckwell Play the Music of Cole Porter
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George Shearing & Barry Tuckwell Play the Music of Cole Porter is a 1986 album of the music of Cole Porter by jazz pianist George Shearing and classical French horn player Barry Tuckwell. The pair play as a duet on four selections, two are performed as a quartet with bass and drums, and the remaining five are accompanied by a small orchestra of string players. All arrangements are by Shearing.[2]

Reception

Professional ratings
Review scores
SourceRating
Allmusic3/5 stars[2]
The Penguin Guide to Jazz Recordings2/4 stars[3]

Scott Yanow reviewed the album for Allmusic and wrote that "In general Tuckwell does not improvise but Shearing's arrangements give a jazz feel to all of the performances and make the music accessible (if not really essential) to both classical and jazz listeners".[2]

Track listing

  1. "I Concentrate on You" – 4:58 (orchestra)
  2. "Everything I Love" – 2:54 (quartet)
  3. "I've Got You Under My Skin" – 4:43 (duet)
  4. "Easy to Love" – 2:19 (orchestra)
  5. "In the Still of the Night" – 2:45 (duet)
  6. "Every Time We Say Goodbye" – 4:00 (orchestra)
  7. "But in the Morning, No" – 2:41 (quartet)
  8. "So in Love" – 5:32 (orchestra)
  9. "After You" – 4:27 (duet)
  10. "All Through the Night" – 3:55 (orchestra)
  11. "Do I Love You?" – 5:16 (duet)
All compositions by Cole Porter

Personnel

References

  1. ^ "George Shearing & Barry Tuckwell – Play the Music of Cole Porter (Vinyl, LP)". discogs.com. Retrieved 2016-06-26.
  2. ^ a b c Plays Music of Cole Porter at AllMusic
  3. ^ Cook, Richard; Morton, Brian (2008). The Penguin Guide to Jazz Recordings (9th ed.). Penguin. p. 1287. ISBN 978-0-141-03401-0.
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